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Bouygues launches its own free Wi-Fi to challenge Free Mobile

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France’s Bouygues Telecom is fighting Free Mobile’s fire with flames of its own. The carrier is working with virtual hotspot network Devicescape to give its smartphone customers seamless access to 8 million open Wi-Fi access points globally, replicating – at least fractionally – one of the key differentiators Iliad’s Free...
Bouygues launches its own free Wi-Fi to challenge Free Mobile
Google Fiber in the real world: Here's what's good and what needs work

Boeing tapped to build ViaSat-2 satellite, launch set for mid-2016

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ViaSat-1 recently earned a Guinness World Record as the highest-capacity satellite in (or out of) the world, but it may need to hand off that title come 2016. ViaSat-2, the company's next-gen bird, will double the capacity of its predecessor while also extending coverage to a larger portion of...
Boeing tapped to build ViaSat-2 satellite, launch set for mid-2016

Indonesia's PT bets big on Wi-Fi, plans 100,000 access points

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Asian operators are starting to think of Wi-Fi on a monumental scale. PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia has signed up with Cisco Systems for a 100,000-node Wi-Fi offload network in malls, schools, hotels, hotspots and public areas. Those access points will be used to shunt traffic off of PT’s cellular data networks,...
Indonesia's PT bets big on Wi-Fi, plans 100,000 access points

Exec shuffle focuses AT&T on the real prize: mobile

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AT&T's Ralph de la Vega is now solely responsible for wireless With its executive reshuffling this week AT&T returned to a structure that more accurately reflects where its businesses are heading: mobile. The wireless division juggernaut that drives most of AT&T’s revenues is now firmly in the hands of former...
Exec shuffle focuses AT&T on the real prize: mobile

Comcast Is First U.S. ISP to Offer IPv6 to Home Gateway Users

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Comcast has become the first U.S. broadband ISP to enable next-gen Internet services for residential customers....
Comcast Is First U.S. ISP to Offer IPv6 to Home Gateway Users

Tesla, SolarCity quietly selling building battery projects

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Electric car company Tesla and solar roof installer SolarCity have quietly been making deals that could one day lead to dozens of sales of battery projects coupled with rooftop solar systems built at both residential and commercial buildings in California. SolarCity confirmed the energy storage plans with me, and the...
Tesla, SolarCity quietly selling building battery projects

Breaking: Comcast boosts “data usage” limits from 250 GB to 300 GB a month

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Comcast says it is planning to make sweeping changes to its data usage plans and will start by boosting the data cap from 250 GB/month to 300 GB/month. The change is in response to changing consumer usage behavior and shift to more cloud-oriented computing. Comcast, which is the largest broadband provider...
Breaking: Comcast boosts “data usage” limits from 250 GB to 300 GB a month

Exec shuffle focuses AT&T on the real prize: mobile

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AT&T's Ralph de la Vega is now solely responsible for wireless With its executive reshuffling this week AT&T returned to a structure that more accurately reflects where its businesses are heading: mobile. The wireless division juggernaut that drives most of AT&T’s revenues is now firmly in the hands of former...
Exec shuffle focuses AT&T on the real prize: mobile

"Six Strikes" Anti-Piracy Scheme Affects Some Businesses, Public WiFi Forbidden

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A week ago TorrentFreak had the honor to reveal the full details of Verizon’s implementation of the upcoming “copyright alerts” system. In short, the Internet provider will notify customers whose accounts are caught sharing pirated movies and music, and after four warnings these account will be temporarily throttled to 256kbps....
"Six Strikes" Anti-Piracy Scheme Affects Some Businesses, Public WiFi Forbidden

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

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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)

Verizon to buy Hughes Telematics for $612 million in cash

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After a recent round of good, and potentially not so good news for residential customers, Verizon plans to show a little love to its enterprise clients. Big Red is about to spend $612 million of its spare pocket change to buy Hughes Telematics, a company that primarily works within...
Verizon to buy Hughes Telematics for $612 million in cash

BT profits rise on broadband growth

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BT Group reports 18% rise in profits and announces plan to roll out 330Mbps broadband on demand to businessBT Group took just over half of the UK's new broadband subscribers in the last three months of 2011 and cheered the City by indicating it would review its fibre broadband investment,...
BT profits rise on broadband growth
Blackstone Throws Down Just Over $2 Billion To Acquire Home Automation Giant Vivint

Comcast to Replace Usage Cap With Improved Data Usage Management Approaches

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Today, the way people use video and access information has changed dramatically. Four years ago, when we first instituted a broadband Internet data usage threshold, the iPhone had just been introduced...the iPad didn't exist...and the experience of watching streaming video on your home PC or through a Roku box or...
Comcast to Replace Usage Cap With Improved Data Usage Management Approaches

FreedomPop brings its freemium 4G model to the home

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FreedomPop isn’t content with experimenting in the mobile broadband space. It wants to test its free bandwidth model in the residential ISP space as well. The newly minted virtual operator will begin selling a home broadband service in January, giving 1 GB of data for free each month to each customer....
FreedomPop brings its freemium 4G model to the home
CenturyLink gets gigabit fever .. in Omaha
How RST Global is building an underground fiber network at half the cost

BT profits on broadband growth

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Company won a 56% share of new retail broadband subscribers in the last three months of 2011BT accounted for over half of the UK's new broadband subscribers in the last three months of 2011, as it indicated it would review its fibre broadband investment with a focus on getting businesses...
BT profits on broadband growth
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