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Charter is returning $62.5 million to New Yorkers over slow Internet speeds in what regulators call the biggest ISP refund ever

The New York attorney general's office, which brought the suit, said Charter will pay $62.5 million directly to customers.

16 hours ago from The Washington Post

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AT&T 5G Wireless Service Lights Up This Friday, $70/Month For 15GB

If you are itching to be one of the first on the block with 5G wireless connectivity, AT&T is getting ready to turn on its network in a few select cities. Unlike Verizon's 5G service, which ...

11 hours ago from HotHardware

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Sprint and T-Mobile merger approved by national security council

As Sprint and T-Mobile continue the lengthy process of attempting a merger, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, ...

17 hours ago from Techspot

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ICYMI: California withdraws 'text tax' after FCC ruling

California regulators have canceled a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones.

Mon 17 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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FCC forces California to drop plan for government fees on text messages

FCC said texts aren't telecommunications, causing California to ditch fee plan.

Mon 17 Dec 18 from Arstechnica

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Sprint, T-Mobile merger gets first green light

The proposed $26-billion merger between wireless operators T-Mobile and Sprint in the US won approval Monday from regulators that vet such deals for national security concerns.

23 hours ago from Phys.org

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T-Mobile denies lying to FCC about size of its 4G network

T-Mobile says it provided accurate network information to FCC.

10 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Millimeter perfect harmony pitched in quest for 5G economic boost

Ultra-short-wave mobile spectrum could add $565 billion to global economic output over the next 15 years if used to connect robots or other applications, the telecoms industry estimates.

Wed 12 Dec 18 from Reuters Technology

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FCC Will Allow Carriers To Block Unwanted/Spam Text Messages

Spam text messages are annoying as the notifications you get from them are distracting, especially since a lot of times the number used changes, which means that it’s impossible to try and ...

Wed 12 Dec 18 from Ubergizmo

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Massachusetts town votes to build their own municipal fiber network over Comcast alternative

It's no secret that Comcast isn't exactly the most-liked company in the world, and that became particularly clear on Friday when a small town in Massachusetts -- Charlemont -- voted against ...

Wed 12 Dec 18 from Techspot

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