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As we've seen with the excitement surrounding SpaceX's Starlink service, there are a lot of people around the United States that simply don't have access to high-speed broadband. For those that don't have access to cable or fiber connections, they often have to make do with inferior DSL or satellite internet providers. T-Mobile is out to lend a helping hand with its 4G LTE-based Home Internet service, which is continuing to expand to rural areas around the country that are typically underserved by "Big Cable". According to T-Mobile, only 63 percent of households across the rural U.S. have access to high-speed internet connectivity, which is why it decided to start the pilot version... Read more...
It's no secret that people are cutting the cord with their cable and satellite companies around the country. While cord-cutting may not be as feared by cable companies as it once was, streamers still need internet, after all, there are still millions who are cutting the cord. A new study conducted by Roku has found that 60 million U.S. households are expected to access content on TVs exclusively via streaming in the next five years. If that happens, Roku says that streamers will surpass traditional Pay TV viewers for the first time. Roku's study says that U.S. market data suggests that so far in 2019, 2 million homes in the U.S. have cut the cord and left traditional cable or satellite providers.... Read more...