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big telecom

Charter and Tribune Are Beefing Over TV Channels Viewers Can Get For Free Over the Air

The cable company and Tribune Broadcasting are at a stalemate over their new contract, leading Tribune to black out channels for Charter subscribers.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.7.19
big telecom

Why New York Kicked the Country's Second-Biggest Cable Company Out of the State

New York State regulators say they are fed up by Charter Spectrum Cable's empty promises, poor service, and misleading claims.
Karl Bode
7.31.18
environment

The Tribe Protesting the Dakota Pipeline Is Ready to Defend Its Wireless Network

"We as tribal nations have never given up our airspace."
Paul Spencer
11.1.16
Television

Unused TV Bandwidth Could Bring Over a Billion in Rural India Online

Connecting the most unconnected may just be a matter of using what's already there.
Michael Byrne
3.21.16
Science

Why Screams Are Terrifying

The science of fear.
Jordan Pearson
7.16.15
Canada

Inside the 'Notorious' Canadian Internet Company Targeted by the US Government

Tucows went from sharing free software in the 90s to pioneering municipal broadband in the 21st century.
Jordan Pearson
3.20.15
Spectrum

SpaceX Warns Fake Competitors Could Disrupt its Space Internet Plan

The most complicated part of SpaceX's space internet plan isn't the space part.
Jason Koebler
3.9.15
earth

Zoo Livestreams Are Taking Over Unused Gaps in the Broadcast Spectrum

A new London Zoo trial could help show how "white spaces" can bring wireless connectivity to rural communities.
Victoria Turk
10.10.14
Motherboard Blog

Air Force Pilots Are Learning to Fly Blind Against Chinese Electromagnetic Strikes

It's one of the greater ironies of today's remote warfare.
Brian Anderson
2.19.14