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08.19.13
Connecting Cape Town: Inside South Africa's TV white spaces experiment
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08.19.13

Connecting Cape Town: Inside South Africa's TV white spaces experiment

In 2011, a United Nations commission came to a powerful conclusion: access to broadband internet i...

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06.08.13
TV white spaces forum paves the way for wireless broadband across Africa
06.08.13

TV white spaces forum paves the way for wireless broadband across Africa

I've traveled to remote islands in the South Pacific where wireless internet is proving to be the...

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04.18.13
Broadband internet arrives in California's Gold Country through white spaces deployment
04.18.13

Broadband internet arrives in California's Gold Country through white spaces deployment

While select outfits race to make satellite broadband an acceptable solution for those who need pi...

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10.01.12
Hughes updates its HughesNet satellite broadband with Gen4 service
10.01.12

Hughes updates its HughesNet satellite broadband with Gen4 service

On the same day that Dish's new satellite broadband service kicks off, partner Hughes is upgrading...

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09.27.12
Dish Network launches nationwide satellite broadband service with ViaSat, Hughes, calls it dishNET
09.27.12

Dish Network launches nationwide satellite broadband service with ViaSat, Hughes, calls it dishNET

Dish Network's long-gestating tie-up with ViaSat and Hughes has finally arrived under the name dis...

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08.21.12
FCC report says 19 million Americans still without broadband access
08.21.12

FCC report says 19 million Americans still without broadband access

The FCC believes that 19 million Americans don't have access to broadband, defined as internet acc...

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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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07.25.12
CenturyLink gets $35 million FCC grant to connect 45,000 rural homes to the internet (updated)
07.25.12

CenturyLink gets $35 million FCC grant to connect 45,000 rural homes to the internet (updated)

CenturyLink has announced that it's getting $35 million from the FCC's Connect America Fund to hoo...

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07.04.12
The most expensive internet in America: fighting to bring affordable broadband to American Samoa
07.04.12

The most expensive internet in America: fighting to bring affordable broadband to American Samoa

"You could argue that there's some value in it." That's New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, s...

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