Google spends a billion dollars on new submarine cables
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Godzilla gets faster internet and more cat videos

Google has unveiled plans to invest $1 billion in two new submarine cables, Proa and Taihei, forging fresh digital pathways between the US and Japan.

FCC investigates AT&T’s network meltdown
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If only they had not had to give up their Huawei technology

The FCC confirmed that it is investigating how AT&T’s network went spectacularly tits up for 11 hours yesterday.

US splurges €39 million on 5G plan to stop Huawei
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Because competition is not capitalism

The US government has forked out €39 million to boost the development of the 5G Open RAN (O-RAN) standard that it thinks will let wireless providers mix and match mobile gear and software, opening up a bigger market for cheaper and compatible kit.

BT boss brags about bumper quarter
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Hi fibre diet

BT, the UK's biggest phone and internet company, said it was on course to make more money this year after raking in three per cent more cash in the last three months of 2020.

Space race
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24 January 2024

Space race


Tech giants splash cash on satellite firm that promises to connect your phone anywhere

AT&T, Google and Vodafone have forked out a whopping $206.5 million on AST SpaceMobile, a company that claims it can hook up your mobile phone to the internet from space.