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Cox boosts download speeds in Arizona following its rollout of G1Gablast

June 29, 2015 11:18 am | by Helena Fahnrich, @CEDmagazine | Comments

Cox Communications will boost download speeds for Arizona customers this September. Subscribers of Cox's High Speed Ultimate package will be upgraded from 150 Mbps to 300 Mbps. The company plans to . . .

Gannett completes split of print, broadcasting divisions

June 29, 2015 10:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

MCLEAN, Va. (AP) — Gannett has completed the split of its print and broadcasting divisions into separate companies.

Shaw to begin trialing Comcast’s X1

June 29, 2015 10:12 am | by Helena Fahnrich, @CEDmagazine | Comments

Shaw communications will trial Comcast's Xfinity X1 cloud-based platform this year after the company chose to cancel an end-to-end IPTV solution it was developing last year. Shaw announced it would be . . .


Briefs: Netgear, Belkin, Vimond Media Solutions, BlueHighways TV

June 29, 2015 9:48 am | by CED staff | Comments

Netgear now offers a secure cloud-based IT service platform. The platform, called Business Central, provides small to medium-sized organizations with the ability to establish, provision and manage . . .  


Former Qualcomm executive sent to prison for insider trading

June 29, 2015 9:39 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A former Qualcomm Inc. executive was sentenced Friday to 18 months in prison and fined $500,000 for...            

AT&T’s GigaPower expansion hits Chicago as DirecTV approval nears

June 26, 2015 12:34 pm | by Helena Fahnrich, @CEDmagazine | Comments

AT&T's has made available its U-verse with GigaPower in Chicago, and announced its GigaPower service would be expanding to areas surrounding Dallas. Meanwhile the FCC is expected to decide on the . . .   

Commissioner Pai laments loopholes in new auction rules

June 26, 2015 10:22 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor | Comments

Pai argues the new rules will create "yet more loopholes to allow corporate giants to abuse the designated entity program."


Google’s Project Fi offering invite updates

June 26, 2015 10:12 am | by Ben Munson, Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

Google estimates that at the current rate it’s sending out invites, it should get one to everyone who put in the request by mid-summer.


Briefs: NCTA, Poste Italiane, Xtera Communications, Five9

June 26, 2015 9:43 am | by CED staff | Comments

Alongside ISPs, vendors, and equipment manufacturers the National Cable & Telecommunications Association and the Consumer Electronics Association announced a new voluntary agreement to improve the energy . . .


Confirmed: Wheeler sides with AT&T, Verizon on spectrum reserve

June 25, 2015 3:29 pm | by Andrew Berg, Wireless Week | Comments

In a statement, Wheeler said that he will begin circulating a draft Order that will be voted on at the Commission's next meeting which concludes...


Charter says customers will benefit from $67.1B merger

June 25, 2015 1:34 pm | by Tali Arbel, AP Business Writer | Comments

In an effort to sway government approval of Charter's $67.1 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, Charter said it will roll out faster internet with no data caps for Time . . . 

Qwilt secures $25M in additional funding

June 25, 2015 11:57 am | by Helena Fahnrich, @CEDmagazine | Comments

Qwilt has obtained $25 million in funding through investments led by venture capital firm Disrupt-ive. As a result of the series D funding round, the company has secured $65 million in total that it plans . . .


Fox News launching new SiriusXM news channel this fall

June 25, 2015 11:48 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox News is launching a new radio channel that will bring breaking news and other reports to SiriusXM subscribers.

DOJ prods FCC to side with smaller carriers on auction rules

June 25, 2015 11:38 am | by Ben Munson, Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

The Justice Department appears to be siding with T-Mobile, Dish Network, Sprint and other interested parties...                     


AT&T adds Apple Watch support, channels to U-verse app

June 25, 2015 11:18 am | by Helena Fahnrich, @CEDmagazine | Comments

AT&T U-verse subscribers can control their services through an Apple Watch. The Apple Watch can be used as a remote control, and serve as an alert for upcoming . . .



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