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Music Labels’ Joint Venture, VEVO, Shows Pirated ESPN Game At Sundance

Americans spend 33 hours a week watching TV, and broadband sees streaming gain ground

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According to Nielsen’s latest cross-platform video report, Americans now spend more than 33 hours each week watching video across all screens, but how they’re consuming this visual content – be it traditional TV or online – is changing. The report indicates that 75.3% of Americans are now paying for broadband...
Americans spend 33 hours a week watching TV, and broadband sees streaming gain ground

Google's Fiber Makes MPAA Skittish. Why Does Hollywood See All Technology In Terms Of Piracy?

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One of the points we're always trying to make about piracy is that it has less to do with people just wanting everything for free and more to do with people rushing to embrace the possibilities of new technology. The industry has been slow to offer products that take advantage...
Google's Fiber Makes MPAA Skittish. Why Does Hollywood See All Technology In Terms Of Piracy?

Anchor cuts East Africa web cable

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East Africa's high-speed internet access is severely disrupted after a ship dropped its anchor onto fibre-optic cables off Kenya's coast....
Anchor cuts East Africa web cable

What's causing a delay in Sprint's LTE rollout? Birds

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Sprint mentioned that one of the holdups to get its LTE network rolled out is waiting for fiber-optic backhaul to be connected to its network sites. Of course, the company also mentioned a very different reason: Birds. It turns out that some of the towers have become home to...
What's causing a delay in Sprint's LTE rollout? Birds

“You can’t geek around this”: Susan Crawford on the push for a high-speed, neutral Internet [Video]

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High-speed Internet should be a utility like water, open to all and carrying all data neutrally. That’s what Internet policy visionary Susan Crawford believes, and she wants us all to join the push to make it happen. She shared her thoughts on Internet speeds and how ISPs are handling them...
“You can’t geek around this”: Susan Crawford on the push for a high-speed, neutral Internet [Video]

DirecTV to offer broadband to the boonies, teams up with ViaSat and Hughes Satellite providers

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Sure, living in the boonies may give you plenty of space to test out high-tech farming equipment, but at what cost? Rural homesteads just aren't suited for ye olde landline broadband and those fancy satellite setups cost a pretty penny. DirecTV understands, and has struck deals with ViaSat and...
DirecTV to offer broadband to the boonies, teams up with ViaSat and Hughes Satellite providers

Verizon, Comcast activate Wonder Twin powers in six more markets with cross-sales deal

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Comcast and Verizon sitting in a tree -- well, you know how the rest of that song goes. Although the relationship between Comcast and Sprint has been a bit frosty as of late, the cable operator continues to make nice with Verizon after last year's spectrum agreement, inking a...
Verizon, Comcast activate Wonder Twin powers in six more markets with cross-sales deal

A Key YouTube Exec Has Moved To Google Fiber (GOOG)

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Margaret Healy, who oversaw strategic partnerships at Google's YouTube, is moving to work on an ambitious new project at the company: Google Fiber. Google Fiber is a service that offers extremely high-speed Internet to homes. Right now it's in Kansas City, but there's every indication that Google plans to offer...
A Key YouTube Exec Has Moved To Google Fiber (GOOG)

Syria's video activists give revolution the upper hand in media war

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Armed with camera phones activists are posting hundreds of videos on the internet every day documenting the civil warIn April last year Ahmad Mohammad left his village in northern Syria filled with its pomegranate trees, figs, and goats, and moved to Lebanon. He came back five months later with a...
Syria's video activists give revolution the upper hand in media war

Get a NetTalk Duo VoIP adapter for $29.99

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Get free local and long-distance calling for a year, than pay $29.99 per year after that. All you need is a high-speed Internet connection. [Read more]...
Get a NetTalk Duo VoIP adapter for $29.99

Super fast fiber for Kansas City

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Our goal is to build products that will help improve our users’ lives. And when it comes to Internet access, it's clear what provides a better user experience: Fast is better than slow. On the web, nobody wants to wait for a video to buffer or a website to load....
Super fast fiber for Kansas City

