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FCC chairman says broadband should be treated as utility for net neutrality

Wheeler will offer net neutrality rules that reverse a long-standing agency practice of lightly regulating broadband

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Huawei, China Mobile demo LTE tech that improves uploads by 180 percent

Carrier aggregation has been used to improve the speed of files downloaded over a cellular network. But it works for uploads, too.

This is huge: FCC chairman's strong net neutrality proposal turns the Internet into a public utility

Invoking Title II authority was the FCC's nuclear option in the war for net neutrality, and it just exploded.

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Wearables to fuel massive surge in mobile data use by 2019

Offloading traffic to Wi-Fi networks will happen more frequently, Cisco Systems claimed

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Small ISPs should be exempt from strong net neutrality rules, trade group says

Smaller broadband providers don't have the incentive nor the ability to demand payments from websites, the ACA says

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FCC chairman doesn't plan to release net neutrality order before vote

Despite calls from congressional Republicans, Wheeler says the FCC should be able to debate the rules privately

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FCC to vote on overturning two state laws limiting municipal broadband

Wheeler's proposal would preempt state laws limiting municipal broadband deployment in North Carolina and Tennessee

BT to test 500Mbps broadband over copper in two towns

Emboldened by successful lab tests, British Telecom wants to see how well G.fast performs in the real world

FCC redefines advanced broadband as 25 Mbps; Republicans blow a gasket

The agency's higher speed definition allows it to take new actions to encouarge deployment. But Republicans on the commission went a little nuts.

FCC warns against Wi-Fi hotspot blocking and hints at further crackdowns

After shutting down Marriott's attempt to block personal hotspot use, the FCC says it's looking into more violations elsewhere.

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Wi-Fi growth set to drive sales of new Ethernet speeds

Enterprises will snap up 2.5-Gigabit and 5-Gigabit Ethernet as they upgrade wireless LANs, Dell'Oro said

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Google Fiber coming to 18 new cities in Southeast

Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville, and Raleigh will all surf on Google's 1-gigabit fiber network. But Google's competition is much stronger than ever before, too.

States threaten lawsuit against Obama's municipal broadband plan

The FCC doesn't have the authority to preempt state laws limiting municipal broadband projects, state groups say.