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Verizon doubles FiOS Internet speeds on most plans

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Verizon has revealed it will double all but its lowest-tier FiOS fiber-optic home Internet speeds starting in June. The plans and new speeds are outlined online (pdf). It should be noted, however, that upload speeds weren't quite doubled in most cases, with only the highest and second-highest tier getting bumps...
Verizon doubles FiOS Internet speeds on most plans

Here's Everything Apple Announced Today (AAPL)

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Apple announced a bunch of new stuff today at its huge iPhone event. We petty much knew everything that was going to be announced, there were no surprises. Here's what was announced: The iPhone 5 New iPod touch & iPod Nano A new version of iTunes New headphones called Earpods A...
Here's Everything Apple Announced Today (AAPL)
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NTT cuts fiber internet prices in Japan, may be reacting to an LTE generation

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As manic as LTE adoption has been in the US, it could be triggering a full-fledged generational rift in Japan. NTT is cutting prices for fiber-to-the-home internet access by as much as 34 percent in the midst of falling landline subscriptions, and Australia's Delimiter hears from unofficial sources at...
NTT cuts fiber internet prices in Japan, may be reacting to an LTE generation
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Still Seeking to Shake Up Mobile Market, FreedomPop Also Looks to Rattle Home Broadband

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FreedomPop, a start-up aiming to offer free and low-cost mobile broadband access, is now taking aim at the home Internet market as well. The company, backed by Skype founder Niklas Zennstrom, plans on Wednesday to start taking pre-orders for an $89 device to offer home broadband service using fixed WiMax...
Still Seeking to Shake Up Mobile Market, FreedomPop Also Looks to Rattle Home Broadband

Verizon will throttle repeat offenders in anti-piracy effort

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Verizon home Internet subscribers may get slapped with slower speeds for downloading too much pirated content and ignoring warnings to stop. The company revealed its anti-piracy plans during a panel discussion in New York, TorrentFreak reports. The plans are part of a joint effort by Internet service providers and...
Verizon will throttle repeat offenders in anti-piracy effort

Netflix accounts for 1/3 of nightly home Internet traffic, Apple's iTunes takes 2%

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Data sent from iTunes represents 1.9 percent of North American Internet traffic every night, a share beyond all other competing digital storefronts, but also well behind the bandwidth served up by Netflix.    ...
Netflix accounts for 1/3 of nightly home Internet traffic, Apple's iTunes takes 2%
FreedomPop's $89 Burst 4G home wireless router with free 1GB of monthly data now available

After Focusing Mainly On Mobile, FreedomPop Is Now Bringing Freemium WiMAX Internet To Your Home

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FreedomPop has spent the past year trying to turn the wireless industry on its ear with its freemium mobile Internet service, but the Niklas Zennstrom-backed company is now setting its sights on replacing people’s pricey home Internet contracts. After teasing folks with pre-orders for wireless modems late last year, FreedomPop...
After Focusing Mainly On Mobile, FreedomPop Is Now Bringing Freemium WiMAX Internet To Your Home
Spotify to announce Irish and Australian availability soon?

That's a lot of videos: YouTube now responsible for 17% of home Internet traffic

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YouTube is now responsible for 17.1 percent of all residential fixed-line downstream traffic in North America, according to Sandvine’s latest global internet phenomena report. The traffic management specialist’s report for the first half of 2013 still lists Netflix as the most popular bandwidth consumption pastime — 32.3 percent of all...
That's a lot of videos: YouTube now responsible for 17% of home Internet traffic

FreedomPop's pseudo-free home WiMAX goes live

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FreedomPop tempted users with the prospect of free home internet access -- free after buying the hardware, that is -- back in December. If you've been champing at the bit ever since, you'll be glad to know that the more stationary service is at last live. As promised, you'll...
FreedomPop's pseudo-free home WiMAX goes live

Need speed? Verizon offers ultra-fast Quantum Internet service

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The carrier bumps its fastest home Internet offering to 300 megabits per second, which should satisfy even the most hardcore user. [Read more]...
Need speed? Verizon offers ultra-fast Quantum Internet service

Sony ISP launches world's fastest home Internet, 2Gbps

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A Sony-backed ISP in Japan has launched a 2Gbps Internet service, which it said is the world's fastest for home use....
Sony ISP launches world's fastest home Internet, 2Gbps

Dish Network announces $25.5 billion bid for Sprint Nextel

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Dish Network on Monday announced a $25.5 billion bid for Sprint Nextel, challenging an offer by Japan's SoftBank for the nation's third-largest wireless carrier. The cash-and-stock deal offers Sprint's shareholders a 13 percent premium compared with SoftBank's offer last October and would provide consumers the option of bundling satellite television,...
Dish Network announces $25.5 billion bid for Sprint Nextel

Jay-Z’s 40/40 Club to Host Startup Party

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40/40 Club. YuuZoo is a new mobile social network that's driving hard into India, China, South East Asia, the Middle East and Africa, where mobile Internet is much more common than home Internet—so we're not sure why the startup is partnering with rapper Maino for a fabulous social media party tomorrow...
Jay-Z’s 40/40 Club to Host Startup Party
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Cutting all the Cords: The Feasibility of a 100% Mobile Lifestyle

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The cord cutting revolution is growing. People are ditching their cables boxes in favor of streaming videos through their smartphones, tablets and services like Roku and Apple TV. In reality though, these are not real cord cutters. They still pay bills to the cable companies that deliver broadband Internet access...
Cutting all the Cords: The Feasibility of a 100% Mobile Lifestyle

O2 UK's LTE tests hit 150Mbps in real speeds

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UK wireless provider O2 has shared some results from its ongoing 4G LTE tests in London. Involving 1,000 consumers and businesses, some have reported reaching speeds as high as 150Mbps, which is on par with some top-rung home Internet offerings and the theoretical peak of LTE. A more representative number...
O2 UK's LTE tests hit 150Mbps in real speeds

Sony ISP launches world's fastest home Internet, 2Gbps

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A Sony-backed ISP in Japan has launched a 2Gbps Internet service, which it said is the world's fastest for home use.So-net Entertainment began offering its "Nuro" fiber-based service on Monday to homes, apartments, and small businesses in Tokyo and six surrounding prefectures. Nuro will cost ¥4,980 (US$51) per month...
Sony ISP launches world's fastest home Internet, 2Gbps

Cloud control is key to the future of the internet

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With the growth of smartphones and tablets, mobile technology is now at the heart of personal computingManuel Castells, the leading scholar of cyberspace, has coined a neat term to describe our current mental state in relation to the internet: "informed bewilderment". Our problem is not that we are short of...
Cloud control is key to the future of the internet

Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G lands on T-Mobile for $150 in March

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T-Mobile made things official today for the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G, a 3.97-inch device with a high end camera and processor specs, but an entry-level price. Landing in late March on T-Mobile for $149.99 (after $50 mail-in rebate and a two-year commitment), the Galaxy S Blze 4G packs in...
Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G lands on T-Mobile for $150 in March

Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G to launch in late March for $149.99

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T-Mobile on Wednesday revealed the latest addition to the Galaxy-brand lineup of Samsung smartphones. Towing the line between mid-range and high-end, the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G is more than just a sleek smartphone with a whopping nine syllables in its name. The handset features a dual-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm...
Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G to launch in late March for $149.99

Poorest pupils lack home internet

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More than a third of the poorest children do not have the internet at home and a similar number do not have a computer, official figures suggest....
Poorest pupils lack home internet
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