AT&T, Dish, Verizon’s mobile broadband bids slash US debt by 0.13%

YES! NOW WE’RE COOKING ON GAS!

AT&T was the biggest spender in the auction for wireless broadband frequencies that closed yesterday – spending $18.2bn to get access to every corner of the US.…

Super-cookie crumbles: Verizon will kill off hated zombie stalkers

This time opt-out actually means opt-out, we’re told

Verizon has backed down over its fingerprinting of subscribers using so-called immortal “super cookies.”…

Spotify may delay IPO to raise $500M

Spotify may have decided to delay an IPO for another year, and is getting help from Goldman Sachs for a round of private fundraising that aims to raise around $500 million, the Wall Street Journal has reported. Sources have revealed that …

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US Ambassador: No, net neutrality will NOT allow the UN to seize control of the internet from us

It won’t impact foreign policy, please go away

Analysis US Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda has blown up hyperbolic claims that enforcing net neutrality rules in America could lead to the United Nations taking control of the internet.…

Three to pleasure bumpkins with 800Mhz

Broadband boost before O2 craps all over it

Hutchison’s Three will finally launch into the prime 800Mhz band later this year, which it expects will improve rural coverage significantly.…

Smartphones merge into homogeneous mass as ‘flagship fatigue’ bites

Latest handset? Punters say ‘meh’. It’s all about networks now, prays Three

People are turning away from pricey “flagship” smartphones sold on complicated expensive contracts, according to industry figures.…

Mobe-hungry BT’s sales slip over Xmas amid EE buyout silence

Firm can’t ignore £7bn pensions deficit much longer

Sales at one-time state telco monopoly BT fell by three per cent to £4.48bn in its third quarter, the company announced today.…

Whee! BT preps for FIVE HUNDRED MEGABIT broadband trial

If it works it’ll go nationwide, says telco’s top dog

BT has announced that it wants to roll out G.fast and fibre to the home to provide internet speeds of up to 500Mbps and 1Gbps.…

Google talks up mobile as Q4 sales climb

Google posted Q4 consolidated revenue of $18.1 billion, up 15 per cent year-on-year, with its mobile search business gaining significant ground. Patrick Pichette, the company’s CFO, said the rising US dollar had resulted in a gross negative currency impact of $616 …

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