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Comcast Unveils $300 'Platinum' Internet

Service aims to compete with top Verizon offering

(Newser) - Is your Internet fast enough? And more importantly, does it cost enough? Well Comcast is looking to make sure the answer to both questions is "yes." It's rolling out a new "Xfinity Platinum" Internet service that boasts a top advertised speed of 305 megabits per second—... More »

Egypt Restores Internet

As army calls for end to the protests

(Newser) - Egyptian authorities tried to nudge the nation back toward normalcy today, bringing the Internet back online as the army called for an end to the protests. “You have the power to bring stability back to the country,” an army spokesman said in a televised address. “We are... More »

FCC Plans Huge Upgrade for US Broadband

Plan would extend coverage to 90% of country, boost speeds

(Newser) - The FCC will unveil a massive plan for upgrading America’s broadband infrastructure tomorrow, hoping to bridge the stubborn divide between the digital haves and have-nots. The plan would aim to bring broadband to 90% of Americans by 2020, and increase speeds for those who already have it, the San ... More »

Duluth One-Ups Topeka in Google Wars

Minnesota town jokes it will name first-borns 'Google' or 'Googlette'

(Newser) - From this day forth, all-first born children of Duluth, Minnesota, shall be named Google or Googlette Fiber. Well, that’s not true, but the city has produced a parody video saying so in a rejoinder to Topeka. That city changed its name to Google in an effort to secure the... More »

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