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Comcast, Time Warner boost net speeds in Google Fiber city – COINCIDENCE?
Saturday, 02 August 2014 06:54

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Comcast and Time Warner will hike their broadband speeds in Kansas City, which just so happens to be the first place Google Fiber rolled out.

The pair of telco giants will boost transfer rates without a price increase, the Kansas City Star in Missouri reports . Kansas City is one of the few US markets where Comcast and Time Warner have real broadband competition beyond phone company DSL: the Midwest metropolis is the home of Google's first Fiber broadband project.

The Chocolate Factory launched the service in 2012, offering citizens gigabit speeds with plans

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Brits STUNG for up to £625 when they try to cancel broadband
Friday, 01 August 2014 22:01

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Thousands of Brits are being slapped with costly cancellation fees worth hundreds of pounds when they try to switch broadband providers, the Citizens Advice charity has warned.

The group found that the average cost of extricating oneself from a rubbish broadband deal was £190, but customers had been handed out fees of up to £625. Even where users were trying to get out of a deal that left them with snail’s pace connection, persistent outages or bad customer service, they were still paying through the nose if they cancelled in the first six

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NBN Co pricing under spotlight
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 08:46

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NBN Co is considering revising its wholesale pricing model, and has approached the industry for comment.

According to industry newsletter Communications Day , the usage-based Connectivity Virtual Circuit (CVC) charge, which has been subject to criticism since it was first announced in 2010, may be either overhauled or eliminated completely.

Retailers setting up NBN services have to purchase two products: the per-subscriber Access Virtual Circuit (AVC), which takes customer traffic from the premises to the aggregation point; and the CVC, the backhaul component that ships bulk customer traffic from NBN Co to the retail

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NBN Co adds apartments to FTTP rollout
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 08:58

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NBN Co – via Telstra Wholesale – has revealed which apartment blocks will be the first to get FTTP under commercial trials of a rollout plan designed to thwart cherry-picking by competitors.

The Telstra Wholesale rollout publication (PDF or Excel, here ) obliquely identifies suburbs in Sydney (Millers Point and Haymarket), Melbourne (Docklands and South Melbourne) and Brisbane (Teneriffe in Fortitude Valley, and New Farm) as reaching ready-for-service status on 24 September 2014.

The move is formally designated a commercial trial, and will cover a total of around 2,000 premises within the connected

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Scotland's BIG question: Will independence cost me my broadband?
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 19:01

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Feature On 18 September, the people living in Scotland will vote in a referendum to decide if we should to slice the top off Great Britain and create a separate country. If that happens, and once the locals sober up, Scotland could be a country with universal broadband, a publicly owned postal service and mobile coverage which would be the envy of the world, assuming it can create a regulator capable of doing all that.

An independent Scotland will need all manner of regulators – replicating the environment handed down from Westminster –

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Adding Bluetooth And A Lightning Connector To Beats Pro Headphones
Thursday, 31 July 2014 07:00

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Not wanting to wait for Apple to step up their game and complete their purchase of Beats headphones, [Carnivore] decided he wanted his own pair of Apple-compatible Beats cans with Bluetooth. He created something that will probably be for sale in the Apple store come Christmas: a pair of Beats Pro headphones with Bluetooth and a Lightning connector for charging.

[Carnivore] liked the sound of his Beats Pro headphones but hated the wires. After disassembling the headphones, he carefully rewired the speakers with smaller gauge wire, added a small Bluetooth module and battery, and sealed everything back up.

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