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Vietnam-based Viettel enters East African market

Operator is expected to use Tanzania as a path for further investment in Africa.

Apple's new iPads

Apple SIM has great potential, but widespread changes will take time

The new Apple SIM lets iPad users choose between data plans from different operators just by touching the screen.

Envious of fiber broadband? Help is on the way for copper users

Speeds at up to 1Gbps will eventually be possible over copper lines, albeit short distances. But that could be enough to reach homes.

Google's ambitious broadband plans include testing wireless technology, filing shows

Reuters reports that wireless millimeter-wave technology could be part of Google's broadband future. Don't think of it as high-speed, ubiquitous wireless broadband, but rather a cost-saving measure for its Google Fiber infrastructure.

Linksys routers

Linksys jumps into the 4x4 and tri-band Wi-Fi frays with its new E8350 and EA9200 routers

The E8350 and EA9200 join the WRT 1900AC. Confused by the company’s E, EA, and WRT branding? We’ll sort it out for you.

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CTIA: Mobile carriers still need lighter net neutrality rules

The FCC shouldn't hold mobile broadband providers to the same regulations as wired providers, the CTIA chief says

samsung 5g test

Samsung '5G' test hits speeds 30 times faster than LTE

The company also said it logged 1.2Gbps in vehicle tests for 5G technologies

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Dell, HP keep moving to help carriers virtualize their networks

Both companies stand to gain if network functions virtualization upends traditional carrier systems

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Acer expands into telephoning networking equipment

Acer wants to bring its cloud computing services to the telecommunication realm

Linksys SE4008 WRT switch

Linksys expands its WRT product line with a slick, stackable Ethernet switch

The WRT SE4008 8-port gigabit switch is the perfect mate for the Linksys WRT1900AC Wi-Fi router.

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French operator Iliad drops plans to acquire T-Mobile US

The French operator said that Deutsche Telekom and select board members of T-Mobile had rejected a sweetened offer

Samsung's futuristic Wi-Fi tech is five times faster than today's wireless networks

Samsung's developing a new Wi-Fi technology that will let you transfer a 1GB file between devices in under 3 seconds--but don't expect to see it in your Galaxy phone anytime soon.