Monthly Archives: September 2014

Cape Town's Universal Wi-Fi Program Isn't Ambitious Enough – CityLab

It offers too little data—and, with a completion date of 2030, too late. The race to provide universal, free Wi-Fi to residents of Cape Town is officially underway. Two mid-size cities in Western Cape Province, of which Cape Town is the capital, saw the installation of public Wi-Fi hotspots earlier this week. This is just the ...

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EmTech: Google's Internet “Loon” Balloons Will Ring the Globe within a Year – MIT Technology Review

Astro Teller

Astro Teller Within a year, Google is aiming to have a continuous ring of high-altitude balloons in the Southern Hemisphere capable of providing wireless Internet service to cell phones on the ground.That’s according to Astro Teller, head of the Google X lab, the company established with the purpose of working on “moon shot” research projects. He ...

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Wireless Internet Company Unhappy with $1 Verdict – Connecticut Law Tribune

WiFiland LLP v. Mary Hudson et al: A Westport-based wireless Internet company believed it was entitled to compensation after the owners of an RV park in St. Louis allegedly reneged on an agreement with the company, WifiLand, which used to provide wireless service at campgrounds. The RV park owners said there was a reason they backed ...

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Technology|FCC Revisits Net Neutrality Exemption for Mobile Broadband – New York Times

Video | How Net Neutrality Works The future of protecting an open Internet has been the subject of fierce debate, and potential changes to the rules by the Federal Communications Commission could impact your online experience. By EDWARD WYATT September 15, 2014 WASHINGTON — High-speed cellular Internet access has been largely exempt from regulations aimed at preventing Internet providers from ...

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Telephone amp; Data Systems Banks on Wireless, Broadband – Zacks.com

On Sep 15, we issued an updated research report on Telephone & Data Systems Inc. (TDS - Analyst Report). The company reported mixed second-quarter 2014 results, with earnings missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate but revenues beating the same. Likewise, while earnings deteriorated on a year-over-year basis, the top line increased over the same period. Within the ...

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FCC Revisits Net Neutrality Exemption for Mobile Broadband – New York Times

Video | How Net Neutrality Works The future of protecting an open Internet has been the subject of fierce debate, and potential changes to the rules by the Federal Communications Commission could impact your online experience. By EDWARD WYATT September 15, 2014 WASHINGTON — High-speed cellular Internet access has been largely exempt from regulations aimed at preventing Internet providers from ...

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Cities Seeking High-Speed Internet Service – Hartford Courant

New Haven Mayor Toni Harp

New Haven Mayor Toni Harp speaking at a news conference about the need for ultra-high speed Internet service in Connecticut. (Gregory B. Hladky photo. / September 15, 2014) By GREGORY B. HLADKY ghladky@courant.com 4:56 p.m. EDT, September 15, 2014 HARTFORD – Three Connecticut cities are looking to start discussions with ultra-high speed Internet providers to bring businesses and ...

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