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The Morning News Links Will Return On Monday, October 4th - - Mon, 27 Sep 2021

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A Look At Efforts To Close The Digital As Study Finds 120M+ Americans Can't Get Broadband Internet; + more news - - Thu, 23 Sep 2021

A look at efforts to close the digital divide in states like Arkansas, as a Microsoft study finds around 120M Americans don't have access to high-speed internet
T-Mobile US talks up its rural ambitions
25GS-PON - The Next Next Generation of Multi-Gigabit Broadband
North American 5G Connections Grow 67% in One Year
AT&T scores a win over Verizon in mmWave 5G
T-Mobile pushing small Metro stores closure with new customer service rules
AT&T customers say they re receiving an onslaught of spam texts from AT&T
Spectrum screen unlikely to happen anytime soon, says former FCC chief
Comcast unleashes global streaming box, the XiOne
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Biden's Leadership Vacuum May Hamstring US Spectrum Strategy; + more notable news - - Wed, 22 Sep 2021

Biden's leadership vacuum may hamstring US spectrum strategy
Comcast offers ultra-cheap Internet to Federal Pell Grant recipients
T-Mobile announces expanded 5G Home Internet access across southern U.S.
Charter Taps State VATI Funding for Rural Virginia Broadband Build
AT&T's fiber expansion could reach beyond 30 million locations
Louisiana lawmakers slam AT&T for emergency communication failures
macOS is susceptible to running arbitrary code when a user opens a malicious .inetloc file, and Apple's first attempt to silently fix the issue failed
Democracy advocate finds internet freedom has declined globally for 11th consecutive year
UK government claims gigaboom as next-gen broadband reaches one in two premises
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FCC's Carr Still Pushing A Dumb Telecom Tax On 'Big Tech'; + more notable news - - Tue, 21 Sep 2021

FCC's Carr Still Pushing A Dumb Telecom Tax On 'Big Tech'
Roku rolls new products and OS as streaming competition stays hot
AT&T takes FCC to court over 5G backhaul
Epik data breach impacts 15 million users; Scraped WHOIS data of NON-Epik customers also exposed in the 180 GB leak
Verizon vs T-Mobile vs AT&T: here's how the three US carriers size up against the world 5G champions
T-Mobile urges FCC to get moving on 2.5 GHz auction date
Cleveland Non-Profit DigitalC to Use Private LTE for Low-Income Internet Offering phone services disrupted by DDoS extortion attack
The World s Most Used Apps, by Downstream Traffic - YouTube Streaming Takes Up 49% Of Total By Itself
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Starlink Will Exit Beta Next Month; How California's Broadband Infrastructure Law Promotes Local Choice; + more news - - Mon, 20 Sep 2021

Elon Musk: Starlink Will Exit Beta Next Month
How California s Broadband Infrastructure Law Promotes Local Choice
ISPs suffer losses and make plans in face of climate crisis
Strong Intent to Purchase Starlink, But People Don t Seem to Understand It
Who should pay for the bridge across the digital divide?
AT&T takes FCC to court over 5G backhaul
AT&T lost $200M in seven years to illegal phone unlocking scheme
T-Mobile to start offering in-store same-day repairs at their stores
C Spire Completes Fiber Route Connecting Mississippi and Alabama
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ISP InTouch Systems Joins CityFibre’s UK Full Fibre Network - Tue, 28 Sep 2021

Norfolk-based broadband ISP InTouch Systems, which also runs two fixed wireless providers – ITSwisp and WiSpire, has today become the latest internet provider to hop on to CityFibre’s growing Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) platform – starting with their networks in Lowestoft and Norwich. At this point it’s worth remembering that InTouch Systems previously held an ambition to […]

CityFibre Expand Bechtel Deal to Support UK FTTP Broadband Rollout - Tue, 28 Sep 2021

Fibre optic network builder CityFibre has today expanded their existing “strategic alliance” with Bechtel, which already helps the operator to manage their huge infrastructure deployment projects. The move formalises a 5-year extension to the existing partnership. The deal is designed to support CityFibre’s £4bn deployment, which aims to cover 1 million UK premises with their […]

Giffgaff UK Boost Mobile Data Allowances on Goodybag Plans - Tue, 28 Sep 2021

Mobile operator giffgaff has informed UK customers that they’re going to be boosting the data (mobile broadband) allowances across most of their 4G and ultrafast 5G based “golden goodybag” plans from 22nd October 2021, which will be applied to both new and existing customers at no extra cost. Typically, all of giffgaff’s Pay Monthly (no […]

Amazon debuts Astro in-home robot, new Alexa, and Ring products during virtual event - 2021-09-28T17:31

Alexa Together turns your loved one's Echo into an emergency support device - 2021-09-28T17:19

Amazon is adding offline voice recognition to Alexa devices - 2021-09-28T17:11