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Telephony vendor Mitel goes public with $540M bid for ShoreTel

The Canadian vendor said enterprise telephony is consolidating and it wants to be a consolidator

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Liquid Telecom expands in East, Central Africa

Expansion of its operations in Rwanda recognizes the country's regional role as an Internet services hub

Planning the supercharged future of Ethernet: Four new speeds are in the works

Cloud providers, carriers and fast Wi-Fi users are all looking for fatter pipes

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ITU gives public more access to talks on future of the Internet

Webcasts of intergovernmental committee meetings, and access to working documents, follow calls for transparency

Go NAS for Amped-Up Security

A smart NAS setup can help protect you from intruders both virtual and physical. Here's how.

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Vietnam-based Viettel enters East African market

Operator is expected to use Tanzania as a path for further investment in Africa.

Envious of fiber broadband? Help is on the way for copper users

Speeds at up to 1Gbps will eventually be possible over copper lines, albeit short distances. But that could be enough to reach homes.

Google's ambitious broadband plans include testing wireless technology, filing shows

Reuters reports that wireless millimeter-wave technology could be part of Google's broadband future. Don't think of it as high-speed, ubiquitous wireless broadband, but rather a cost-saving measure for its Google Fiber infrastructure.

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Linksys jumps into the 4x4 and tri-band Wi-Fi frays with its new E8350 and EA9200 routers

The E8350 and EA9200 join the WRT 1900AC. Confused by the company’s E, EA, and WRT branding? We’ll sort it out for you.

New Gadget Provides Mobile Wi-Fi and Portable Power in One Device

Netgear and AT&T 'unite' to create a new mobile hotspot device which can connect up to 15 devices.

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CTIA: Mobile carriers still need lighter net neutrality rules

The FCC shouldn't hold mobile broadband providers to the same regulations as wired providers, the CTIA chief says

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Samsung '5G' test hits speeds 30 times faster than LTE

The company also said it logged 1.2Gbps in vehicle tests for 5G technologies

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Dell, HP keep moving to help carriers virtualize their networks

Both companies stand to gain if network functions virtualization upends traditional carrier systems

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Acer expands into telephoning networking equipment

Acer wants to bring its cloud computing services to the telecommunication realm

Linksys SE4008 WRT switch

Linksys expands its WRT product line with a slick, stackable Ethernet switch

The WRT SE4008 8-port gigabit switch is the perfect mate for the Linksys WRT1900AC Wi-Fi router.