News tagged with broadband

The Internet in kentucky: Life in the slow lane for many

The Internet has become an important source of information for employment, health, news, entertainment, and shopping. And while many of these activities can be easily performed with a basic level of broadband speed, an increasing ...

Oct 03, 2013
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Netflix launches in Netherlands, its 41st country

Netflix is launching its video streaming service in the Netherlands Wednesday, making good on plans it announced three months ago. It also set a price: 7.99 euros ($10.63) per month. The first month is free.

Sep 11, 2013
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70% of Americans have high-speed Internet

The percentage of Americans with high-speed Internet connections at home has reached 70 percent, while just three percent still use dial-up to go online, a study showed Monday.

Aug 26, 2013
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Nokia finalises Nokia Siemens buy, changes name

Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia said Wednesday it had finalised the purchase of German engineering giant Siemens' 50 percent stake in Nokia Siemens Networks, and changed the company's name.

Aug 07, 2013
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Google's call for open Internet hedged in its own rules

When Google was just a mighty search engine, the company championed an open, unfettered Internet. Now that it's selling ultra-fast broadband Internet and TV service in Kansas City, Mo., with plans to repeat the service elsewhere, ...

Aug 02, 2013
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Huawei spies for China, says ex-CIA chief

The former head of the United States' Central Intelligence Agency Michael Hayden said on Friday it "goes without saying" that Chinese telecoms giant Huawei spies for Beijing.

Jul 19, 2013
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