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Israel’s Cellcom Will Provide TV Over Internet

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Reuters reports that Cellcom, Israel’s largest mobile phone operator, is looking for a new source of revenue due to a competition heavy market. They will begin to offer television over internet, effectively bringing competition to cable companies and possibly better prices to consumers. Currently there are two cable companies that service the region, HOT and YES. Cellcom’s dive into television provider is sure to shake up the big two.

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Cisco Report Shows Internet Video Traffic Increasing

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Reuters has detailed a new Cisco report indicating that internet traffic from video consumption continues to show signs of increase. Currently 78% of traffic is from video and that is expected to increase to 84% by 2018. This is not at all a surprise to most of us in the tech world but it is a metric that could be used in the hotly debated net neutrality topic.

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Net Neutrality – Tech Giants Deliver Open Letter to FCC

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As recently as yesterday morning, several members of the Techaeris crew were lamenting the hands-off nature that some of the big names in tech were taking with this most recent Net Neutrality brouhaha.  Leave it to those same big names to deliver an open letter to the FCC yesterday afternoon!  The full text of this letter is listed below:

 

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