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2014-07-28 16:28:45

Assoc. Warns Fast Lanes Leave Older New Yorkers at Disadvantage; Urges FCC to Keep Internet Fair & Equal NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Internet fast lanes" for a fee could leave older New Yorkers in the dust online, warns AARP, as the Federal Communications Commission begins analyzing the more than one million comments filed over the proposal. AARP is weighing in on the debate over Net Neutrality, laying out the potential negative effect "fast lanes" would have...

2014-07-25 16:22:15

NEW YORK, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldnow, the only separate or fully-integrated CMS, Video, and Mobile solution, announces that they are compliant with all aspects of the latest FCC ruling on July 11th. Furthermore, Worldnow is already able to meet the requirements scheduled to come into effect over the next few years, which extend IP closed captioning requirements to include any online video clip that was initially distributed via on-air television....

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2014-07-24 04:30:23

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 speed for both home and mobile broadband users. The agency went on to state that it had received hundreds of complaints on the issue over the past several months. Failure to properly make this information available to the public is a violation of...

2014-07-21 23:03:57

The FCC recently approved the use of high power transmitters at 5.15-5.25GHz. The AvaLAN 5Ghz product family now has twice as many channels resulting in twice the amount of data capacity. Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The FCC recently approved the use of high power transmitters at 5.15-5.25GHz. The AvaLAN 5Ghz product family now has twice as many channels resulting in twice the amount of data capacity. This is important when scaling larger deployments and allows smaller sites to...

2014-07-18 23:00:47

Company that supports more than three million domain names says lasting net neutrality is essential to the Internet economy, encourages customers to submit comments to FCC before midnight deadline. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 With 12 hours to go before the new deadline that closes the first round of comments in the FCC's net neutrality proceeding, leading domain registrar Namecheap swooped in to strike hard on the side of an open Internet by launching NetNeutrality.com, an...

2014-07-15 08:36:27

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, 14 groups representing free-market advocates opposed to Internet regulation, filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), calling on the Commission to delay any effort to issue "Network Neutrality" regulations until Congress has provided the agency clear authority to do so. The groups argue that because the Internet services market is competitive, thriving, and serving consumers well, the FCC must not "step into...

2014-07-14 12:29:31

STAMFORD, Conn., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) today announced that Christianna Lewis Barnhart will join the Company as Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, effective July 14(th). In this role, Barnhart will work alongside the Government Affairs team to oversee regulatory strategy for the company. Barnhart will be based in the company's Washington, D.C. office and will report to Alex Hoehn-Saric, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs....

2014-07-11 16:24:57

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) congratulates the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for taking positive action to modernize the E-Rate program for U.S. schools and libraries and driving change for the public good in expanding access to broadband for our nation's students. At the close of today's FCC open meeting, Susan Patrick, iNACOL's President and CEO, released the following statement:...

2014-07-10 08:32:42

Data Obtained via Freedom of Information Act Shows Urgent Need for Indoor Location Accuracy Requirements Proposed by FCC WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New data obtained from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) show that nine out of ten wireless 9-1-1 calls made in D.C. in the first half of 2013 were delivered without the accurate location information needed to find callers who are lost, confused, unconscious or...

2014-07-08 12:33:20

DALLAS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Securus Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of integrated public safety software and communications platforms, announced today that it will be eliminating mandatory billing fees effective with August billings. The action is consistent with customer requests and is in line with recent Federal Communications Commission (FCC) actions seeking reductions in the cost of telephone service in correctional facilities....


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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