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Has The Long Goodbye Of Wi-Fi Begun?; SpaceX's License To Launch Internet Satellites May Have Violated Law; + more news - - Thu, 23 Jan 2020

Has The Long Goodbye of Wi-Fi Begun?: Allocating spectrum in smaller chunks will let municipalities, universities, and companies create private 5G cellular networks
SpaceX's license to launch hundreds of internet satellites may have violated the law, astronomers could sue FCC
Microsoft accidentally exposed 250 million customer service records online
Mobile and broadband 'loyalty penalties' endure, but help on the way
Windstream Upgraded 1.3M High-Speed Broadband Locations Last Year
Rogers Still Seeking Ignite TV Spark
T-Mobile/Sprint Team Gets DOJ Award - Hailed for 'zealous commitment' to serving public
USDA Hands Out Rural Broadband Funds - Loans/grants totaling $25-plus million go to West Virginia, Arkansas
Ting isn't dropping T-Mobile GSM support after all
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Verizon Adds Free Google Stadia To Latest Fios Offer; Peacock Streaming Service Free For Comcast, Cox Subs; + more news - - Wed, 22 Jan 2020

Verizon adds free Google Stadia bundle in latest Fios gigabit offer
Peacock streaming service will be free for Comcast, Cox customers - with premium version for $4.99/month as well as version costing $5 extra with no advertising
5G Isn t Pie in the Sky - It s Here and We Need Infrastructure
Verizon Notches Connected Car Win Against AT&T
GOP rep introduces bill to block intelligence sharing with countries using Huawei for 5G
Disney+ to launch on March 24 in the UK and other parts of Europe, a week earlier than originally planned, for 5.99 per month or 59.99 per year
Source: the new low-cost iPhone, which looks like iPhone 8 and has a 4.7" screen, will enter production in February and may be announced as early as March
Internet routers running Tomato alternative firmware are under attack by notorious crime gang
New York City has a $10 million cybercrime lab to crack the iPhone
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Is It Already Too Late For Apple TV+?; Teksavvy Appeals To Consumers In Battle With Big Phone/Cable; + more news - - Tue, 21 Jan 2020

TekSavvy appeals directly to consumers in battle with big phone, cable companies
Is It Already Too Late for Apple TV+?
Could 5G Replace Cable Broadband?
Britain's Johnson Poised to Give Huawei Role in 5G Development
5G by any means: Many corporates intent on taking non-telco routes to next generation technology
AT&T Wants to Make it Easy For HBO Subscribers to Access HBO Max
Verizon Kills Cable Contracts As TV Sector Finally Starts Listening To Cord Cutters (Kind Of)
Huawei CFO in Canadian court on fraud charges, faces extradition to US
CenturyLink Inks $1.6B Networking Deal With US Interior Department
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Frontier seeks March bankruptcy to restructure; Charter Gets Noisy About Owning Spectrum for 4G, 5G; + more news - - Mon, 20 Jan 2020

Frontier Communications tells creditors it seeks a March bankruptcy to restructure
Charter Gets Noisy About Owning Spectrum for 4G, 5G
Joe Biden s plan to save democracy would kill the internet by killing Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA)
Apple TV+ Tried by Only 5% of U.S. Streaming Homes in Q4
Verizon s plans to connect rural US in a 5G era
Huawei Executive Says Sub-$150 5G Smartphones Will Be a Reality by Q4 2020
DoCoMo Claims It Can Smash the 5G Glass Barrier
Hacker leaks passwords for more than 500,000 servers, routers, and IoT devices
Microsoft pledges to patch Internet Explorer bug that is being actively exploited
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Comcast Pays $1.14M In Settlement With Minnesota; Netflix Places $17Billion Bet On The Streaming Wars; + more news - - Fri, 17 Jan 2020

Comcast to Pay Out $1.14M in Settlement With Minnesota AG
Netflix Places a $17 Billion Bet on the Streaming Wars
Here s how just four satellites could provide worldwide internet
Google says that 120 Stadia titles are coming in 2020, including 10 exclusives, and outlines new features coming soon
Bad Ideas: Raising The Arbitrarily Age Of Internet Service 'Consent' To 16
Sprint Goes to 100% Renewable Energy in Virginia
Is Apple/Samsung duopoly poised to continue with 5G?
Microsoft and T-Mobile hope to tackle broadband gap with free 4G plans for US schools
Verizon's 4G Network to Connect New Audi Cars
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ISP BT UK to Honour Ultra Cheap Ultrafast Broadband Mistake - Fri, 24 Jan 2020

BT has kindly agreed to honour the incredibly cheap FTTP and based “ultrafast broadband” (FTTP / packages that were recently sold to a “small number of customers.” Unfortunately the packages had been incorrectly priced due to a “technical error” but those who benefited can still enjoy the savings. For example, if you were […]

Council Deal Helps Cityfibre’s Northampton Full Fibre Rollout - Fri, 24 Jan 2020

The Northampton Borough Council (NCC) has reached a new master wayleave (access) and datacentre agreement that will help to boost Cityfibre’s on-going £40 million roll-out of a new 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband network in the town, which is being supported by UK ISP partner Vodafone. At present Cityfibre already operates a 45km long Dark […]

FTTH and Wireless Boom as World Fixed Broadband Subs Hit 1.112bn - Fri, 24 Jan 2020

The latest report from Point Topic has revealed that global fixed broadband subscribers grew by 2.17% (23.6 million) in Q3 2019 to total 1.112 billion. During the past year copper (ADSL etc.) based lines fell by 7.7% while almost every other technology, particularly FTTH and fixed wireless connectivity, grew. The United Kingdom continues to be […]

PHOTOS: Fluorescent turtle embryo wins forty-fifth annual Nikon Small World Competition - Mon, 21 Oct 2019

PHOTOS: Fluorescent turtle embryo wins forty-fifth annual Nikon Small World CompetitionThe winners of the 45th annual competition showcase a spectacular blend of science and artistry under the microscope.

7 tax scams to watch out for this year - Sun, 07 Apr 2019

7 tax scams to watch out for this yearIn case wringing your hands over the tax man weren’t enough, criminals are out there trying to swipe your hard-earned cash and personal information from right under your nose.

Mother Angry After School's Robocall Keeps Mispronouncing Daughter's Name As A Racial Slur - Thu, 02 Nov 2017

Mother Angry After School's Robocall Keeps Mispronouncing Daughter's Name As A Racial SlurThe daughter's name is Nicarri.

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