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07.02.15
22 Massachusetts towns will build their own gigabit internet service
07.02.15

22 Massachusetts towns will build their own gigabit internet service

The FCC made it clear that towns should have the freedom to build their own broadband services, an...

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06.29.15
Researchers have broken the capacity limits of fiber optic networks
06.29.15

Researchers have broken the capacity limits of fiber optic networks

You can allay those fears that the fiber optic network that delivers your internet is going to ove...

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06.19.15
Verizon gets slapped by New York City mayor
06.19.15

Verizon gets slapped by New York City mayor

Way back when, Verizon pledged to build fiber optic services to every home in NYC, but for some re...

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05.17.15
The internet risks hitting peak capacity soon, but it can be saved
05.17.15

The internet risks hitting peak capacity soon, but it can be saved

The internet has more than one capacity problem to worry about, apparently. Researchers met in Lo...

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05.11.15
Microsoft pours money into undersea data cables
05.11.15

Microsoft pours money into undersea data cables

For many internet giants, undersea fiber optic cables are a lifeline. In some cases, it's the dif...

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04.20.15
AT&T finally brings its gigabit internet to Chicago's suburbs
04.20.15

AT&T finally brings its gigabit internet to Chicago's suburbs

Back in October of last year, we learned about AT&T's plans to launch its 1Gbps fiber network,...

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04.18.15
Comcast's gigabit internet hits northern California in June
04.18.15

Comcast's gigabit internet hits northern California in June

Comcast is bringing its twice-as-fast-as-Google-Fiber internet service to northern California. Pot...

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04.13.15
TWC boosts its internet speeds to counter Google Fiber
04.13.15

TWC boosts its internet speeds to counter Google Fiber

It's amazing what the addition of a little competition into a natural monopoly can do. Google anno...

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04.09.15
Scientists eye secure communications by slowing down light
04.09.15

Scientists eye secure communications by slowing down light

We've already seen what fiber optics can do for internet speeds, and it looks like the medium coul...

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