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08.22.12
Mainland China, Taiwan send first data over direct fiber optic link, take steps towards peace and harmony
08.22.12

Mainland China, Taiwan send first data over direct fiber optic link, take steps towards peace and harmony

Relations between mainland China and Taiwan haven't always been what you'd call warm, even with ma...

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08.01.12
House of Lords wants UK TV to go fully online and leave airwaves clear for cellphones
08.01.12

House of Lords wants UK TV to go fully online and leave airwaves clear for cellphones

The UK House of Lords' Communications Committee has suggested that all broadcast TV should be move...

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07.26.12
Google Fiber gets formal launch, adds Google Fiber TV (update: event video)
07.26.12

Google Fiber gets formal launch, adds Google Fiber TV (update: event video)

Google just kicked its Google Fiber efforts into overdrive. The company's Kansas City effort is ge...

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07.20.12
Comcast reportedly prepping 305Mbps internet service, aims to put FiOS in its place
07.20.12

Comcast reportedly prepping 305Mbps internet service, aims to put FiOS in its place

Sure, at 300Mbps Verizon's FiOS Quantum is lightning fast -- but reports say that Comcast is prepp...

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07.05.12
Facebook and others invest in 6,214-mile Asia-Pacific undersea internet cable, friend request lag to plummet
07.05.12

Facebook and others invest in 6,214-mile Asia-Pacific undersea internet cable, friend request lag to plummet

It's almost become a truism that internet connections from the Asia-Pacific region to the rest of t...

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06.28.12
BT kicks off 330Mbps 'FTTP on Demand' trials, reveals pilot locations
06.28.12

BT kicks off 330Mbps 'FTTP on Demand' trials, reveals pilot locations

Not everyone is apparently in love with British operator BT's green boxes. Still, that isn't stopp...

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06.18.12
Verizon intros FiOS Quantum, officially priced up to 300Mbps
06.18.12

Verizon intros FiOS Quantum, officially priced up to 300Mbps

What's faster than FiOS internet service? FiOS Quantum evidently, as Verizon's latest high-speed i...

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06.01.12
Upscale London borough says no no no to BT's broadband revolution, ugly green boxes
06.01.12

Upscale London borough says no no no to BT's broadband revolution, ugly green boxes

Between all of the delays, disappointment and a general lack of availability, many Brits can't see...

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05.30.12
Verizon doubles FiOS speeds to 300Mbps, thumb-twiddling waits are officially over
05.30.12

Verizon doubles FiOS speeds to 300Mbps, thumb-twiddling waits are officially over

Verizon's IP network traffic jam apparently wasn't that much of an issue, since it just kicked up...

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