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Thursday Morning Links - - Thu, 18 Apr 2019


Few US households attracted to gigabit service rapidtvnews.com
U.S. iOS users need to uninstall the Chrome browser app now: Flaw within the iOS browser app is allowing group of criminals known as eGobbler to "hijack" iPhone users and steal their cash phonearena.com
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai says he opposes China Mobile's plan to enter the US market and will hold a vote on whether to deny its application in May reuters.com
Comcast, T-Mobile roll out a new anti-Robocall tool bgr.com
After a long winning streak, Netflix s vulnerabilities are becoming clearer digiday.com
In 5G, US Carriers Aren't Putting Their Money Where Their Mouth Is, but They Will lightreading.com
Huawei CEO Compares 5G To "Nuclear Bomb", Warns US Against Tech Cold War zerohedge.com
T-Mobile CEO defends Sprint merger as opposition mounts seattletimes.com
Verizon Built on 5G Challenge to Award $1.75 Million for 5G Applications telecompetitor.com
AT&T s Project AirGig could extend 5G mmWave signals fiercewireless.com
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Wednesday Morning Links - - Wed, 17 Apr 2019


Intel exits 5G phone modem business after Apple-Qualcomm settlement venturebeat.com
Verizon will now charge more money for in-store activations of new phones - $40 for activation in-store, $20 if done online theverge.com
T-Mobile's John Legere denies DOJ staffers have told T-Mobile and Sprint that their planned merger is unlikely to be approved as currently structured cnet.com
Netflix Nears 150M Subs, Shrugs Off New Competition From Disney, Apple lightreading.com
Netflix: We Only Account for 2% of Global Downstream Mobile Internet Traffic multichannel.com
Net Neutrality Activists Seek GOP Commitments on Net Bill multichannel.com
AT&T's DirecTV Now and U-Verse TV customers will no longer have access to NFL Network (including Red Zone), service will remain available on DirecTV cordcuttersnews.com
Top 5 things to know about TV on the internet techrepublic.com
Xbox One does away with discs in new $249 All-Digital Edition techcrunch.com
Sony says its next-gen PlayStation console will be backward-compatible, support 8K graphics with ray tracing, and have an SSD, but won't be released this year wired.com
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Tuesday Morning Links - - Tue, 16 Apr 2019


Google Fiber experiment ends with Choc Factory paying Louisville $3.8m to clean up its mess theregister.co.uk
Verizon's 5G network is blazingly fast (when it works) androidcentral.com
Questions over coverage plague rural broadband expansion seattletimes.com
Hulu has repurchased AT&T's 9.5% stake in the business for $1.43B, giving Hulu a valuation of $15B; Disney said in November that Hulu was worth $9.26B cnbc.com
Interactive Rural Broadband CAF Map Updated telecompetitor.com
FCC's O'Rielly vows to keep fighting overbuilding - cites specialized networks built with E-rate, rural healthcare USF funds multichannel.com
Google Pixel 3 might come to T-Mobile, ending Verizon exclusivity techradar.com
T-Mobile's 'Revolutionary' New TV Service Looks Like The Same Old Crap techdirt.com
Here Are Sprint's 5 Most Congested Markets lightreading.com
EU gives final approval to the new Copyright Directive, with its controversial Article 11 and 13 provisions, after 19 of the 28 member countries voted in favor venturebeat.com
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Monday Morning Links - - Mon, 15 Apr 2019


FCC announces 5G spectrum auction and $20 billion investment for rural broadband access techspot.com
$50 for High-Speed Internet? Chet Kanojia s Starry Could Help People Forget Aereo s Crash fortune.com
Trump: 5G will transform US lives, especially in rural America washingtonexaminer.com
FCC consumer advisory panel includes ALEC, big foe of municipal broadband arstechnica.com
Pai Proposes FCC Rural Digital Opportunity Fund: $20.4 Billion Over 10 Years for Price Cap Territories telecompetitor.com
Big3 Says Charter Manipulating Fox RSN Sale Process multichannel.com
5G Vs. 5GE Vs. 4G LTE Spring 2019: AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint - Quick Compare forbes.com
A Service Called 'Omni Go' Quietly Replaces FlixonTV lightreading.com
OTT Video Market Research: Over Half of Americans Stream OTT Services, 30% Stream in the Bathroom telecompetitor.com
New Internet Explorer Zero-day exploit can get you even if you use Chrome mashable.com
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Friday Morning Links - - Fri, 12 Apr 2019


