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Next-gen HTTP Web acceleration protocol nears completion

The HTTP/2 protocol will speed Web delivery, though also may put more strain on Web servers as a result.

Record-smashing 43Tbps transfer speed over single fiber achieved

The new record surpassed the old one by a whopping 11Tbps.

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Cisco patches traffic snooping flaw in operating systems used by its networking gear

The vulnerability affects the OSPF routing protocol implementation on Cisco networking equipment

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Comcast doubles broadband speeds in California, Midwest

Cable company Comcast has doubled the available bandwidth it provides to most customers in California and some Midwestern states, for free.

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FreedomPop's free data and voice service comes to tablets

The selection is limited, but the price is right with FreedomPop's new tablet service offering. Just be sure to read the fine print.

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Guns, vandals and thieves: Data shows U.S. networks under attack

More than a thousand malicious acts have targeted the U.S. telecom infrastructure in recent years, the FCC revealed in response to an FOIA request.

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Senator pushes new version of bill to limit NSA phone records collection

Leahy reintroduces the USA Freedom Act in an effort to strengthen the bill that passed the House.

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Majority of large ISPs now using monthly data caps, GAO says

Many broadband subscribers are confused about the amount of data they use and broadband plan options, a study says

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Testbed will help clouds and networks shake hands

The CloudEthernet Forum will use live traffic to develop and refine standards for end-to-end services

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LTE network for US public safety taking it one step at a time

The FirstNet system will help agencies work together, but it isn't going up tomorrow

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IoT inspires new components for energy, wireless

A vibration-harvesting power supply and a chip architecture for low-power communications are the latest entries

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How a Netflix subscriber used VPN to thwart Verizon's streaming slowdown

That's what one tech-savvy Netflix subscriber did when performance lagged on Verizon's network. The result? A 10x boost in his streaming speed.

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Verizon revenue rises steadily, driven by wireless service growth

A record number of new tablet users helped Verizon continue its growth