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5G Rivals Face Record $81B Tab After Spectrum Buying Spree; FCC Gives Blessing On Frontier Restructuring; + more - - Tue, 19 Jan 2021

5G Rivals Face an $81 Billion Tab After Spectrum Buying Spree
FCC Gives its Blessing on Frontier Restructuring, Company Expects to Exit Bankruptcy Soon
Online UK sales tax considered to pay off Covid debt
Don t expect a less disruptive T-Mobile in 2021
Further Deregulation of 5G Technology Won t Close the Digital Divide
Is there any reason to get Verizon over Visible?
HBO Max Wins Biggest Share Of New Q4 Streaming Subs
Trump's admin has notified Huawei suppliers including Intel that it's revoking licenses to sell to Huawei
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It Could Be Years Until The Full Benefits Of 5G Are Unlocked; Cisco Buys Acacia Communications For $4.5B; + more news - - Fri, 15 Jan 2021

It could be years until the full benefits of 5G are unlocked
Cisco says it has struck a new deal to buy Acacia Communications for around $4.5B, boosting the original purchase price by 64%
AT&T 5G lands in US airports starting at Tampa International
Shaw Mobile drives wireless gains, but broadband subs slide again
Google completes Fitbit acquisition, vows to protect users' privacy, says deal has always been about devices, not data
Trump designates Xiaomi as 'Communist Chinese military' company
AT&T Business CEO reflects on 5G s first year: We sit in a stronger place today'
HBO Max Extends 22% Off Promotion: Streaming service for $11.66/month now goes through March 1
Apple has removed a controversial feature in macOS 11.2 beta 2 that allowed its own apps to bypass third-party firewalls, security tools, and VPNs
Samsung's entire lineup of Galaxy S21 phones will not include a power adapter in the box; Samsung to reduce the price of its 25W adapter to $20, down from $35
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ACA Connects: Smaller Video Providers Pay 43% More Than Larger Providers For Retransmission Fees; + more news - - Thu, 14 Jan 2021

ACA Connects: Smaller Video Providers Pay 43% More than Larger Providers for Retransmission Fees
Cricket Wireless announces 3G network shutdown schedule
FCC Chair Pai Has an Idea for the C-Band Auction Windfall and It Involves USF
T-Mobile US signs 5G deals with Ericsson and Nokia
Cord-cutting just got even harder for sports fans
AT&T Restores Service Following Major Outage Across South Florida
19 Devices Will Stop Working on T-Mobile s Network
Americans Now Spend More Time Using Apps Than Watching Live TV
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Judge Refuses To Cut The Billion Dollar Damages Cox Must Pay; Billionaires' Brawl Over Satellite Broadband; + more news - - Wed, 13 Jan 2021

Judge refuses to cut the billion dollar damages Cox must pay the majors
The billionaires' brawl over satellite broadband
Report: Cord-Cutting During the Pandemic Leads to Streaming Now Accounting for 68% of TV Viewing
AT&T scuttles sales of AT&T TV Now
Intelsat to test 4G connections to iPhones from stratosphere
T-Mobile's secret sauce gives its 5G network a major advantage among its U.S. rivals
AT&T Reportedly Wants to Raise $14 Billion For 5G Auction
Verizon, UPS Partner on Drone Delivery
Roku Touts North American Smart TV Supremacy Over Samsung
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Dems To ISPs: You're Not Gonna Hike Broadband Prices, Slap Restrictions On Folks In A Pandemic, Are You?; + more news - - Tue, 12 Jan 2021

Dems to ISPs: You're not gonna hike broadband prices, slap restrictions on folks in a pandemic, are you?
North Idaho ISP Your T1 WIFI will block Facebook and Twitter for customers that request it after it received complaints over censorship
Verizon CEO pitches 5G as a 'platform' for services like drone delivery
T-Mobile tells the FCC that it needs more mid-band spectrum for 5G service in the states
AT&T, Verizon, Comcast halt donations to lawmakers who opposed Biden's election
Is AT&T Smart, or Desperate for Customers?
LG says Google Stadia and Nvidia's GeForce Now are coming to its latest TVs in the second half of 2021
Without a clear strategy, UK government will exclude rural areas from gigabit broadband rollout
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EE Still in the Lead as UK’s Best Mobile Network for H2 2020 - Wed, 20 Jan 2021

The latest biannual H2 2020 study of mobile network (4G and 5G) performance across the United Kingdom by RootMetrics has found that EE (BT) continues to be the best overall operator. On top of that they also delivered the fastest median (average) broadband download speed of 43Mbps (similar to 42.6Mbps in H1). Much like the […]

Mobile Operators Reject Call to Stop 5G Rollout Over Health Fears - Tue, 19 Jan 2021

The trade association for UK mobile operators, Mobile UK, has warned that calls for the 5G rollout to be delayed on health grounds are “without merit“. The commentary comes after Professor John William Frank (University of Edinburgh) alleged that the transmitter density required for 5G may be “potentially harmful to health.” At present the only […]

Wireless ISP Quickline Joins Cityfibre’s UK Full Fibre Network - Tue, 19 Jan 2021

Broadband ISP Quickline has today become the latest ISP to join Cityfibre’s growing national wholesale Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network, which will enable them to launch gigabit-capable internet packages across a number of initial UK towns and cities during early 2021. As most people know, Cityfibre is currently investing £4bn (here and here) to rollout FTTP across […]

'Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning' heads to Switch on March 16th - 2021-01-19T23:55

Brave web browser adds native support for peer-to-peer IPFS protocol - 2021-01-19T23:47

Elon Musk said it was 'Not a Flamethrower' - 2021-01-19T23:20