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  1. FCC Changes the Definition of Broadband

    And you may have just lost yours. The Federal Communications Commission announced yesterday that it’s resetting the standard for broadband-caliber download speeds to 25 megabits per second from 4 Mbps, and upload speeds to 3 Mbps from 1 Mbps. By upping the 2010 levels, the FCC is boldly banning cable companies from marketing slower DSL services as broadband, forcing them to enhance speeds for everyone. With America ranked 26th worldwide for speedy Internet, the FCC can’t afford to go any slower.

    The Verge, Gizmodo

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