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Republican net neutrality bill allows 'reasonable' network management

The draft legislation would prohibit the FCC from reclassifying broadband and take away the agency's rulemaking authority.

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Sprint now says it's OK with broadband reclassification

The company will continue to invest in its network if the FCC passes Title II net neutrality regulations

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Marriott backs off from blocking Wi-Fi hotspots but leaves its FCC petition open

The hotel's attempted ban seemed like a shameless grab for Wi-Fi fees, but the hotel chain maintains it's just concerned about rogue hotspots.

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Republican bill: Net neutrality protections without reclassifying broadband

Thune and Upton plan to introduce legislation that they say will provide basic net neutrality protections

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Obama opposes state limits on municipal broadband

The president's new broadband proposal will encourage the FCC to move against limits on city-financed projects

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Airtel integrates yuMobile into Kenyan operation

Orange plans to exit market in wake of Airtel and Safaricom's acquisition

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4G speeds increase as LTE-Advanced becomes more common

Compatible smartphones will become cheaper and more plentiful as time goes on.

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Democrats' bill would ban paid prioritization by ISPs

Legislation would require the FCC to prohibit traffic priority deals between ISPs and Web content providers

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TV makers look beyond HDMI, propose new Super MHL connector for 8K video

Some of the biggest consumer electronics companies plan to replace HDMI on future TV sets

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Broadcom, Comcast prep for gigabit cable service to begin in 2015

Move over, Google Fiber. Broadcom has begun sampling its first cable modem chip supporting DOCSIS 3.1, the technology that will enable gigabit cable Internet service in 2015. Comcast has already signed on.

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Wireless smart bulbs could scare away burglars

Qualcomm-based reference design for light bulbs may expand their functions for security, convenience and efficiency

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Netflix: We're not using Internet fast lanes

Netflix's use of traffic connection deals simply allows the service to get beyond congestion, the company claims

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Kim Dotcom's Mega to launch anti-spying call and chat service 'soon'

The new service, apparently named MegaChat, will be browser-based.