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FCC officially publishes net neutrality repeal

Sarah Tew/CNET The Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules will be no more in two months, as the agency takes the final step in removing the regulation from its rule book. But it may not be the end of the story, as dozens of groups are expected to file lawsuits ...

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South Australia's GigCity plan is not what it seems

(Screenshot: Stilgherrian/ZDNet) Hardcore fibre fundamentalists will doubtless see Tuesday’s announcement by the South Australian government as a dream come true. Gigabit fibre to the premises (FttP) broadband, and cheaper than the National Broadband Network. Hurrah! Except it’s not quite that. What we actually have is nothing more than a two-page ...

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5G will complement NBN, not replace it: Nokia

(Image: Corinne Reichert/ZDNet) Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN) will not be replaced by the advent of 5G, Finnish networking giant Nokia has argued, suggesting even that NBN is actually in a good place to take advantage of 5G due to its strong fibre backbone. Speaking to ZDNet, Nokia head of ...

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Verizon will lock phones despite FCC rules against it

In the spring Verizon will keep its phones locked for an unspecified period after purchase. Image: Verizon Wireless US wireless carrier Verizon will soon stop selling phones unlocked, meaning customers won’t be able to swap SIM cards and use their phone on different carriers either in the US or internationally. ...

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Verizon completes 5G call using 3GPP standards

File photo Verizon on Monday said it’s the first carrier to conduct an over-the-air call on a 3GPP-compliant 5G New Radio (NR) system using its licensed millimeter wave spectrum. Verizon said the test was conducted in Murray Hill, NJ using Nokia 5G network technology on a 5G NR prototype device ...

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