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FCC Chairman Discusses Spectrum Auction, Net Neutrality At Mobile Industry Trade Show

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler is considering holding wireless service providers to the same Net Neutrality rules that apply to wired broadband companies, and...

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2014-09-16 23:07:14

The World’s Largest Internet Sensor Grid facilitates Internet Monitoring, Analysis, and Planning Manchester, New Hampshire (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Dyn, the worldwide leader in Internet Performance, announced today the release of Dyn Internet Intelligence, a SaaS-based product that provides real-time visibility into critical Internet connectivity and routing data so enterprises get a comprehensive look into how the Internet affects their online presence. Leveraging the world’s most...

2014-09-16 23:01:37

Connect Iowa Releases Annual Business Survey DES MOINES, IA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 See the widget here Connect Iowa today released a 2014 Iowa business survey report showing that thousands of state businesses want faster Internet speeds, while thousands more lack backup Internet services. The survey reveals that 13,000 Internet-connected businesses want more bandwidth; of those, nearly a third (31%) report that they can’t get faster service where they are located. The survey also...

2014-09-16 08:40:25

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 800,000 Americans have officially told the Federal Communications Commission they do not want the Internet regulated by Washington bureaucrats. American Commitment, a national advocacy organization, led an effort to have Americans opposed to new Internet regulations voice their opposition by filing public comments with the FCC. American Commitment plans to collect one million signatures, which will be delivered to the FCC,...

2014-09-15 12:26:08

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In this paper, Stratecast examines the state of content access and delivery in the consumer market, examines the needs expressed by consumers, and then reviews some of the new tools being delivered to this market. It will be of interest to service providers and those companies delivering technology to them. Executive SummaryWhat is the purpose of the Internet? A general answer might be to facilitate information transfer; to connect computers...

2014-09-13 23:03:06

"WebCurfew” was featured on NewsWatch as part of its monthly Tech Report, which takes a look at the latest and coolest technology gadgets and services available to consumers. Scott Steinberg, a special reporter for NewsWatch and a parenting and technology expert, conducted the website review and shared with viewers how it’s a cloud based platform that allows parents to turn off internet access to any device connected through their router. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 13, 2014...

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...

2014-09-11 16:30:27

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) heads toward a critical decision on whether or how to regulate the Internet, a new survey shows that two thirds of Americans believe we need new laws to deal with fast-paced changes that occur in technology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140911/145522 The survey, commissioned by CALinnovates, a technology organization that serves as a bridge between the thriving and fast paced...

2014-09-11 12:31:15

COVINGTON, Ga., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Wireless(TM), a cellular provider offering free phone service to income-eligible customers through the federal Lifeline program, has hired Susan J. Berlin as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Counsel. Berlin has 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, most recently as counsel for Sprint. She has also worked at NuVox Communications, the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and MCI Telecommunications. "We're...

2014-09-10 23:11:26

ZCorum will be showcasing a mobile app for remote spectrum analysis and a Proactive Network Maintenance (PNM) tool in a private meeting room for cable operators attending the IBC show. Alpharetta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 ZCorum announced today that they will be demonstrating their latest diagnostics solutions for cable operators who are attending IBC 2014 in Amsterdam. MaxLinear, who is hosting a private meeting room there, invited ZCorum to showcase their products during the...

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 Internet access Reference Libraries

Digital Subscriber Line, DSL
2013-02-17 10:12:40

Image Caption: Schematic showing how DSL works. Credit: Jhbdel/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0) The term DSL or ADSL (a higher speed connection) is the technology of delivering an Internet connection over wires using a local telephone network. A filter is used to block high frequency interference, enabling the user to have access to the Internet as well as use of the phone simultaneously. The rate of data transfer usually ranges from 256 kbps to 40 Mbps downstream (to the customer) and the data...

Dial-Up Internet Access
2013-02-17 10:01:27

Image Caption: Phone connector with female socket, used for dial-up Internet access. Credit: Shaddack/Wikipedia Dial-up access is a connection to the Internet using telephone company lines to connect to an Internet Service Provider (ISP). The user connects to an internal or external modem that decodes the data and displays it onto the computer, laptop, or similar device. Often this choice of connection is used where other forms of connections are not available, such as in remote or...

Wireless Broadband
2013-02-16 12:05:15

Image Caption: Three 155 Mbps dishes on top of the Oil & Gas Commerce Building, Fort Worth TX. Credit: RockyDallas/Wikipedia Wireless broadband is a technology that gives users a high speed internet connection or a connection to a computer network covering a wide area without the use of a wired connection. Broadband is instant access to the Internet or a network at data rates greater than 1.5 Mbps. Originally wireless Internet service providers (WISPs) could only be accessed in...

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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