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Gigabit Squared heading high-speed fiber and wireless internet initiative in Seattle

www.engadget.com
Seattle may have lost its high-velocity hoops team, but that doesn't mean it's satisfied with anything but speedy internet. The city has come to an agreement with Gigabit Squared (GB2) to build an unnecessarily wordy "fiber-to-the-home/fiber-to-the-business broadband network." With the University of Washington taking care of "community leadership" (as...
Gigabit Squared heading high-speed fiber and wireless internet initiative in Seattle

BT combines its UK Openzone and Fon networks to create BT Wi-fi

thenextweb.com
BT is combining its Openzone wireless broadband Internet access and BT Fon Wi-fi community together under one name: BT Wi-fi. The company says that the move makes things ‘neater and clearer’. BT includes unlimited free Wi-fi with its home broadband and has recently added this feature to its business broadband accounts...
BT combines its UK Openzone and Fon networks to create BT Wi-fi

Seattle to partner with Gigabit Squared for fiber network

www.electronista.com
The City of Seattle has reached an agreement with broadband developer Gigabit Squared for the development and operation of an ultra high-speed fiber-to-the-home/business broadband network. The plan, dubbed Gigabit Seattle, will begin in twelve Seattle neighborhoods as a demonstration, and it will leverage Seattle's excess giver capacity to encourage business...
Seattle to partner with Gigabit Squared for fiber network

Cyber-attack on Spamhaus slows down the internet

www.guardian.co.uk
Hundreds of thousands of Britons are unsuspectingly taking part in one of the internet's biggest-ever cyber-attacksHundreds of thousands of Britons are unsuspectingly taking part in one of the internet's biggest-ever cyber-attacks, on a spam-fighting organisation based in London -- because their broadband router has been subverted.Experts said the cyber-attack had...
Cyber-attack on Spamhaus slows down the internet

Interview: Ericsson CEO on the role of Wi-Fi in mobile

gigaom.com
Earlier this month, I wrote about a new study penned by former industry regulator and economist Richard Thanki, which proposed that unlicensed technologies like Wi-Fi no longer be viewed as just supplemental to 3G and 4G mobile broadband networks. Instead he proposed they become the core focus of carrier mobile...
Interview: Ericsson CEO on the role of Wi-Fi in mobile

BT unites Openzone and Fon as a single WiFi hotspot service for the UK

www.engadget.com
Just when you were finally beginning to understand the difference between Openzone and Fon, British operator BT has decided to merge them into a single hotspot service called BT Wi-fi -- creating what it claims is the "world's largest wi-fi community." The service comes free and unlimited with home...
BT unites Openzone and Fon as a single WiFi hotspot service for the UK

This 10-year-old cable company just raised $1 billion (and no one really knows them)

www.geekwire.com
Wave CEO Steve Weed I’ll be honest, I’d never heard of WaveDivision Holdings until this week when a longtime Seattle area PR veteran reached out to me about the Kirkland company. The pitch certainly got my attention: “I am doing some work with a Seattle-area company that has very quietly...
This 10-year-old cable company just raised $1 billion (and no one really knows them)
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