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Public Knowledge readies complaint on mobile traffic throttling

The digital rights group plans a net neutrality complaint against the four largest U.S. carriers.

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Report: Sprint gives up on pursuit of T-Mobile USA

Sprint abandoned the takeover because it thought it would have a hard time getting regulatory approval, according to newspaper reports.

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CenturyLink brings gigabit broadband to 16 cities: Seattle, Denver, and more

Move over, Google Fiber: CenturyLink is bringing 1 Gbit/s symmetrical speeds to several of the country's major cities, including Seattle, Denver, Las Vegas, the Twin Cities, and more.

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Telefónica bids $9B to acquire Brazilian telecom operator

The operator hopes to have a deal ready by September

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Next-gen HTTP Web acceleration protocol nears completion

The HTTP/2 protocol will speed Web delivery, though also may put more strain on Web servers as a result.

Record-smashing 43Tbps transfer speed over single fiber achieved

The new record surpassed the old one by a whopping 11Tbps.

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Cisco patches traffic snooping flaw in operating systems used by its networking gear

The vulnerability affects the OSPF routing protocol implementation on Cisco networking equipment

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Comcast doubles broadband speeds in California, Midwest

Cable company Comcast has doubled the available bandwidth it provides to most customers in California and some Midwestern states, for free.

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FreedomPop's free data and voice service comes to tablets

The selection is limited, but the price is right with FreedomPop's new tablet service offering. Just be sure to read the fine print.

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Guns, vandals and thieves: Data shows U.S. networks under attack

More than a thousand malicious acts have targeted the U.S. telecom infrastructure in recent years, the FCC revealed in response to an FOIA request.

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Senator pushes new version of bill to limit NSA phone records collection

Leahy reintroduces the USA Freedom Act in an effort to strengthen the bill that passed the House.

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Majority of large ISPs now using monthly data caps, GAO says

Many broadband subscribers are confused about the amount of data they use and broadband plan options, a study says

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Testbed will help clouds and networks shake hands

The CloudEthernet Forum will use live traffic to develop and refine standards for end-to-end services