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Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
TP-Link settles with FCC over Wi-Fi rules violations, will pay $200K fine, work with open source community and chipset makers to allow third-party firmware   —  TP-Link settles with FCC after blocking open source and violating power rules.  —  Networking hardware vendor TP-Link today admitted …
Aug 1, 2016, 10:00 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
The Linksys WRT54GL, an 11-year-old 54Mbps router known for its reliability and open source compatibility, still generates millions in sales every year   —  Open source firmware, reliability make an old product attractive to new buyers.  —  In a time when consumers routinely replace gadgets …
Jul 5, 2016, 4:15 AMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Wi-Fi Alliance starts certifying routers for “Wave 2” features of 802.11ac specification including MU-MIMO support, 160MHz channels, more   —  Wi-Fi Alliance starts certifying routers for faster speeds and denser networks.  —  The Wi-Fi Alliance industry group is now certifying products …
Jun 29, 2016, 3:15 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Ammon, Idaho piloting open access fiber network project the lets residents sign up for an ISP - or switch ISPs - almost instantly, via city-operated website   —  Ammon's open access fiber network will let customers change ISPs in minutes.  —  Most cities and towns that build …
Jun 17, 2016, 12:45 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Net neutrality and Title II win in court, as ISPs lose case against FCC   —  Appeals court decision upholds FCC's net neutrality order.  —  The broadband industry has lost its lawsuit attempting to overturn the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules and the related reclassification …
Jun 14, 2016, 10:35 AMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Linksys WRT routers will continue to load open source firmware after hardware update to comply with new FCC rules   —  But come June 2, a lot of other routers will block third-party firmware.  —  New rules that affect open source firmware on Wi-Fi routers will be implemented on June 2 …
May 13, 2016, 11:50 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Comcast announces it will raise data caps from 300GB to 1TB on June 1; unlimited data will cost an additional $50 per month   —  A Comcastic miracle: Data caps will go from 300GB to a terabyte  —  Going over the cap will be harder, but also more expensive.
Apr 27, 2016, 5:15 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
White House threatens veto of GOP's anti-net neutrality “No Rate Regulation” legislation   —  White House threatens veto of GOP's anti-net neutrality bill  —  “No Rate Regulation” legislation would strip FCC of consumer protection powers.  —  As Republicans in Congress push legislation …
Apr 13, 2016, 4:45 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
The FCC releases new “nutrition labels” for broadband to show speed, caps, and hidden fees; ISPs are not required to use the labels   —  FCC's “nutrition labels” for broadband show speed, caps, and hidden fees  —  New labels will help ISPs comply with net neutrality transparency rules.
Apr 4, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Netflix throttling itself isn't a net neutrality problem, FCC chair says   —  Wheeler disappoints Netflix critics who called for investigation.  —  Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler said yesterday that he has no plans to investigate Netflix for throttling its own video streams …
Apr 3, 2016, 6:40 PMIn context

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