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broadband

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Comcast blazes its own trail to a superfast Internet future

The nation's largest broadband provider heeds Google's call to make ultrahigh-speed broadband available to the masses. Now it just needs to work out a few details.

By February 5, 2016

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Starry CEO looks to shake up the broadband market

Chet Kanojia, the creator of streaming-TV service Aereo, is back with a broadband service he claims will be faster, cheaper and wireless.

By January 27, 2016

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Nokia aims to hit it big in broadband

French regulator approves Nokia's takeover of Alcatel-Lucent, which should help it compete in the global telecom equipment market.

By January 4, 2016

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Smartphones are completing the broadband revolution

Commentary: New data finds more consumers choosing mobile connections for broadband. Policymakers hoping to close the digital divide must shift course accordingly.

By December 23, 2015

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Your broadband service is about to be tax-free forever

Congress is expected to pass a permanent ban that will prevent local governments from taxing Internet access, a big win for consumers that ensures your broadband bill won't ever look like your wireless bill.

By December 10, 2015

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More AT&T customers will soon get access to its fastest broadband option

The company is expanding its fiber-optic-based service, which will let you download an episode of "The Walking Dead" faster than you can say the word "zombie."

By December 7, 2015

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Why that crazy-fast home Internet replacement may be too good to be true

From complications related to the radio airwaves it will use to the cost of deploying the network, there are many reasons why Starry has its share of skeptics.

By January 31, 2016

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Used iPhone 6 could be the bargain you're looking for

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers advice about getting a great value from buying an older used model of the popular iPhone.

By January 30, 2016

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Google unleashes free speedy Internet service on low-income homes

Google puts its money where its mouth is with a plan to provide public housing residents with free access to its 1 gigabit-per-second Fiber service.

By February 3, 2016

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Hate your cable company? Superfast, wireless Internet is coming

A startup called Starry hopes to roll out a nationwide wireless broadband network to compete with local cable and phone companies.

By January 27, 2016