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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.

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Connected stuff is catching on -- just don't call it IoT

Enterprises are finding real-world uses for Internet-connected devices but aren't interested in the buzzwords

Need Wi-Fi access? Just reach out and touch your router

The Wi-Fi Alliance adds near-field communication to WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup), so that NFC-enabled devices can gain network access by simply tapping an access point.

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Comcast defends proposed Time Warner Cable deal

The acquisition would bring faster broadband speeds and its low-income program to Time Warner customers, Comcast says.

Lawmakers push US attorney general for NSA surveillance changes

Modifications proposed by the Obama administration to the U.S. phone records collection program aren't enough, some say.

Gogo increasing in-flight Internet speeds to 70Mbps

The new service will become commercially available in the middle of next year