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Web giants call for equal Internet traffic rules

As public comment on an FCC proposal wraps up, a group of 36 Web companies, including Google, Netflix, and Amazon, reiterates opposition to paying ISPs for so-called fast lane access.

By July 14, 2014

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Ericsson predicts tenfold increase in mobile data traffic in five years

Network-gear vendor publishes report highlighting key trends in mobile market it says will drive explosive growth.

By June 3, 2014

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Super Bowl may have stunk, but wireless traffic soars

At its peak, Verizon saw the number of data connections rise by 800 percent over the busiest hour in New Orleans a year ago. AT&T saw its traffic rise 52 percent during the peak hour.

By February 3, 2014

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Verizon pays $7.4 million to settle FCC privacy investigation

The settlement involves an investigation into what the Federal Communications Commission says is an "unacceptable use" of customers' personal info for marketing.

By September 3, 2014

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Verizon admits network faces traffic pressure in big cities

The wireless carrier is pouring money into the problem, and a top executive says the issues will dissipate by the end of the year.

By November 12, 2013

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AT&T Stadium offers high-tech way of rallying fans

AT&T installed a 130-foot interactive LED "fan experience board" in its namesake sports arena in Dallas.

By August 16, 2014

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Verizon sees phone calls running solely on LTE by 2016

Wireless phone calls still run on the older 3G network, but that's poised to change thanks to a technology called voice over LTE.

By August 12, 2014

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Apple envisions wireless wristbands for hospital stays

The tech could be used for a disposable wristband that stores and transmits health information to your doctor's smartphone.

By August 5, 2014

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Verizon Wireless CEO fires back at FCC over throttling brouhaha

Daniel Mead says he was blindsided by the FCC's letter last week that berated the company over its network management policy. He defends the policy while making the case for continued lax regulations.

By August 4, 2014

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FCC chairman puts Verizon in hot seat over new throttling policy

FCC's Tom Wheeler says in a letter he's "deeply troubled" by Verizon's move to single out unlimited data customers, which could slow their access to the Internet.

By July 30, 2014