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Broadband industry sues New York over $15 price cap
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Broadband industry sues New York over $15 price cap

Companies argue FCC regulations forbid this type of state-level regulation
4 May 2021
New York caps low-income broadband at $15 per month
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New York caps low-income broadband at $15 per month

High-speed broadband will carry a $20-per-month cap
19 Apr 2021
AT&T pledges $2 billion to help bridge the digital divide
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AT&T pledges $2 billion to help bridge the digital divide

Telecoms giant is working with the Emergency Broadband Benefit program
14 Apr 2021
Biden plans to connect every American to broadband
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Biden plans to connect every American to broadband

Infrastructure plan includes $100 billion to expand access to high-speed internet
1 Apr 2021
How to measure your network bandwidth
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How to measure your network bandwidth

It’s actually more about measuring your throughput
26 Mar 2021
FCC proposes emergency broadband subsidies
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FCC proposes emergency broadband subsidies

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program would expand existing subsidies for pandemic-stricken households
23 Feb 2021
SpaceX wins $885.5m to connect rural America
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SpaceX wins $885.5m to connect rural America

FCC awards the funding as part of $9.2 billion broadband war chest
8 Dec 2020
Dish chooses VMware Telco Cloud platform to deploy 5G in US
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Dish chooses VMware Telco Cloud platform to deploy 5G in US

Dish will deploy 5G services across the US by June 2023
31 Jul 2020
The Keep Americans Connected Pledge has officially expired
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The Keep Americans Connected Pledge has officially expired

Pai encourages lawmakers to consider The Broadband Connectivity and Digital Equity Framework
2 Jul 2020
Vermont's new plan would mean broadband access for all
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Vermont's new plan would mean broadband access for all

Even the most rural areas of The Green Mountain State would have high-speed internet acces
20 May 2020
'Decent' broadband speeds lacking in UK properties
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'Decent' broadband speeds lacking in UK properties

Ofcom's Connected Nations report finds broadband is still lacking across 4% of the UK
15 Dec 2017
TalkTalk branded worst broadband provider by Which?
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TalkTalk branded worst broadband provider by Which?

Sky and BT both also fared badly in the company's twice-yearly survey
25 Sep 2017
Openreach launches 'full-fibre' consultation
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Openreach launches 'full-fibre' consultation

The firm is seeking input from industry to help assess consumer demand
18 Jul 2017
Budget 2017: Tech industry welcomes skills investment
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Budget 2017: Tech industry welcomes skills investment

But vendors believe broadband funding should go further
9 Mar 2017
BT admits it must improve as Openreach spin-off looms
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BT admits it must improve as Openreach spin-off looms

BT should improve its customer service, says chairman Michael Rake
5 Dec 2016
Hackers try to turn Deutsche Telekom routers into Mirai bots
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Hackers try to turn Deutsche Telekom routers into Mirai bots

Up to 900,000 Deutsche Telekom customers affected by hack on the German communications company
29 Nov 2016
UK consumers are unhappy with broadband
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UK consumers are unhappy with broadband

Survey finds many unhappy with broadband in the UK
22 Nov 2016
Ofcom vows to speed up Wi-Fi connections for everyone
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Ofcom vows to speed up Wi-Fi connections for everyone

Regulator will make more airwaves available for Wi-Fi channels so the current frequencies aren't saturated
16 May 2016
Around half of rural areas have sub-par broadband speeds
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Around half of rural areas have sub-par broadband speeds

OFCOM research shows that 48 per cent of rural areas receive less than 10Mbps
1 Dec 2015
CityFibre waives business connection fees
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CityFibre waives business connection fees

The company will give away free connections in its six project cities for the next three weeks
21 Oct 2015
Vodafone re-enters broadband market with cut-price fibre
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Vodafone re-enters broadband market with cut-price fibre

Connect fibre service sports free router and companion app, but expert questions availability
10 Jun 2015
50,000 sign up to BT Mobile
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50,000 sign up to BT Mobile

BT’s burgeoning 4G network gets off to a good start as telco develops quad-play offering
7 May 2015
General Election 2015: Comparing the parties' tech policies
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General Election 2015: Comparing the parties' tech policies

Part One: Broadband, SMBs and education
20 Apr 2015