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Did Wireless Win The Battle Over Broadband Symmetry?; + more notable news - - Tue, 27 Jul 2021

Did wireless win the battle over broadband symmetry?
UK worries Starlink and OneWeb may interfere with each other, plans new rules
SpaceX Challenged by U.S. FCC on Bid for Rural Broadband Subsidy
Altice USA Rebranding Mobile Service as Optimum Mobile
AT&T deal grants Dish 'a new lease on life'
AT&T sign deal to build the first US 5G smart city at scale
Report: Black Rural South Less Likely to Have Broadband Access
5 Lessons to Learn from the Fastly and Akamai Outages
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Akamai Edge DNS Goes Down, Takes A Large Chunk Of The Internet With It; + more notable news - - Mon, 26 Jul 2021

Akamai Edge DNS goes down, takes a large chunk of the internet with it
The best high-speed ISPs for gigabit internet
Net neutrality: Why it's time to start paying attention again
Why the US can t just beam internet into authoritarian states like Cuba
AT&T Fiber is Having a Moment
Akamai outage is latest warning about Internet dependency
Broadcaster Offers Pirates Free Legal TV Box in Exchange For Giving Up Illegal Streams
AT&T to develop first at scale 5G smart city
FAIR Act Would Task FCC with Studying if Netflix, Google, Others Should Pay into USF
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Only One In Twelve Households Eligible For FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit Are Enrolled In $3.2B Program; + more news - - Thu, 22 Jul 2021

Report: only one in twelve households eligible for the FCC's emergency broadband benefit are enrolled in the $3.2B program
CEO Joe Natale says Rogers focused on increasing access to high-speed internet and 5G technology
Verizon Reports Record Q2 Results on 5G Growth
How Vegas built an LTE network in 45 days, and what it might do next
Enhanced Wi-Fi and Fios Apple TV App Aims to Maintain Fios Momentum
Verizon Fios revenues hit new high even as pay-TV subs shrink
Predictably, T-Mobile s merger promises weren t enough to make a carrier out of Dish
In the '80s, satellite comms showed promise - soon it'll be a viable means to punt internet services at anyone anywhere
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The Dish 'Fix' For The T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Seems More Shortsighted Than Ever; + more notable news - - Wed, 21 Jul 2021

The Dish fix for the T-Mobile-Sprint merger seems more shortsighted than ever
Victory! Californians Can Now Choose Their Broadband Destiny
ISPs spent $235 million on lobbying and donations, more than $320,000 a day
Netflix says its expansion into gaming will start with mobile games, which will be included with a subscription at no additional cost
AT&T, JBG Smith disclose plans for at-scale 5G smart city
Verizon Fios TV to Launch Apple TV and Fire TV Apps to Help Avoid Set-Top Box Fees
Comcast Expands Mobile Reach to SMBs with Comcast Business Mobile
Google, Verizon are bringing RCS messaging to Android users - but not Apple
Altice USA unveils 4K streaming device

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Dish Cuts A 10-year, $5 Billion Deal To Make AT&T The Primary Service Provider For Its MVNO; + more notable news - - Tue, 20 Jul 2021

Dish cuts a 10-year, $5 billion deal to make AT&T the primary service provider for its MVNO
Study: US telecom giants spent $234M on lobbying during the 116th Congress alone, to fight bills promoting net neutrality, local community broadband, and more
WISPs Warn Congress Against 100 Mbps Symmetrical Speed Target
Could balloons power uncensored internet in Cuba?
ACAC: Treasury Should Not Favor Any Provider in Broadband Subsidies; But agrees 25/3 Mbps should be definition of unserved
Cox Communications CEO Patrick Esser to Retire at Year-End
Ericsson CEO pegs O-RAN as key for 6G
DirecTV subscriber losses slowing down
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Telecoms Industry Sees 24 Percent Increase in UK Digging Work - Tue, 27 Jul 2021

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The annual Digging Up Britain 2021 report from LSBUD (Line Search Before You Dig), which provides an online asset search facility to UK civil engineering firms for underground pipes and cables, has reported that there was a 24% increase in the amount of digging work performed by the telecoms industry over the last 12-months. Apparently, […]

ISP Hyperoptic Expands UK Full Fibre to Gloucester City Homes - Tue, 27 Jul 2021

Full fibre ISP Hyperoptic has today agreed a blanket wayleave agreement with independent housing association Gloucester City Homes (GCH), which will enable their gigabit-capable broadband network (FTTP/B) to reach thousands of properties owned by the association. GCH currently owns and manages a total of around 4,400 rented homes in the Gloucester area and the “first […]

Broadband ISP Fibrus Extend FTTP Rollout to Northern England - Tue, 27 Jul 2021

Belfast-based ISP Fibrus, which has spent the past couple of years deploying a new gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network across Northern Ireland, has today announced that their build is being extended to include 300,000 premises in the North of England (i.e. Cumbria, Northumberland and North Yorkshire). The company, which is backed by M&G’s Infracapital and […]

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