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2013-10-16 23:33:05

Non-stop 24 straight hours of all-out digital war: Hundreds of serious gamers will converge in Bloomington (Indiana) for a full day and night of high-tech video carnage October 19, fueled by Smithville Communications' high-speed fiber network with broadband speeds exceeding 360 mbps. The 25th Lan Wars digital gaming event, organized by IU Gaming and sponsored by Smithville Communications, will take place at the Monroe County Fairgrounds on Saturday, October 19, beginning at noon and...

2013-10-04 23:04:35

North American Properties - Atlanta (NAP), developer of Avalon, is partnering with Hotwire Communications to build Georgia’s first “fiberhood” — an ultra-high-speed fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband network. ATLANTA (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 North American Properties - Atlanta (NAP), developer of Avalon, is partnering with Hotwire Communications to build Georgia’s first “fiberhood”— an ultra-high-speed fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband network. Avalon is a $600...

2013-10-02 23:29:10

FirstMile Technologies, a Westfield, Indiana-based telecommunications provider, will partner with the Indiana Rural Health Association to provide voice services to its members across the Indiana Telehealth Network. By utilizing their current Fiber Optic Network, members of the Indiana Rural Health Association will now have access to greater consistency in their voice services by partnering with FirstMile Technologies. Westfield, Indiana and Louisville, KY (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 The same...

2013-09-25 23:34:28

iToolsOnline and Comsof join forces with GE for FTTH Conference & Expo. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 GE, iToolsOnline and Comsof have joined forces to create an integrated software solution for FTTx network operators needing to drive down their CAPEX and OPEX spend. The solution will be showcased at the upcoming FTTH Conference & Expo in Tampa, Florida. The FTTH Conference & Expo is the largest event of the year for the North American FTTH industry, and will be held...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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