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Comcast-TWC merger could threaten online video, render net neutrality moot, critics say

Could Comcast own the online video experience? If the merger between the cable giant and Time Warner Cable goes through, a majority of American consumers could find themselves locked into OTT options controlled by the new mega-Comcast, a recent op-ed in technology publication Backchannel suggests, squeezing out OTT competitors.

Frontier battles identity theft, fraud with new security service bundle

Frontier Communications' Frontier Secure unit is taking advantage of the 2015 tax season to appeal to consumers with its new Identity Security Bundle, which is designed to help fight identity theft and online fraud.

Verizon likely to deploy 'pre-standard' version of LTE Unlicensed, Melone says

Verizon likely will deploy a "pre-standard" version of LTE Unlicensed technology, otherwise known as License Assisted Access, in the "not too distant future," said Tony Melone, Verizon Communications' executive vice president of network, during a conference call with investors.

Charting emerging wireless technology leaders at Google, Verizon, Apple, Dish and others

Most people are aware of the contributions that CEOs like Tim Cook, Tom Wheeler, Randall Stephenson and John Legere are making to the wireless industry. But contributions of their up-and-coming staff also are driving innovation at their companies, and they will be the driving forces in years to come. Phil Goldstein, editor of  FierceWireless, takes a look at seven innovators in this 2015 Emerging stars feature.  Read the full report here.

Vasona rolls out edge app feature set to address congestion in encrypted mobile traffic

Vasona Networks unveiled the latest feature set for its SmartAIR 1000 edge application controller and SmartVision analysis suite, both aimed at addressing all that HTTPS traffic coming from streaming media, social networking and other popular apps.

Boingo deploys Procera's PacketLogic/V NFV solution at hotspots

Boingo Wireless is using Procera Networks' PacketLogic/V solution to manage the consumer experience at its wireless hotspot locations.

Oxford researchers use Li-Fi-like system to deliver 100 Gbps

Researchers at Oxford University are using light to deliver data to a computer at more than 100 gigabits per second, with the potential for data rates of 3 terabits per second and up.

Jarich on MWC 2015: Were you annoyed by 5G last year? Prepare for something worse

If mid-December is the time when analysts get asked about their predictions for the New Year, mid-February is when we have to put forward some reasoned thinking about what we'll be seeing at Mobile World Congress (MWC). It's not actually a part of my job description, but it might as well be.

ZTE set to double 5G R&D funding to $400M, chief scientist reveals

ZTE is set to double its annual 5G research and development spend to around $400 million (€350 million) and add another 800 engineers to laboratories focused on the next generation technology in 2015, the company's chief scientist said.

Telkom SA welcomes minister's call to help fund national broadband

Telkom, the partially state-owned South African telecoms service provider, welcomed a call to arms by telecoms minister Siyabonga Cwele regarding funding for a national broadband network.