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05.24.14
FCC gets approval for plan to subsidize fast rural internet access
05.24.14

FCC gets approval for plan to subsidize fast rural internet access

At long last, the FCC can move forward with reforming its rural connection subsidies for the broad...

By J. Fingas,   05.24.14
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01.31.14
US phone companies to explore replacing all phone numbers with IP addresses
01.31.14

US phone companies to explore replacing all phone numbers with IP addresses

Voice-over-IP (VoIP) is nothing new, of course, but so far it's been regarded merely as an add-on...

By S. Sakr,   01.31.14
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10.29.13
FCC rubber-stamps use of select AT&T LTE bands by smaller US carriers
10.29.13

FCC rubber-stamps use of select AT&T LTE bands by smaller US carriers

Last month, AT&T agreed to let smaller US carriers use its 700MHz LTE spectrum, and now the Fe...

By A. Santos,   10.29.13
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10.02.13
UK regulator names Microsoft, Google and others for white space wireless trials
10.02.13

UK regulator names Microsoft, Google and others for white space wireless trials

Though rural dwellers are often broadband-poor, there seems to be plenty of companies lining up to...

By S. Dent,   10.02.13
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09.11.13
AT&T agrees to LTE interoperability with smaller US carriers
09.11.13

AT&T agrees to LTE interoperability with smaller US carriers

Numerous regional US carriers have called for AT&T to support their 700MHz bands, which would...

By J. Fingas,   09.11.13
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07.05.13
UK watchdog warns of rural broadband delay, blames BT monopoly
07.05.13

UK watchdog warns of rural broadband delay, blames BT monopoly

Despite receiving hundreds of millions of pounds in government subsidies, the effort to bring high...

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06.14.13
Dish and nTelos start testing fixed LTE broadband in rural Virginia (video)
06.14.13

Dish and nTelos start testing fixed LTE broadband in rural Virginia (video)

Dish has so far had to be content with offering broadband over its existing satellite network, but...

By J. Fingas,   06.14.13
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04.27.13
UK regulator wants white space wireless service in 2014, starts trials this fall
04.27.13

UK regulator wants white space wireless service in 2014, starts trials this fall

While there have been white space test runs in the UK, these were private trials that weren't goin...

By J. Fingas,   04.27.13
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