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Verizon buys $3.6bn AWS spectrum for LTE expansion

Verizon buys $3.6bn AWS spectrum for LTE expansion

Verizon Wireless has splashed out on $3.6bn worth of spectrum for its LTE expansion, grabbing 122 AWS licenses covering approximately 259m people from a joint venture made up of Comcast Corporation, Time Warner Cable, and Bright House Networks. The deal, the carrier has announced, will also include several produce and service agreements, allowing each company to sell the other's products and, eventually, each of the cable companies being able to offer Verizon Wireless service wholesale, likely rebranding it as their own wireless offerings.

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Less TVs in the US, is it the Economy or the Internet?

Less TVs in the US, is it the Economy or the Internet?

I am considered an oddity among some of my friends and family because I don't have cable. I do have a TV, but I rely on DVDs, Netflix and my Roku player for my television viewing. When someone asks me if I've seen a commercial, I just smile and say "no". In fact, my daughter (at 4 years old) was shocked the first time she watched Nickelodeon when the commercials came on. She had never seen one. But maybe my odd choice is becoming less odd. A new report by Nielsen shows that for the first time since 1992, there are less US households with television sets. To be sure, the vast majority of households still own TVs, but the percentage has gone from 98.9 percent to 96.7 percent. Part of the explanation is the economy, and the change to digital. But is there another explanation?

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video: March 20, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video: March 20, 2011

This week's tech news is topped by our HTC Thunderbolt review along with product announcements from Samsung, new pricing and availability for the Motorola XOOM WiFi-only version, subscription service changes with the New York Times and The Daily, a new live TV streaming Time Warner Cable iPad app, BlackBerry 6 security problem, rumored G2X and G-Slate dates, review of the Infinity Blade iPad 2 game, and unboxing of the HTC Arrive.

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Time Warner Cable Launches iPad App, First Ever To Play Live TV

Time Warner Cable Launches iPad App, First Ever To Play Live TV

Time Warner Cable has just made a big announcement, launching the first iPad app from a cable or satellite company that plays live TV. The app is free to download and will be available starting March 15. Only subscribers to both video and internet service via Time Warner Cable will be able to use the app. And, the app will only work in the home, when you're iPad is connected to the company's cable modem via WiFi router.

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