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Comcast Kills Its 250GB Data Cap, Is Testing More Flexible Data Plans

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Comcast announced today that it is doing away with its 250 GB data cap, and will be moving to test out new plans will charge customers based on usage, rather than cutting them off. Since 2008, Comcast has had a data usage cap of 250GB for all its broadband plans....
Comcast Kills Its 250GB Data Cap, Is Testing More Flexible Data Plans

Users don't want gigabit Internet speeds, Time Warner Cable exec says

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You don't want gigabit Ethernet in your home, you just think you do. You may be jealous of the Kansas City residents who are enjoying gigabit Ethernet through the Google Fiber project. You may hope that your community takes up the Federal Communication Commission's recent 'Gigabit City Challenge.' But...
Users don't want gigabit Internet speeds, Time Warner Cable exec says

DOJ Realizes That Comcast & Time Warner Are Trying To Prop Up Cable By Holding Back Hulu & Netflix

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For quite some time now, we've been reporting on how the big television players were so upset that Hulu and Netflix were dragging them kicking and screaming into the 21st century (even though they owned Hulu) that they were working on plans to kill off both services -- or at...
DOJ Realizes That Comcast & Time Warner Are Trying To Prop Up Cable By Holding Back Hulu & Netflix

RovAir Aims to be the Airbnb of Mobile Broadband Plans

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Got a mobile broadband device that you only really use a few times a month? Me too. If you’re sick of two-year contracts and monthly fees that go mostly to a gadget that sits idle in your bag until you’re out of range, there are a couple of different alternative...
RovAir Aims to be the Airbnb of Mobile Broadband Plans
Verizon Wireless announces new prepaid plans
T-Mobile to launch new no-contract mobile broadband plans on May 20th

Fiber broadband finally heads for the British countryside

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The British countryside may be known for various bucolic charms, but high-speed connectivity is most definitely not a thing there. That’s about to change, though – the UK government has just been given the green light for a huge release of public funds aimed at getting rural areas fibered up....
Fiber broadband finally heads for the British countryside

T-Mobile Launching New Mobile Broadband Plans For Contract Haters On May 20

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T-Mobile CEO Philipp Humm noted during their last earning call that their prepaid users helped make up for the loss of 510,000 postpaid subscribers, and now it seems that they’ve got another bone to throw to the their legions of contract-averse customers. Starting on May 20, T-Mobile will be rolling...
T-Mobile Launching New Mobile Broadband Plans For Contract Haters On May 20
T-Mobile now offering both 'high-speed' and throttled mobile broadband plans for business users

Getting beyond the magic broadband bullet theory

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Too many national discussions about broadband’s impact on economic development get caught up in wonky mumble jumble and blue-sky numbers. Meanwhile, at the community level, many a discussion regresses to “why should my tax dollars help teenagers surf YouTube?” No wonder U.S. broadband speeds languish behind Iceland and Slovenia. Policymakers...
Getting beyond the magic broadband bullet theory

Why a Google tablet store could succeed where the Nexus One failed

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Google’s tablet strategy has, thus far, been the same as its phone strategy. Mountain View makes the software, then gets out of the way as OEMs build and market devices. This might have worked for phones, but it’s no secret that Android tablet sales have been less than thrilling. A...
Why a Google tablet store could succeed where the Nexus One failed

DOJ Realizes That Comcast & Time Warner Are Trying To Prop Up Cable By Holding Back Hulu & Netflix

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For quite some time now, we've been reporting on how the big television players were so upset that Hulu and Netflix were dragging them kicking and screaming into the 21st century (even though they owned Hulu) that they were working on plans to kill off both services -- or at...
DOJ Realizes That Comcast & Time Warner Are Trying To Prop Up Cable By Holding Back Hulu & Netflix

Why the Feds' Cable Probe Means More Expensive Web Video For You

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The Department of Justice is looking at the way Comcast and the rest of the cable industry deals with broadband and online video. So what does that mean for you? Higher broadband bills — at least if you plan on streaming a lot of online video. And no chance that...
Why the Feds' Cable Probe Means More Expensive Web Video For You

Slow broadband will freeze UK out of next industrial revolution

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Former BT technology chief says the government's broadband plans are not ambitious enough and the UK is being left behindThe UK will be "frozen out of the next industrial revolution" because the government's broadband plans are not well funded or ambitious enoughSo saysPeter Cochrane, who as chief technology officer at...
Slow broadband will freeze UK out of next industrial revolution

UK at back of broadband pack, technology leader warns

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Former BT boss says Britain must invest £15bn in broadband if it is to avoid being frozen out of next industrial revolutionThe UK will be "frozen out of the next industrial revolution" because the government's broadband plans are not well funded or ambitious enough, according to a former BT Group...
UK at back of broadband pack, technology leader warns

FCC puts Dish Network's LTE plans on hold, opts for a longer review

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In a bit of bad news for Dish Network, the FCC has decided against issuing a waiver for it to start using the spectrum it's acquired from DBSD and Terrestar over the last year or so right away. Company chairman Charlie Ergen that waiting might make it too risky for...
FCC puts Dish Network's LTE plans on hold, opts for a longer review

Lords to probe broadband plans

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Government plans bring minimum 24Mbps broadband to 90% of UK by 2015 falls short of similar schemes in Paris and MoscowA Lords committee has launched an inquiry into whether government plans to build "the best superfast broadband network in Europe by 2015" are ambitious enough.The Lords communication committee, whose members...
Lords to probe broadband plans
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