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U.S. senators introduce bill to expand Wi-Fi spectrum for cars

The legislation directs the FCC to study whether to open up spectrum now designed for intelligent car communications.

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Republicans call on FCC to leave net neutrality to antitrust agencies

Republican lawmakers promote antitrust as an alternative as a way to derail the FCC's efforts

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T-Mobile looks to keep customers satisfied with test drives, free music streaming

The latest moves in T-Mobile's Uncarrier campaign include letting would-be customers test drive an iPhone 5s for a week and allowing subscribers to stream music from more than half-a-dozen services without it counting against their data plan.

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D-Link expands its DIY connected-home portfolio

Belkin has a head start with its WeMo product line, but D-Link is coming on strong.

Internet traffic congestion real, but sporadic, study says

In some cases, congestion has lasted for months at a time or for most of a day, the study says.

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Facebook announces its open data-center switch

The company wants to open up the platform for development and use by others

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Wireless data traffic more than doubled in US in 2013

The average subscriber line carries 801 megabytes of data per month, said the CTIA.

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U.S. lawmakers introduce bill banning paid Internet 'fast lane'

The bill from a group of Democratic lawmakers would prohibit preferential traffic management in the last mile. But can it pass?

Speedier cellular networks ahoy? New tech lets LTE and GSM coexist

Using advanced spectrum sharing, basic voice services can live on while broadband speeds increase

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Better messaging means security can grow with IoT

Messaging veteran RTI delivers software based on the new DDS Security standard

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Level 3 to acquire TW Telecom to add scale to business-focused networks

The $5.7 billion deal is expected to close in four to six months, company officials said

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Level 3 buying TW Telecom for $5.7 billion to upgrade metro coverage

Customers of both operators will benefit from the combined long-haul and metro networks, companies say

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Vodafone puts the pedal to the metal, wants to buy Cobra Automotive

The operator aims to offer a more complete package of services for car makers