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Comcast ups ante in Twin Cities with 1,400 hot spots, cloud DVR service, and more

Comcast continues to respond to growing competitive pressure in the Minnesota/Twin Cities region, announcing a range of service enhancements that include the addition of 1,400 local Wi-Fi hot spots, cloud DVR service and a $15 million investment into the MSO's business services network.

Cellular wraps its arms around the Internet of Things

Given all the attention on the Internet of Things (IoT), we decided to take  a closer look  at what wireless operators are looking to deploy when it comes to low power wide area networking (LPWAN) technologies.

LTE gets ready to fight against proprietary tech for the IoT

While cellular-based Internet of Things (IoT) technologies are still being finalized in the standards process, non-cellular solutions like those promoted by Ingenu, Sigfox and members of the LoRa Alliance are catching a bit of a break.

Comcast still ranks last in customer 'experience' survey focused on top pay-TV companies

Despite a $300 million investment to improve its customer service reputation, Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) finds itself ranked dead last in a survey of 10,000 customers rating their experiences with top TV service providers.

How wireless carriers can get in on the VR action

Google's not the only one making a splash in the virtual reality (VR) waters. Virtually every major tech company, including big device makers, are making a VR play as well.

DoCoMo CTO tries to debunk myths about 5G

With all the talk about 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT), things can get pretty confusing. Seeking to dispel some of the most pervasive myths about 5G, NTT DoCoMo CTO Seizo Onoe presented a keynote at the IEEE International Conference on Communications in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Wednesday.

AT&T's 5G trials could deliver speeds around 5 Gbps this year

AT&T will start a 5G trial with "friendly" customers by the end of this year, delivering a multi-gigabit, fixed type of service, according to a keynote at the Big Communications Event (BCE) 2016 in Austin, Texas.

Lowenstein's View: What should cellular, pay TV and broadband services cost?

A familiar refrain among consumers is that cellular, pay TV, and broadband are overpriced. But if you take a look at the cost of providing some of these services, plot them against demand and usage patterns, and consider some of the unique aspects of the North America market and geography, a different picture emerges. So here's my take, in terms of what looks reasonable from the perspective of the consumer, and service providers' requirement to operate a viable business.

For Google, other providers, online advertising morphs toward a mobile audience

As the online advertising market continues to change, Google is changing with it. The search engine giant, which relies on display and video ads to generate 90 percent of its annual revenue, said it is changing the size of the ads at the top of its search pages, The Wall Street Journal reports. The move, in part, reflects online users' continuing shift to mobile devices, and providers' efforts to keep up with the change.

T-Mobile eases into IoT through Twilio's new Programmable Wireless service for developers

T-Mobile US will power a new service from startup Twilio called Programmable Wireless that essentially gives developers the ability to control the operation of voice, texting and data on Twilio's T-Mobile-powered SIM cards. The SIM cards can be installed on phones or into IoT-style sensors and gadgets.