Google Fiber construction starting today in Kansas City

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In addition to its world-renowned supply of crazy little women, Kansas City is now the proud owner of a new supply: the world-renowned Google Fiber cables. The search giant’s project to bring super high-speed Internet access to Kansas City citizens is finally getting off the ground with construction starting today....
Google Fiber construction starting today in Kansas City

Verzion intros FiOS Quantum, officially priced up to 300Mbps

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What's faster than FiOS internet service? FiOS Quantum evidently, as Verizon's latest high-speed internet service gets an official name and pricing. Effectively doubling every tier -- except the entry-level 15/5 -- each can be acquired with or without a custom bundle, double or triple play, and range in price...
Verzion intros FiOS Quantum, officially priced up to 300Mbps
At AT&T, broadband continues to shrink

VIDEO: The town on dial-up

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The isolated US town fighting for high-speed internet...
VIDEO: The town on dial-up
South Korean KT Corp blocks internet access for Samsung Smart TVs

$1.5 billion: The cost of cutting London-Toyko latency by 60ms

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Starting this summer, a convoy of ice breakers and specially-adapted polar ice-rated cable laying ships will begin to lay the first ever trans-Arctic Ocean submarine fiber optic cables. Two of these cables, called Artic Fibre and Arctic Link, will cross the Northwest Passage which runs through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago....
$1.5 billion: The cost of cutting London-Toyko latency by 60ms
$200 million in funding announced for ultra high-speed internet in the US

Marriott Puts An End To Shady Ad Injection Service

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Late last week, one Justin Watt discovered something suspicious going on with the wi-fi at his hotel, the Times Square Marriott. Not content to charge him hundreds for the room and $16.95 for internet access, it appeared that the service provider was using JavaScript injection to serve banner ads on...
Marriott Puts An End To Shady Ad Injection Service
Verizon announces ultra-high speed FiOS “Quantum” service, up to 300 Mbps for $210 a month

The Engadget Interview: ViaSat CEO Mark Dankberg on Exede and the future of in-flight WiFi

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When you think about satellite internet, dismal speeds, ridiculous latency and astronomical fees are likely first to come to mind. But the only technology capable of blanketing our entire planet in connectivity is now able to provide a fast, consistent and affordable experience, thanks to one market-leading company, and...
The Engadget Interview: ViaSat CEO Mark Dankberg on Exede and the future of in-flight WiFi
Google Fiber TV fixes everything that's wrong with basic cable services
Verzion debuts FiOS Quantum with crazy 300Mbps download speeds

Google Takes High-Speed Internet, TV to Kansas City

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Google will begin offering high-speed Internet and TV service in the Kansas City area later this year, thrusting the Web-search giant into competition with telecom companies....
Google Takes High-Speed Internet, TV to Kansas City

Verizon's plan to offer supersonic internet

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Its new service is fast enough to download a movie in less than a minute. But don't look for others to follow suit. It's just too expensive for telecoms to offer similar service. FORTUNE -- Verizon has announced that it will soon make super-high-speed Internet service available to its FiOS...
Verizon's plan to offer supersonic internet

Verizon combines its widespread LTE service with Private IP

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Verizon announced Wednesday that it has combined its 4G LTE wireless access, which is now deployed in more than 200 cities, with its Private IP network service to give business users secure, high-speed Internet access....
Verizon combines its widespread LTE service with Private IP

Google Gets Into The Cable TV Business, For Real

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Google just announced as part of its Google Fiber broadband internet service that it will be getting into the real TV business. The disclosure came at a presentation in Kansas City, where it is unveiling a high-speed Internet offering. The presentation is still unfolding so I’ll be adding more information...
Google Gets Into The Cable TV Business, For Real

Google Fiber Is The Very Best Of Google

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Google Fiber Is The Very Best Of Google: Milo Medin of Google: It's easy to forget how revolutionary high-speed Internet access was in the 1990s. Not only did broadband kill the screeching sound of dial-up, it also spurred innovation, helping to create amazing new services as well as new job...
Google Fiber Is The Very Best Of Google

Google Seeks Approval for Video Service

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Google filed an application last week to provide video service to residents of Kansas City, Mo., according to state records, setting the stage for the Web giant to offer a cable-TV-like package in addition to high-speed Internet service it plans to sell there later this year....
Google Seeks Approval for Video Service
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