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The FCC's net neutrality rules: 5 things you need to know

The FCC voted in favor of net neutrality on Thursday, but what does it all mean?

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Net neutrality passes FCC, will apply to mobile too

The new FCC rules will also apply to mobile as well, Chairman Tom Wheeler said. They will almost certainly be challenged by large telcos and broadband ISPs, however.

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FCC overturns state laws limiting municipal broadband

Republican commissioners say the agency's action will likely be overturned by U.S. courts.

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You'll pay more for privacy with AT&T's gigabit broadband

AT&T's Gigapower broadband service has arrived in Kansas City. But as in Austin, you'll pay more if you want AT&T to ignore what you're doing online.

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Call it 802.11baaa: Rural broadband experiment could use sheep as Wi-Fi hotspots

Yes, wandering sheep with Wi-Fi collars could form mesh networks, to bring truly organic, free-range Wi-Fi to wide swaths of isolated countryside.

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Target pulls the plug on its digital video service less than 18 months after launch

The 'let's build-it-from-the-ground-up' approach just didn’t work for the big retailer.

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It's a bird, it's a plane, it's the rebirth of satellite Internet

The next thing in worldwide connectivity isn't going to be in underground cables, so much as it will be over your head. It starts with satellites.

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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

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.