Investor Lawsuit Accuses AT&T Of Downplaying Streaming Video Losses techdirt.com
Trump to hold event Friday on 5G, rural broadband: White House uk.reuters.com
NYC's busted wireless network expected back online this weekend nypost.com
Illinois bill banning eavesdropping by IoT devices defanged by industry association backed by Amazon and Google - Lobbyists say Bill would punish even if failure to disclose was "accidental" arstechnica.com
Analyst: Verizon Should Partner with Charter, Comcast on Wireless Infrastructure telecompetitor.com
Starry launches in New York City, also fans speculation that it could add a smartphone option to its fixed wireless, in-home broadband service lightreading.com
FCC warns of rise in noncompliant streaming set-tops, says marketers of boxes could face hefty fines multichannel.com
Union Attacks Threaten T-Mobile-Sprint Merger, Future of 5G Innovation in US cnsnews.com
There are already connectivity issues with the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G phonearena.com
Owners of faulty Nexus 6P devices can get up to $400 for their troubles neowin.net
Disney says Disney+ will support 4K and HDR video, all content on Disney+ can be downloaded and viewed offline, and that the app will be on Roku, PS4, and more engadget.com
T-Mobile promises 5G will cover 99% of California homes after Sprint merger venturebeat.com
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Ofcom UK Tweaks 3.4-3.6GHz Licenses to Help 5G Mobile Services - Thu, 18 Apr 2019

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The UK telecoms regulator has provisionally proposed to accept a request by Three UK, EE, O2 and Vodafone to vary a number of spectrum access licenses for the 3.4GHz, 3.5GHz and 3.6GHz bands in order to facilitate new Active Antenna Systems (AAS), which could help the future roll-out of ultrafast 5G mobile broadband networks. The […]

ISP Plans FTTP Broadband for 300K Premises in South West England - Thu, 18 Apr 2019

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Alternative UK network providers seem to be cropping up like spring flowers and the latest to join that club is Jurassic Fibre, which has an ambition to invest over £250m into building a 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network to cover 300,000 premises across Devon, Dorset and Somerset. The target is incredibly ambitious for a […]

ISP County Broadband Begin Full Fibre Rollout in Rural Essex UK - Wed, 17 Apr 2019

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Some 60 homes in the rural Essex village of Cornish Hall End near Braintree will become the first to benefit from the start of County Broadband‘s roll-out of a new rural Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network, which is being supported by an investment of £46m from Aviva Investors. At present locals are only able to receive a […]

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.


Avowed Apple Fan Jeb Bush Realizes His Apple Watch Can Take Phone Calls - Wed, 13 Jan 2016

Avowed Apple Fan Jeb Bush Realizes His Apple Watch Can Take Phone CallsJeb Bush's love of Apple products has been widely documented, and the Republican presidential candidate continues to wear his Apple Watch on the campaign trail. Yesterday, in a meeting with The Des Moines Register editorial board documented by USA Today, Bush stumbled upon a feature he didn’t realize his smartwatch was capable of: taking phone calls. Somehow Bush managed to take a call without picking up his iPhone, and the sound of a person’s voice saying hello breaks through the meeting noise, to which Bush responds, “My watch can’t be talking.”


Social media welcomes Pope Francis to the United States - Tue, 22 Sep 2015

Social media welcomes Pope Francis to the United StatesPope Francis gets the social media treatment upon arriving in the U.S. Tuesday. As Pope Francis’s flight touched down in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Twitter unveiled a new batch of emojis created for the highly anticipated papal visit. Until his departure from the United States on Sunday, Twitter users chronicling the Catholic leader’s East Coast journey will be able to include a cartoon image of the Pope’s face in front of the American flag on all Pope-related tweets by using the hashtag #PopeinUS.



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