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AT&T jumps into the fast lane with ultraspeedy 5G field trial

5G promises Internet connection speeds that are 10 to 100 times faster than today's. Get ready, Austin, Texas, it's heading your way.

By February 11, 2016

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New Indian tech could help rural communities bridge digital divide

The Pruthvi chip, made by Bangalore-based Saankhya labs, can make use of unused TV bandwidth to provide long-range Internet access to rural areas.

By October 20, 2015

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Facebook board member offends India. Facebook recoils

The famed tech investor Marc Andreessen put his foot in his mouth after India rejected a program backed by the social network. Now he's saying sorry.

By February 10, 2016

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President Obama presses for high-speed Internet for rural Americans

The administration will offer loans and work to remove law that limit consumers' ability to choose fast, affordable broadband.

By January 13, 2015

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Museum's 155-year-old mouse trap catches a fresh rodent

Some inventions stand the test of time, like this still-functioning old mouse trap that wasn't ready to resign itself to history just yet.

By February 4, 2016

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A future of self-driving cars? We're ready now

The younger generation no longer feels as strong a need to be behind the wheel -- and phones have stolen some of cars' cachet.

By January 23, 2016

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Former Sprint exec lands at Mississippi wireless operator

Once Sprint's technology chief, Stephen Bye will soon head up strategy for rural operator C Spire, as the company decides whether to participate in the government's upcoming spectrum auction.

By September 30, 2015

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Man finds iPhone that fell from airplane

The phone dropped 9,300 feet and ended up in a field alongside a hungry donkey in rural Texas.

By July 31, 2015

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Sprint pushes farther into rural America

The carrier is planning new strategic deals with rural operators to compete against AT&T and Verizon anywhere in the US, including the nation's most remote regions.

By March 26, 2014

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Sprint to join rural operators in nationwide roaming hub

Sprint will be among the first to participate in the Competitive Carrier Association’s Data Access Hub, which could give carriers of all sizes access to a true nationwide 4G LTE network.

By March 26, 2014