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2012-02-21 06:00:00

TEL-AVIV, Israel, February 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Teledata, a leading corporate telecommunication provider in Mozambique, has selected to expand Internet capacity using DiViCloud [http://www.divinetworks.com/divicloud ]. The booming demand for bandwidth required Teledata to find affordable means to expand IP transit. DiViCloud - enabling Internet capacity expansion at fractions of the market price, at any location, and over any carrier - was the perfect solution....

2012-01-25 05:40:00

LONDON, January 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ZOL, the leading ISP in Zimbabwe, is experiencing steep growth in demand for bandwidth, driving ZOL to seek affordable uplink providers. DiViCloud [http://www.divinetworks.com/divicloud ] is the perfect service, providing capacity from the cloud simply by placing a server in ZOL's premises, on top of ZOL's existing physical connectivity, and within 24 hours. DiViCloud is the first ever VIRTUAL CAPACITY service. DiViCloud actually...

2012-01-10 05:30:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, January 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DiViNetworks is formally launching the DiViCloud service (video [http://www.divinetworks.com/videos ]), enabling ISPs to obtain data capacity at half price, at any location worldwide and within 24 hours. The DiViCloud service is already operational, serving over a dozen ISPs around the globe. The high cost of IP connectivity is rooted in the enormous investments required to lay fiber. ISPs have to satisfy the IRR...

2011-03-18 04:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, England, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- http://Broadbandgenie.co.uk has joined communications regulator Ofcom in condemning the use of the word 'unlimited' when selling broadband and mobile phone tariffs that are anything but. Confused consumers have received huge bills, leading to anger and mistrust of broadband and phone suppliers. Ofcom's own research shows a host of examples of 'bill shock' where charges reach hundreds of pounds, or where internet speeds have been...

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2011-03-15 07:30:00

AT&T said on Monday that it would limit the amount of data its broadband subscribers can use each month in an attempt to rein in "data hogs". Beginning May 2, the company will impose a monthly data cap of 150 gigabytes on users of its DSL broadband service, while U-verse subscribers will be limited to 250 gigabytes a month. Customers exceeding those limits will be charged an extra $10 per 50 gigabytes.  However, the company said it would repeatedly alert subscribers as they reach...

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2008-11-04 14:40:00

The nation's largest Internet service provider will initially apply the limits in Reno, Nev., before extending the practice in other areas as well. ISP's are increasingly setting such data caps in an attempt to curb the small number of "bandwidth hogs" who consume a significant amount of network capacity. Indeed, AT&T spokesman Michael Coe said just 5 percent of AT&T's subscribers consume 50 percent of the network capacity. The restrictions the ISPs are enacting are tentative, and...

2008-10-29 09:00:15

Optenet, a provider of content filtering solutions, has expanded its content security solution to include a new bandwidth optimization function. According to the company, the Optenet Bandwidth Management (OBM) offers internet service providers (ISPs) a tool that enables network traffic control. The new feature can be utilized by service providers within their own networks and may also be offered as a value-added service to their customers. With Optenet's bandwidth management capability,...

2008-10-28 12:00:23

MIAMI, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Optenet, a global IT security company and provider of high-performance content filtering solutions, today announced it has expanded its content security solution to include a new bandwidth optimization function. Optenet Bandwidth Management (OBM) offers Internet Service Providers (ISPs) a sophisticated tool that enables highly granular, real-time network traffic control. The new feature can be utilized by service providers within their own networks and may also...

2008-10-14 12:00:13

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/eda9b9/the_bandwidth_deba) has announced the addition of eMarketer's new report "The Bandwidth Debate: Video and Net Neutrality" to their offering. Video is creating huge increases in bandwidth usage. It currently generates more traffic in the US than was transmitted across the entire Internet backbone in 2000. While the Internet is not about to collapse, as video becomes the primary online delivery vehicle for...

2008-09-30 09:45:00

A recently completed survey of U.S. consumers conducted by International Data Corporation (IDC) yielded results at odds with the views of many telecom policy makers and industry observers. The survey, which was conducted in August, focused on consumer views on broadband priority, bandwidth capping, and internet privacy. Given that many broadband service providers (BSPs) are contemplating offering premium bandwidth channels as well as imposing bandwidth caps and metered billing systems, these...