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FCC Warns ISPs About Violating Transparency Rules With False Speed Claims

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued an advisory on Wednesday reminding Internet service providers (ISPs) that they must disclose accurate data regarding the connectivity...

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2014-07-24 08:20:52

BEIJING, SHANGHAI and LAKE FOREST, California, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a first for the commercial aviation industry in China, China Eastern Airlines (CEA) has begun offering broadband connected flights over China using China Telecom Satellite aeronautical service and Panasonic Avionics Corporation's (Panasonic) eXConnect system. The first of 27 CEA aircraft equipped with a system and service tailored to the unique requirements of China is an Airbus A330...

2014-07-23 23:31:58

For the fifth straight year, All-American Soap Box Derby (AASBD) officials have asked Skycasters, a leading provider of business satellite Internet services, to provide live streaming video via satellite Internet for this great American event, taking place on Saturday, July 26. Akron, OH (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 For the fifth straight year, All-American Soap Box Derby (AASBD) officials have asked Skycasters, a leading provider of business satellite Internet services, to provide live...

2014-07-23 20:23:26

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ; LSE: VZC) today announced the commencement of eleven separate private offers to exchange (the "Exchange Offers") specified series of debt securities issued by Verizon and by Alltel Corporation (an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Verizon) (collectively, the "Old Notes") for new debt securities to be issued by Verizon (the "New Notes") in accordance with the terms of the Exchange...

2014-07-23 12:26:55

STAMFORD, Conn., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) today announced that Charter Business will begin to buy out the early termination fees associated with business customers wishing to switch to Charter Business services from their previous provider. Customers locked into a contract who are looking for a better alternative should visit http://www.charterbusiness.com/ContractBuyout http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110526/AQ10195LOGO...

2014-07-22 12:27:25

Exhibit Showcases Exede High-Speed Internet From the World's Highest Capacity Satellite COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's not every day an alien spacecraft loaded onto an all-terrain military vehicle rolls into town, but that's just what's happening this week at the Ohio State Fair. The fair is the kickoff event for the "Exede Invasion Tour," hitting 11 states this summer and fall. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091216/VIASATLOGO A UFO-style spacecraft,...

2014-07-22 08:38:55

4G LTE Partnership will accelerate the ability of WISPs to identify unserved and underserved areas ITASCA, Ill., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tazca Connects announces plans to partner with MarketBroadband.com, powered by Lorex, to launch tailored innovative marketing programs for Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs) deploying 4G LTE Fixed Wireless Broadband. Together, Lorex and Tazca Connects will accelerate the ability of WISPs and Broadband Providers to locate unserved and...

2014-07-22 08:36:44

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2Q 2014 HIGHLIGHTS Consolidated -- $1.01 in earnings per share (EPS), compared with 78 cents per share in 2Q 2013. -- 91 cents in adjusted EPS (non-GAAP), compared with 73 cents in adjusted EPS in 2Q 2013, excluding non-operational gains in both periods. Wireless -- Added 1.4 million net retail connections; low retail postpaid churn of 0.94 percent; 104.6 million total retail connections; 98.6 million total...

2014-07-22 08:26:54

New Divergent App Launches Today Featuring Premium Content and Interactive Experiences For Xfinity Customers SANTA MONICA, Calif. and PHILADELPHIA, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) and Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK) today announced the expansion of their partnership to create uniquely immersive multi-platform experiences for digital consumers, beginning with the launch of an app for the motion picture Divergent....

2014-07-21 23:04:06

“This means users will get fast internet service both uploading and downloading,” says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Verizon announced their FiOS customers will now get upload speeds that match their download speeds, in their July 21 press release. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “Internet speeds have been increasing year after year, but downloading information was always faster than uploading. Verizon is announcing that you...

2014-07-21 12:31:05

Customers Can Now Enjoy DVR Recordings on iOS and Android Smartphones and Tablets at Home and Download Recorded Programming for Use On-The-Go ATLANTA, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast announced today that it launched X1 DVR with cloud technology and live in-home streaming across greater Atlanta. New X1 customers in Atlanta will be the first in Comcast's southern region to have access to the new technology. While in the home, customers will be able to watch their DVR recordings...


Latest broadband Reference Libraries

Internet Service Provider
2013-01-20 09:16:23

An internet service provider or ISP is an organization or company that provides access to the internet through copper wires, phone lines, wireless, or fiber-optic cables. There are two types of ISPs, hosting and transit. The hosting ISP is like a co-location center where it will lease server space to people and smaller businesses. The transit ISP provides a large amount of bandwidth to connect hosting ISPs to access ISPs. The ISP can be community owned providing the service as non-profit...

45_0a648573510fd624b654781c72234be7
2009-07-21 16:45:53

A Radio Atmospheric signal (sometimes referred to as Sferic or Spheric), is a broadband electromagnetic impulse that occurs during atmospheric lightning discharges. Sferics spread out from the lightning source and can be received thousands of miles away. A sferic, depending on atmospheric conditions, may extend anywhere from a few kHz to several tens of kHz. Sferics from far reaching storms, over 1500 miles away, are generally offset in frequency range and may be picked up as tweeks. A...

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