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FCC Receives Record 3 Million Comments on Net Neutrality

Monday marked the last day for the public to submit comments on the Federal Communication Commission’s proposed new net neutrality rules. The agency has received a record number of comments, totaling 3 million submissions from consumers, advocates, businesses, and lawmakers that continued to roll in up to the midnight deadline. The number of submissions received [...]

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T-Mobile Has Best Month Ever in August

T-Mobile is drawing ever closer to surpassing Sprint as the third largest carrier in the U.S. CEO John Legere revealed on Wednesday that August 2014 was the strongest month ever for the Uncarrier, with 2.75 million new customers. Legere did not reveal how many of those customers were postpaid and it’s worth keeping in mind [...]

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Apple Watch Announced for Early 2015

The big news at yesterday’s Apple event was the unveiling of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but Apple also had one more thing to whet consumers’ appetites. Rumors about an Apple designed smartwatch have been building for months and the company finally confirmed its existence and what customers can expect from the wearable. [...]

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Apple Reveals iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

After months of speculation, consumers finally got a look at the next generation of iPhones today. As expected, Apple has unveiled two different models of the smartphone. The iPhone 6 features a 4.7-inch display, while the iPhone 6 Plus has a 5.5-inch screen and a higher resolution. Both models are described by Apple as having [...]

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Google Settles In-App Purchase Case for $19 Million

Google has agreed to pay $19 million to customers to settle a case about children who made in-app purchases without parental consent. The Federal Trade Commission brought the case against Google, claiming that the company did not take appropriate steps to prevent unauthorized charges. Since 2011, customers have reported children making unauthorized purchases ranging from [...]


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Google Settles In-App Purchase Case for $19 Million

Google has agreed to pay $19 million to customers to settle a case about children who made in-app purchases without parental consent. The Federal Trade Commission brought the case against Google, claiming that the company did not take appropriate steps to prevent unauthorized charges. Since 2011, customers have reported children making unauthorized purchases ranging from [...]

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FCC Receives Record 3 Million Comments on Net Neutrality

Monday marked the last day for the public to submit comments on the Federal Communication Commission’s proposed new net neutrality rules. The agency has received a record number of comments, totaling 3 million submissions from consumers, advocates, businesses, and lawmakers that continued to roll in up to the midnight deadline. The number of submissions received [...]

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T-Mobile Has Best Month Ever in August

T-Mobile is drawing ever closer to surpassing Sprint as the third largest carrier in the U.S. CEO John Legere revealed on Wednesday that August 2014 was the strongest month ever for the Uncarrier, with 2.75 million new customers. Legere did not reveal how many of those customers were postpaid and it’s worth keeping in mind [...]

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Verizon Promises Nationwide VoLTE Launch Coming Soon

Verizon announced on Tuesday that its voice over LTE (VoLTE) service, titled “Advanced Calling 1.0,” will launch nationwide “in the coming weeks.” While that’s still a vague timeframe, it does at least give consumers some idea of when they can expect to be making high-definition voice and video calls from their mobile devices. VoLTE works [...]

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FCC Receives Record 3 Million Comments on Net Neutrality

Monday marked the last day for the public to submit comments on the Federal Communication Commission’s proposed new net neutrality rules. The agency has received a record number of comments, totaling 3 million submissions from consumers, advocates, businesses, and lawmakers that continued to roll in up to the midnight deadline. The number of submissions received [...]

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T-Mobile Has Best Month Ever in August

T-Mobile is drawing ever closer to surpassing Sprint as the third largest carrier in the U.S. CEO John Legere revealed on Wednesday that August 2014 was the strongest month ever for the Uncarrier, with 2.75 million new customers. Legere did not reveal how many of those customers were postpaid and it’s worth keeping in mind [...]

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Apple Watch Announced for Early 2015

The big news at yesterday’s Apple event was the unveiling of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but Apple also had one more thing to whet consumers’ appetites. Rumors about an Apple designed smartwatch have been building for months and the company finally confirmed its existence and what customers can expect from the wearable. [...]

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Apple Reveals iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

After months of speculation, consumers finally got a look at the next generation of iPhones today. As expected, Apple has unveiled two different models of the smartphone. The iPhone 6 features a 4.7-inch display, while the iPhone 6 Plus has a 5.5-inch screen and a higher resolution. Both models are described by Apple as having [...]

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Google Settles In-App Purchase Case for $19 Million

Google has agreed to pay $19 million to customers to settle a case about children who made in-app purchases without parental consent. The Federal Trade Commission brought the case against Google, claiming that the company did not take appropriate steps to prevent unauthorized charges. Since 2011, customers have reported children making unauthorized purchases ranging from [...]

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Apple to Step Up iCloud Security after Celebrity Photo Theft

Apple is planning to upgrade security measures for its iCloud service. The announcement comes shortly after several celebrities had their iCloud accounts compromised and nude photos posted on the Internet. Apple maintains that iCloud was not hacked and the intrusions were a result of specific attacks on individual accounts. Hackers correctly answered security questions to [...]

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Telecom Monthly September 2014 Newsletter

Telecom Monthly Top Ten Stories of the Month September is here and that means it’s time to round up some of the biggest headlines from the last month. Here’s a look at ten stories that got the telecom industry buzzing during the month of August. After months of buildup, the merger between Sprint and T-Mobile [...]

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AT&T Promotes Executive to Lead Combined Mobile and Business Unit

It’s not quite as dramatic as Sprint naming a new CEO earlier this month, but AT&T has announced some executive changes of its own. Ralph de la Vega, formerly the head of mobile, has been promoted to lead a new merged mobile and business unit. In his new role as CEO of Mobile and Business [...]

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Verizon Promises Nationwide VoLTE Launch Coming Soon

Verizon announced on Tuesday that its voice over LTE (VoLTE) service, titled “Advanced Calling 1.0,” will launch nationwide “in the coming weeks.” While that’s still a vague timeframe, it does at least give consumers some idea of when they can expect to be making high-definition voice and video calls from their mobile devices. VoLTE works [...]

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Netflix Signs Fourth Peering Deal with Time Warner Cable

Netflix has signed another paid interconnection agreement, this time with Time Warner Cable. This is the fourth such agreement signed by the video-streaming service, which previously announced similar arrangements with Comcast, Verizon, and AT&T. The paid connections are expected to result in faster speeds for Time Warner Cable customers across all of the company’s markets. [...]

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