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wireless-data traffic

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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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The US government's wireless-spectrum auction: Why it matters (FAQ)

It's the first auction of new wireless spectrum in six years. CNET gets you up to speed on how this will affect your wireless service in the future.

By October 19, 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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If Congress wants new Net Neutrality rules, Congress should say so

Commentary: Outgoing Rep. Henry Waxman has flip-flopped, now urging the FCC to take extreme action on its own. It's an unfortunate twist in the on-again, off-again fight.

By October 6, 2014

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Internet of Things gets a hand from ARM's new operating system

The UK-based chip designer's Mbed operating system is among several efforts, including the work of standards groups and a new wireless protocol, designed to speed the adoption of the Internet of Things.

By October 1, 2014

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Give up firstborn for free Wi-Fi? Some click 'I agree'

An Internet security experiment reveals just how careless people can be about their use of public Wi-Fi hotspots.

By September 30, 2014

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No black art to the Blackphone's quest for smartphone privacy

While Blackphone sales are off to a lukewarm start, our hands-on with the privacy-obsessed smartphone finds that it simplifies staying secure on the go.

By September 29, 2014

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Top five home routers for Wi-Fi Calling

CNET editor Dong Ngo explains how Wi-Fi calling works with the latest smartphones, including the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, and picks the top five routers that are best for this technology.

By September 18, 2014

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Don't panic: Those iPhone 6 carrier trade-in deals are still available

iPhone fans, you can still take advantage of carriers' hot deals, but see the new devices in person to ensure you're getting the right one, says CNET's Marguerite Reardon in this edition of Ask Maggie.

By September 20, 2014