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First-Ever Commercial White Space Internet Coming To California

White space refers to the unlicensed bands on the radio spectrum. Back in 2008, FCC allowed the use of this unlicensed spectrum so that companies can discern the TV frequencies that are being used and then push broadband services through white space. The first-ever commercial internet connectivity service, using white space, is now coming to…
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Google Will Launch Its 1Gbps Broadband Network Next Week

Google has been working on its grand experimental project of providing high speed internet to the American people since 2010. Kansas City, Kansas was selected to be the experiment ground among 1,100 applicant communities in March 2011. The project has been hailed by many as one that will change the very dynamics of the region. Now, it seems that…
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O3b Networks Brings O3bMaritime: Broadband Internet Solution At Sea

O3b Networks has launched a broadband internet solution for cruise ship guests and crews called O3bMaritime. It is a first-of-the-kind solution which is able to provide more than 100 times the average internet access rates at sea. By using it, ship operators will be able to outstandingly enhance guest satisfaction. Because, this broadband…
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Google Bids $900 Million For Nortel

Google and Nortel have agreed on the princely sum of $900 million to start off a stalking horse auction for the acquisition of Nortel's rather vast patent portfolio and the sale comes as part of the latter company's bankruptcy selloff and involves some 6,000 patents and patent applications, which encompass both wired and wireless communications,…
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Cable Broadband Download Limits Coming Soon?

Mobile users are accustomed to upper limits on downloads, but similar limits may soon be faced by cable and DSL service subscribers. Today's broadband users have a large array of tempting high bandwidth candy on offer: 3GB to 5GB HD purchased HD movie downloads, streaming video from Netflix and Amazon, BitTorrent (whether shifting legal or pirated…
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