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Verizon’s Go Unlimited plan will soon work in Mexico and Canada

In August, Verizon split its unlimited data plan into three new options with some annoying limits and restrictions on video streaming. The basic of those three plans, Go Unlimited, ...

18 hours ago from The Verge

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FCC Backtracks On Reducing Broadband Speed Standard, Admits Wireless Can't Replace Home Broadband

The FCC has been catching heat in its current form for making changes to existing regulations governing broadband internet access. The big change the FCC made was to eliminate the net neutrality ...

23 hours ago from HotHardware

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Delta Air to tighten rules for onboard service animals

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines is tightening the requirements for passengers traveling with onboard service and emotional support animals, the carrier said on Friday, following a sharp ...

Fri 19 Jan 18 from Reuters

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TalkTalk most complained-about broadband provider

The Post Office came out worst for landline services and Vodafone worst for mobile services.

Fri 19 Jan 18 from BBC Technology

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Millions could save £180 a year on broadband by chasing deals

Service providers put out their best tariffs at set times of the year, but many users are failing to take advantage of them, says comparison siteBroadband providers put out their best deals ...

Sat 20 Jan 18 from Guardian.co.uk

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Reaching rural America with broadband internet service

All across the U.S., rural communities' residents are being left out of modern society and the 21st century economy. I've traveled to Kansas, Maine, Texas and other states studying internet ...

Wed 17 Jan 18 from Phys.org

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Lyft opens its ride-booking Concierge service to all businesses

Lyft has finally opened up Concierge to businesses and organizations of all sizes. The program allows members to hail rides for other people, giving companies a way to offer that extra ...

Wed 17 Jan 18 from Engadget

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'Superfast' internet cable to cross Mediterranean sea

A Cypriot company says its new sub-sea internet cable that will connect Israel with Spain will be powerful enough to handle up to 60 percent of the world's internet traffic at peak time.

Tue 16 Jan 18 from Phys.org

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French telcos to spend $3.7 billion to plug network gaps

PARIS (Reuters) - France's mobile telephone operators will spend more than 3 billion euros ($3.7 billion) rolling out a 4G network to ensure there are no coverage gaps by 2020, a government ...

Sun 14 Jan 18 from Reuters Technology

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Nepal accesses internet through China, ending India monopoly

Nepal has opened an optical fiber link across the Himalayan mountains to China, ending years of dependency on India for internet access.

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Phys.org

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