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As Wi-Fi calls come to smartphones, networks get ready to carry them

Software features from Ruckus Wireless are designed to help access points better handle voice calls

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Are carriers trying to steal Wi-Fi's spectrum? Not exactly

LTE will soon tap into unlicensed spectrum, but not without safeguards

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Verizon blames net neutrality plans as it sells off wireline operations

The company is selling phone and Internet businesses in California, Florida and Texas

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After Wheeler unveils proposal, what's next for net neutrality?

Expect Republicans to push for their bill in Congress and broadband providers to sue in the coming months

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BT hopes to attract Web conference addicts with promise of better sound quality

BT is opening up its MeetMe with Dolby Voice conferencing service to new clients and countries

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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.

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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.