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TV apps are breaking down into a confusing mess

The idea of an app equating to a TV channel is breaking down as broadband video aggregators are recreating the cable experience over broadband. That's putting companies like Apple in conflict with video providers.

Startup Says Beaming Millimeter Waves Over the Air Will Make It a Star in Ultra-Fast Wireless Broadband

Following its splashy debut, the Boston startup called Starry has quietly tested millimeter waves to wirelessly deliver broadband Internet service with peak speeds up to 1 gigabit per second

Comcast Loses Just $5.50 Per Month When You Cut The Cord Thanks To Its Growing Broadband Monopoly

yesterdayIndustries / Law : Techdirt

We've noted several times that the cable industry is somewhat shielded from the rise of cord cutting because of its growing monopoly over broadband. You see, as AT&T and Verizon give up on unwanted DSL customers they don't want to upgrade...Show More Summary

FreeCharge’s Windows 10 app updated with support for broadband bills payment and more

Last month, FreeCharge’s UWP app was made available for Windows 10 Mobile devices. Today, FreeCharge released a new update for its app adding new improvements. You can now pay your broadband bills including ACT Fibernet on Freecharge. And with the new offers page, you can find new offers. Here is the full changelog: Broadband Payments: Pay […]

Cable operator Altice to launch super-fast fiber in US

European-based cable operator Altice announced plans Wednesday to launch ultra-fast broadband service as part of its expansion in the United States.

CenturyLinkVoice: What Small And Midsize Businesses Can Expect From Broadband By 2025

Many small and midsize companies in the United States are enjoying faster internet speeds than ever before. Yet the country on average ranks low among industrialized nations.

Netflix Enables Program Downloading For Subscribers Worldwide

Starting today Netflix subscribers won’t have to leave its programming behind when a broadband connection is out of reach. The streaming video company has begun to allow customers to download offerings including Orange is The New Black,...Show More Summary

Inside Reliance Jio's audacious plan to disrupt India's internet landscape

"Today, India is ranked 155th in the world for mobile broadband Internet access, out of 230 countries. Jio is conceived to change this. I have no doubt that with the launch of Jio, India’s rank will go up to among the top ten. 1.2 billion...Show More Summary

What's up with Madagascar?

(Washington University in St. Louis) The island of Madagascar off the coast of Africa was largely unexplored seismically until recently. The first broadband seismic images of the island help solve a longstanding mystery: why are there volcanoes far from any tectonic boundary?

Trump Telecom Advisor Doesn't Think Broadband Monopolies Are Real, Wants To Dismantle The FCC

5 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

We just got done noting how despite all the hype surrounding Google Fiber and similar initiatives, the cable industry's monopoly over broadband service is growing larger than ever. Incumbent telcos don't want to upgrade their DSL customers across huge portions of their networks, effectively giving cable broadband less competition than ever. Show More Summary

NY Times Is Really Enthused To Use Spectrum Auction To Increase Government Broadcasting

Because what we need are more government held indoctrination divisions (NY Times) With the demand for wireless broadband growing, the Federal Communications Commission is auctioning off a big chunk of

SpaceX wants to launch more satellites than are already in orbit

Elon Musk’s space firm is seeking permission to launch 4425 satellites into space with the aim of delivering superfast broadband to the masses

UK to put up £1BN for full fiber broadband and 5G, £400M extra for VC

The UK government has confirmed it will be borrowing to try to encourage investment in high speed fiber broadband networks and 5G technology — with a plan to spend over £1BN by 2020-2021 to bolster the country’s digital infrastructure. Read More

Over half of world's population does not use internet: UN

More than half the world's population does not use the internet, with prohibitive broadband costs keeping billions off line, a United Nations report said Tuesday.

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