Telecommunications

Google Fiber wants to beam internet access to people’s homes

In the six years since it was launched, Google Fiber has only expanded to three metropolitan areas, and even though it’s working on...
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Google’s wireless network is now available without an invite

Hiding products behind an invite system is a great way to piss a lot of potential customers off, and few companies...
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AT&T is bringing its 5G technology to Austin by the end of the year

While other carriers are still working on expanding their 4G networks, companies like AT&T and Verizon are already developing their own...
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Microsoft believes underwater data centers are the future

Half of us live near the coast, so why doesn’t our data? That’s the question that inspired the creation of Project Natick,...
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Google has started testing a Google Fiber Phone service

It’s probably been years since you last used your landline telephone in any meaningful way, assuming you have one at all,...
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Google is testing solar-powered drones that deliver 5G internet

I’m sure we’ve all heard about Google’s plan to create a system of delivery drones by now, but deliveries aren’t the...
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T-Mobile’s CEO has apologized to the EFF for freaking the hell out

T-Mobile CEO John Legere is nothing if not brazen, often to the amusement and respect of the people on the Internet, but...
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Why are you still using that dinosaur phone system?

If you are in the business world, chances are you’re looking to grow your business in some capacity.  You would probably...
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China Mobile plans to have 500 million 4G users by the end of 2016

China Mobile isn’t just the largest of China’s state-run wireless carriers, it’s the largest wireless carrier in the world, with almost...
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The FCC is having to go to court to defend its net neutrality rules

I think it’s safe to say that broadband providers weren’t very pleased when the FCC announced its net neutrality rules, and...
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Britain wants to have ubiquitous Internet access before 2020

With somewhere around 90% of the British population having connected to the Internet sometime in the last year, it’s obvious that...
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T-Mobile’s latest Un-carrier move could be its craziest one yet

T-Mobile has gotten pretty crazy with its Un-carrier moves, but this leak claims that the company is preparing to take things...
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Google is using balloons to bring Internet access to Indonesia

With the fourth-largest population on the planet and a rapidly developing economy, Indonesia could very well be the next China or India...
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Comcast has confirmed that it wants to become a wireless carrier

Following months of rumors that Comcast is interested in becoming a wireless carrier, CEO Brain Roberts has confirmed that his company...
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Europe’s horrendous net neutrality “protections” have been passed

Earlier today, the European Parliament voted in favor of its controversial net neutrality protections, the same ones that activists and technology companies have criticized for containing...
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Russia might be preparing to sever undersea Internet cables

Forget about the usual death and destruction that war brings, we should be worrying about Russia severing our Internet connections in...
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Comcast wants to be your new wireless carrier with help from Verizon

It looks like one the most-hated cable companies in the United States is about to join forces with one of the...
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This British town is the first in the world to use Smart Pavement

I thought it was pretty cool that when New York City announced that it would be turning some of its payphones into...
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