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Surveillance court extends NSA's phone records collection

The program was extended for five months as it winds down.

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Blistering fast fiber broadband can drive up your home's value

A new study says having fiber broadband access can drive up your home's value by more than 3 percent.

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5G networks look to new frequencies to deliver gigabit speeds

The telecommunications industry is looking for new frequencies in which to operate a new generation of mobile networks

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Legacy telcos make peace with Internet services in Africa

Telecom execs face the facts and believe Web-based services are here to stay, an Ovum poll indicates

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Juniper, Ruckus join hands with an eye on mobile growth

The alliance will combine Juniper's wired networks with Ruckus's Wi-Fi technology

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Google's 60Tbps Pacific cable welcomed with champagne in Japan

Scheduled to be ready in 2016, FASTER will have the highest-ever capacity across the Pacific Ocean.

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Google's data centers grow too fast for normal networks, so it builds its own

Google has been developing networks for 10 years and is now sharing some details

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FCC plans to fine AT&T $100 million over 'unlimited' data plans

The government says AT&T should have made throttling clearer to customers.

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Cisco to make $10 billion investment in China

The pledge comes despite the fact that Cisco's sales are weakening in China, amid cybersecurity concerns over U.S. tech

New modems to fuel superfast broadband over copper

The first commercial g.Fast services are expected next year

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BitTorrent Shoot's easy, Bump-like photo sharing spans all major mobile platforms

BitTorrent has a new app that makes it easier to share photos and videos with friends on different mobile platforms.

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Qualcomm may adapt LTE into a network anyone can deploy

The company is exploring a way to use LTE in unlicensed spectrum alone

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GSM wireless will die in 2017, and that's bad news for older devices

Asia and the U.S. operators are more aggressive than their European counterparts. But what will this mean for older devices that depend on the technology?

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Net neutrality rules go into effect: what happens now

With the rules now enforced, watch for possible complaints about net neutrality violations.


LTE subscriptions to surpass 1 billion this year

More plans, networks and cheaper smartphones are helping propel growth.