UK regulator will ban mobile carriers from selling locked smartphones next year

While US residents will probably be dealing with those headaches for years to come, those in the UK will soon be getting some relief, courtesy of communications regulator Ofcom. The organization released a statement today laying out some upcoming measures it will be taking to “protect broadband, mobile, pay TV, and landline” customers and ensure […]

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SpaceX’s Starlink internet service enters public beta, priced at $99 per month

Earlier this month, SpaceX announced it had successfully launched an additional 60 satellites, bringing the Starlink constellation total to over 700. The company thinks that’s enough to conduct a public beta test of its program to deliver sub-20 ms latency broadband to rural areas around the world. Last night, the company reached out via email […]

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