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2014-09-12 23:01:10

New Connect Michigan survey reveals that 127,000 Michigan businesses lack backup Internet service, making them vulnerable to disruptions, lost sales revenues Lansing, MI (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Explore the New Infographic New research released today by Connect Michigan shows that Michigan businesses are generating consistently significant revenues from online sales, but 127,000 Internet-connected Michigan businesses lack redundant or backup Internet service, making them vulnerable to...

2014-09-12 12:28:07

DUBLIN, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "VoIP Services Market (Corporate Consumers and Individual Consumers) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Technological advancement in network infrastructures, high price performance ratio and demand for mobile communication services (using wireless medium) has led to...

2014-09-11 12:30:27

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) continues to see strong adoption of 4G smartphones and tablets in third-quarter 2014, according to comments made today by Chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam at an investor conference here. McAdam said that retail postpaid net additions are more than 40 percent higher in the quarter-to-date than a year ago. In third-quarter 2013, Verizon reported 927,000 retail postpaid net additions. The percentage of...

2014-09-10 23:13:45

Gensler has been selected by Comcast to develop the interiors of the new Comcast Innovation and Technology Center in Philadelphia, PA. The tower is expected to be the tallest building in the U.S. outside of New York City and Chicago. PHILADELPHIA, PA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Gensler, the global design firm, announced today that Comcast has appointed the company to develop the interiors of the new Comcast Innovation and Technology Center in Center City, Philadelphia. Gensler will be...

2014-09-10 23:12:53

Two-Day Forum Will Examine Emerging Technologies and Business Impact of Broadband Media Across All Platforms London (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced details for the SMPTE Forum 2015 “Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age: A European Perspective.” Produced in...

2014-09-10 23:01:07

Vertical Bridge to market collocation on more than 1,000 existing Conterra Broadband sites. Both companies join forces to develop new turnkey “build-to-haul” towers Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Vertical Bridge Holdings and Conterra Ultra Broadband Holdings announced today that Vertical Bridge will have exclusive rights to market collocation opportunities on authorized Conterra infrastructure sites. Conterra owns and operates more than 1,000 communication towers and...

2014-09-10 12:33:39

DALLAS, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gigabit Communities: An Assessment of Market Developments and IoT and M2M Opportunities in Smart Cities for Telecoms Service Providers are new 2014 research reports now available with ReportsnReports.com. Gigabit communities face several challenges to developing successful business models, but a number of factors are driving increased interest in deploying gigabit fibre infrastructure. Vendors have been the main proponents of the...

2014-09-10 12:33:08

DALLAS, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new research report "Fiber Optics Market by Application (Telecom & Broadband, Oil & Gas, Utilities, Private Data Networks, Cable Television, Military/Aerospace, and Others) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019", defines and segments the global fiber optics market with an analysis and forecast by region and application by value. Browse 36 Market Data Tables and 44 Figures spread through 161 slides and...

2014-09-10 08:38:40

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowell McAdam, chairman and chief executive officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ; LSE: VZC), will speak at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia conference here on Thursday, Sept. 11. His presentation will be webcast beginning approximately 8:50 a.m. Eastern time and can be accessed on Verizon's Investor Relations website, www.verizon.com/investor. VERIZON'S ONLINE NEWS CENTER: Verizon news releases, executive speeches and...

2014-09-10 08:38:36

trueSTREAM provides lightning fast Internet up to 75 Mb per second with no bandwidth limits or caps LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DSL Extreme, a leading broadband Internet access provider nationwide, today announced the launch of trueSTREAM in 21 states across the U.S. trueSTREAM is the company's fastest Internet offering ever, with speeds up to 75 Mb per second. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140909/144728 George Mitsopoulos, Chief Operating Officer of...


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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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'