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2014-08-28 23:09:34

WDM900 simplifies in-service testing of DWDM and CWDM access networks that support cellular backhaul, metro Ethernet and CATV/broadband services. Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 AFL announces it now offers the WDM900 Lightwave Test Set with both CWDM and DWDM test capability from a single port. Initially launched with DWDM capability only, the WDM900 simplifies in-service testing of DWDM and CWDM access networks that support cellular backhaul, metro Ethernet, and CATV/broadband...

2014-08-28 23:05:03

Programming Available to RCN Customers on August 28 PRINCETON, NJ (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 RCN, an industry-leading provider of high-speed Internet, digital TV and phone services, announced today that Digital TV customers can now receive live access to ESPN networks at home or on-the-go via WatchESPN.com and the award-winning WatchESPN app. In time for MLB, college football, plus NFL and NBA regular seasons, customers who receive ESPN's linear networks as part of their RCN Digital TV...

2014-08-28 08:32:44

Verizon Wireless Ranks Highest in Wireless Network Quality Performance in Five Regions; AT&T Ranks Highest in One Region WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The incidence of data quality problems has risen for the first time in more than four years as the growing number of tablets and mobile broadband devices generates different usage patterns and network quality expectations from smartphone and feature phone device owners, according to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Wireless...

2014-08-28 08:32:15

ATLANTA, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NEBI.MOBI is born as an expression of frustration with the innovation preventive and uncompetitive nature of wireless carrier industry. It aims to force the mobile network operators in a new direction thanks to the recent advancements of some key technologies. Implementing these VoIP and WiFi technologies in a compatibly built custom smartphone model is not a cheap venture, but it could lower monthly cellular bills from $100+ to only $5. Photo -...

2014-08-27 23:02:24

Solveforce reaches out to Sacramento, California to help consumers choose a credible Bandwidth provider, also referred to as a network service provider. These organizations/businesses sell or lease network access and offer more bandwidth. Sacramento, California (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The companies offering these services are mostly comprised of cable based television operators offering high speed network access, data carriers, wireless networking companies, companies providing internet...

2014-08-27 23:01:03

“This new DAS will make fans much happier as they can talk and post and tweet their hearts out during the games,” says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 "The University of Oregon Autzen Stadium wireless capabilities have been upgraded by both AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless," says KPTV, Aug. 27. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “Watching football will be much more fun now that AT&T and Verizon have both...

2014-08-27 20:22:35

Phoenicia Sport to Help Launch New Network HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BACK9NETWORK, the golf lifestyle multimedia network, announced today that it has retained industry pioneer Chris Lencheski to oversee the innovative new media organization's linear and digital sales initiatives. BACK9NETWORK launches nationally on DIRECTV, Sept. 29(th). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140827/140734 Lencheski will lead his Phoenicia Sport team, comprised of seasoned...

2014-08-27 16:27:46

Internet Essentials Kicks Off Back to School Season in Boston with Nationwide, Complimentary Six-Month Offer, Discounted Computers and Free Digital Literacy Training for Eligible Families BOSTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Hackley, Senior Vice President of Comcast's Greater Boston Region was joined today by City of Boston Chief of Health and Human Services Felix Arroyo and Boston Celtics Rookie Marcus Smart to officially kick off Internet Essentials, Comcast's innovative broadband...

2014-08-27 12:34:56

In the news release, J.D. Power Reports: Despite the Improvement in Network Performance, Outages and Performance Issues Are Key Reasons for Businesses to Consider Switching Telephone Providers, issued 27-Aug-2014 by J.D. Power over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the fifth paragraph, first sentence, should read "large enterprise" rather than "small/medium business" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: J.D. Power Reports: Despite the...

2014-08-27 08:32:59

Cox and Verizon Rank Highest in Business Wireline Customer Satisfaction WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Even as the network outage performance gap diminishes among major providers in the telecommunications industry, one of the key reasons for businesses to consider switching from their current provider continues to be the need for more reliable network service, according to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Business Wireline Satisfaction Study(SM) released today....


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...

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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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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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