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Cult of T-Mob US wants you to INDOCTRINATE your friends and family

Legere lures customers with promise of free data
Shaun Nichols, 22 Aug 00:47

NBN Co claims 96 mbps download speeds for FTTN trial

Umina trial also delivers 30 mbps uploads, but exact rig used not revealed
Simon Sharwood, 21 Aug 21:04

Déjà vu: Virgin Media jacks up broadband prices

Screw copper phone lines, we're UNIQUE, bleats telco
Kelly Fiveash, 21 Aug 14:33

Microsoft ropes in Opera Mini as default Nokia dumbphone browser

Ancient browser to power ancient Redmond mobes
Andrew Orlowski, 21 Aug 11:25

Roll up for El Reg's 3G/4G MONOPOLY DATA PUB CRAWL

Special Report Part one: Measuring how many bars you get in London
Simon Rockman, 21 Aug 09:02

Netflix swallows yet another bitter pill, inks peering deal with TWC

Net neutrality crusader once again pays up for priority access
Shaun Nichols, 20 Aug 21:40

US TV stations bowl sueball directly at FCC's spectrum mega-sale

Broadcasters upset about coverage and cost as they shift up and down the dials
Shaun Nichols, 19 Aug 22:22

EE: STILL Blighty's best mobe network, says 'Frappucino' Moore

Fresh round of network stats fisticuffs possibly on the cards here
Simon Rockman, 19 Aug 13:54

UK fuzz want PINCODES on ALL mobile phones

Exclusive Met Police calls for mandatory passwords on all new mobes
Jasper Hamill, 19 Aug 08:04

Ericsson to roll Ciena kit into Telstra

Carrier preps core for SDN
Richard Chirgwin, 18 Aug 01:51

Google's so smart it's discovered SHARKS HAVE TEETH

Congratulations, world media, for rediscovering submarine cable armour
Richard Chirgwin, 18 Aug 00:30

New Sprint CEO says he will lower axe on staff – but prices come first

'Very disruptive' new rates to be revealed next week
Neil McAllister, 15 Aug 21:08

ROAD TRIP! An FCC road trip – Leahy demands net neutrality debate across US

You crashed watchdog's site, now time to crash its ears
Shaun Nichols, 13 Aug 19:42

EE network whacked by 'PDP authentication failure' blunder

Updated Carrier is 'aware' of cockup, working on a fix NOW
Kelly Fiveash, 13 Aug 12:07

Opinion

Ten protestors at the NBN Day of Action

Surprise! Government mega-infrastructure project cocked up

Worstall on Weds Australia's National Ballsup Network
Apple Homekit prototype pics?

Home automation while it's hot: Winter warmth for lazy technophiles

Breaking Fad El Reg has a shufti at hooking your heating up to the Internet of Stuff
Nigel Whitfield, 24 Jun 07:15

News

What's the nature of your emergency, Vodafone?

Oh, you've dialled the wrong number for ad fibs, rules ASA
Kelly Fiveash, 13 Aug 10:41

UK mobile coverage is BETTER than EVER, networks tell Ofcom

Regulator swallows this line and parrots it back out at us. What are they playing at?
Simon Rockman, 13 Aug 06:03

Fifteen zero days found in hacker router comp romp

Defcon 22 Four routers rooted in SOHOpelessly Broken challenge
Darren Pauli, 13 Aug 02:58

Canadian ISP Shaw falls over with 'routing' sickness

Updated How sure are you of cloud computing now?
Trevor Pott, 12 Aug 18:57

Tech city types developing 'Google Glass for the blind' app

An app and service where other people 'see' for you
Simon Rockman, 12 Aug 15:16

Three floats Jolla in Hong Kong: Says Sailfish is '3rd option'

Network throws hat into ring with Linux-powered handsets
Simon Rockman, 12 Aug 14:15

Don't call it throttling: Ericsson 'priority' tech gives users their own slice of spectrum

Actually it's a nifty trick - at least you'll pay for what you get
Simon Rockman, 12 Aug 12:02

Trans-Pacific: Google spaffs cash on FAST undersea packet-flinging

One of 6 backers for new 60 Tbps cable to hook US to Japan
Richard Chirgwin, 12 Aug 01:32

Ancient pager tech SMS: It works, it's fab, but wow, get a load of that incoming SPAM

Networks' main issue: they don't know how it works, says expert
Simon Rockman, 11 Aug 10:57

O2 vs Vodafone: Mobe firms grab for GCHQ, gov.uk security badge

No, the spooks love US best, say rival firms
Simon Rockman, 11 Aug 07:58

Ofcom sees RISE OF THE MACHINE-to-machine cell comms

Study spots 9% growth in IoT m2m mobile data connections
OUT-LAW.COM, 11 Aug 06:06

PwC says US biz lagging in Internet of Things

Grass is greener in Asia, say the sensors
Richard Chirgwin, 11 Aug 05:32
Coco with WarKitteh collar

Beware WarKitteh, the connected cat that sniffs your Wi-Fi privates

Defcon 22 Inventor says, despite it all, he’s still not a cat person
Iain Thomson, 09 Aug 00:57
US Broadband Map

America's hot and cold spots for broadband revealed in new map

Pic Virginia is for lovers ... of faster internet
Shaun Nichols, 08 Aug 23:58
Sheep

Gov.uk's broadband boast: Superfast fibre piped to 1 million Brits

Apple-scrumping bumpkin bits deliver best returns, apparently
Jasper Hamill, 08 Aug 12:58
Brazil flag

Telefónica bids for Vivendi's Brazilian bits: Telecom Italia gasps

A Spanish firm, a French firm and an Italian firm all meet up in Brazil...
Faultline, 08 Aug 10:03
flag.Wales

BT scoops up Wales PSN contracts, elbows out Logicalis

Seven-year contract worth up to £420m handed to one-time telco monopoly
Paul Kunert, 08 Aug 09:27
Data breach image

'Up to two BEEELLION' mobes easily hacked by evil base stations

Black Hat 2014 videos Android, BlackBerry, and Apple fall to OMA-DM flaw – claim
Iain Thomson, 08 Aug 07:02
Gulf coast webcam image

Submarine cable operator says storms could hit Pacific traffic

Hurricane Julio may drown out all the bits you've loved before
Google Chocolate Factory

Gmail gains support for non-ASCII email addresses

Chocolate Factory also reveals kill switch for bothersome listbots
Richard Chirgwin, 07 Aug 01:58
T-Mobile Sprint

POW! Sprint kills T-Mobile US bid ... BAM! CEO Hesse is out

And new head honcho talks up 'extremely cost efficient' future... hmmm
Shaun Nichols, 06 Aug 19:34