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Report: US FCC to allow payments for speedier 'Net traffic

The agency's proposal would allow paid preferential treatment for some traffic based on commercially reasonable terms.

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FCC adds $9 billion to broadband subsidy fund

The 70 percent increase in the Connect America Fund would help bring broadband to 5 million U.S. residents, the agency says

U.S. to vote on $1.8 billion proposal to bring broadband to rural areas

New funds target broadband deployment to 5 million US residents, the FCC says

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NSA spying revelations have tired out China's Huawei

Huawei has for years fought off allegations that it spies for China

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Wireless and broadband fuel sales growth for AT&T

Net earnings remain flat, however, even as the company makes gains in wireless subscribers.

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Super-high frequencies could one day deliver your mobile video

Researchers are meeting in New York this week to talk about millimeter-wave cellular networks

AT&T lays out plan for gigabit Internet dominance, setting up Google Fiber showdown

AT&T's plan to bring its 1Gbps fiber-optic service to new cities includes some of the metropolitan areas where Google Fiber is already deployed.

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Space X rocket en route to ISS with space laser cargo

The rocket is also carrying HD cameras for live streaming of the Earth and some micro satellites

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China's Alibaba to offer mobile phone services in June

Alibaba bagged a mobile virtual network operators license in December

Exclusive: Google's Project Loon tests move to LTE band in Nevada

Regulatory filings reveal details of secret tests by Google, a step beyond last year's trial in California.

AT&T wearables to hit the smartwatch runway soon

Wearables with LTE and broadband capabilities are part of AT&T's network strategy.

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Some customers aren't sold on U.S. transition to IP networks

Customers raise concerns about electrical outages and mobile phone radiation in comments to the FCC

Net neutrality ruling complicates U.S. transition to IP networks

The court's ruling raises questions about the FCC's authority to require VoIP providers to compete calls and carry all traffic.