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2011-03-25 07:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has expanded the coverage of its Yonder® high-speed internet service over Brazil and the surrounding region. The StarOne C1 satellite is providing the bandwidth and a ViaSat regional teleport has been installed and commissioned in Rio de Janeiro. The new region of the network is operational for maritime and aviation customers of the Yonder network. (Logo:...

2011-03-11 08:00:00

LIVERMORE, Calif., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), one of the nation's leading providers of communications products and services, is making its 100 Mbps high-speed Internet service available to businesses in California. The 100 Mbps download/10 Mbps upload speed tier is one of the fastest broadband services available in the nation and is ideal for data-intensive businesses that have the need for speed. Comcast Business Class 100 Mbps/10 Mbps...

2011-03-10 09:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services, today announced the availability of Deluxe 100 high-speed Internet service to businesses in the Metro Richmond area. This new speed tier is one of the fastest broadband services available in the nation. The service is another demonstration of the power of Comcast's deployment of...

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2011-02-18 06:15:00

According to a national broadband map released by the U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) in cooperation with the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC), as many as one in ten Americans do not have Internet connections that are fast enough for online activities such as watching videos or teleconferencing, and 65 percent of schools have broadband connections that are too slow to meet their needs. The national broadband map, which shows what types of...

2011-01-07 16:14:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative partnership between Cox Business and Inside Business launches on January 10. The Small Business Navigation Program is a resource for Hampton Roads-based small businesses, equipping them with local, reliable resources addressing the key issues, obstacles and trends affecting their bottom lines. Cox Business provides local, full-service solutions for small to large-sized businesses, ranging from high-speed Internet, voice and long...

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2010-12-22 07:37:01

A recent poll conducted by Zogby International shows the technology most people cannot live without is high-speed internet. 1,950 U.S. adults were questioned in the online survey and 24% said high-speed internet had the greatest impact on their lives. Facebook followed behind with 22% and Google with 10%. 24% of the participants felt home entertainment would be the greatest technological advancement within the next year, while 16% said it would be in general computing. When asked about plans...

2010-11-12 14:14:00

MEXICO CITY, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cablemas, S.A. de C.V., (Cablemas) the second-largest cable television operator in Mexico based on number of subscribers and homes passed, today announced results for the three- and nine-month periods ending September 30, 2010. Commenting on the results, Carlos Alvarez, Chief Executive Officer said, "Performance remained strong this quarter with year-on-year increases of 12.9% in revenue and 13.1% in EBITDA." "In fact, we expanded our...

2010-11-08 10:00:00

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast, one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services, today announced the launch of its wireless data service in Vermont, as the company continues its nationwide rollout of XFINITY(TM) Internet 2go. In its initial offering, Comcast's XFINITY Internet 2go is a third-generation or 3G wireless data service that provides nationwide wireless Internet service via a wireless data...

2010-11-08 08:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL), a leading provider of broadband, entertainment and voice services, announced that through the expansion of the company's broadband footprint, 97.4 percent of the company's customers in southern Nevada can subscribe to CenturyLink(TM) High-Speed Internet. The investment reflects the company's ongoing commitment to provide high-quality, affordable telecommunications services. CenturyLink, the fourth largest...

2010-10-25 12:52:00

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Citynet has launched a new website to communicate to West Virginia residents the company's concerns about how the state is using federal stimulus dollars to build high-speed Internet infrastructure. The site, www.westvirginia.com, provides details about how the state's plan would only extend old, outdated telephone lines instead of building middle-mile infrastructure. "West Virginia is at a crossroads," Jim Martin, president and chief executive...


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