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Facebook, Eutelsat satellite capacity to deliver Internet to Africa

As part of its push to deliver free basic Internet services to developing countries, Facebook has teamed with Eutelsat to rent the entire capacity of the AMOS-6 broadband satellite to deliver connectivity to Africa.


Experian breach may have exposed data on 15M consumers linked to T-Mobile

A data breach at credit bureau Experian may have exposed data from T-Mobile USA on about 15 million U.S. consumers.

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At Sprint and T-Mobile, you can get an iPhone 6S for $5 a month (or less)

Starting Friday, Sprint's in-store customers will be able to lease an iPhone 6S with 16GB of storage for $1 a month.

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Verizon to offer international roaming in Cuba

Verizon Wireless will become the first U.S. carrier to let subscribers connect to a cell service in Cuba.

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Apple's iPhone installment plan threatens carriers' ties to customers

Apple's announcement Wednesday of its own iPhone installment plan, tucked toward the end of the company's "monster roll-out," could come back to haunt wireless carriers.

New iPhone 6S could let Sprint network shine

Apple gave Sprint a little gift this week with the new iPhone 6S, which can take advantage of faster wireless speeds via carrier aggregation.

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Are cellular operators trying to kill Wi-Fi?

The Wi-Fi industry is concerned about plans by cellular operators to deploy an unlicensed version of the global 4G standard on frequencies already occupied by Wi-Fi networks.

Wikipedia founder pushes his charity phone company, TPO

Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, took the keynote stage Wednesday at CTIA Super Mobility 2015 to tout his latest venture, The People's Operator, or TPO.

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AT&T to sell Wi-Fi hotspots from ZTE for vehicles

Connects to five devices for $100 without a contract.

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AT&T's ties to NSA detailed in Snowden docs

A fresh analysis of documents disclosed by former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden shows that AT&T has been a much closer partner for the National Security Agency's Internet spying activities than was known.

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Verizon preps super-fast 10Gbps broadband

Verizon engineers have finished testing a new fiber optic network capable of 10Gbps, or 10 times the speed of Google Fiber and some other rival networks.

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What to expect from 5G wireless

5G wireless will be a series of enhancements implemented over the next several years. It will connect everything as well as everyone, fueling new applications and the shared economy.

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Hardware issue blamed for wireless and Internet outage in Southeast

A cell phone and Internet outage Tuesday in several Southeastern states was caused by a hardware problem, AT&T reported.

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The FCC's spectrum auction rules raise stakes for carriers

The FCC will decide this week which mobile carriers will control billions of dollars worth of prime wireless spectrum scheduled to be auctioned next year.

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Here's why Apple won't run its own cellular service (unless it will)

Remember those rumors about Apple doing an end-run around the carriers? You know: how it would offer its own ''soup-to-nuts'' wireless service? Well, about that. Here's Apple's flat denial...

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Sprint sees record low customer loss rate, but drops to 4th place behind T-Mobile

Sprint announced on Tuesday its lowest rate of postpaid customer losses in its history, even as the company officially dropped a notch to fourth place, behind T-Mobile, among U.S. wireless carriers.

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AT&T launches wireless data and TV services on one bill

Wireless video to smartphones and tablets took another step on Monday with AT&T's announcement of a single nationwide package of pay TV and wireless services on a single bill.

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With its latest iPhone deal, T-Mobile takes control

Free Apple Music streaming and a great deal on the iPhone from T-Mobile

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