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2014-04-17 23:01:06

Connect South Carolina research shows adoption in South Carolina up by 14 percentage points since 2010. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Connect South Carolina today released new data showing that broadband adoption in South Carolina surpasses the national average, with 76% of households subscribing to broadband service in 2013, up from 62% in 2010; a 14 percentage point increase. According to the Pew Research Center, the national broadband adoption rate in 2013 was 70%, which marks a...

2014-04-16 23:08:23

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports on "2014 Global Mobile Broadband Industry" Market Analysis and Overview. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/195372. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The ongoing improvements in infrastructure have driven the continuing uptake of mobility and broadband around the world and in 2014 mobile broadband is the fastest growth area overall for the global telecoms sector. But increased usage has...

2014-04-16 23:03:15

Connect Iowa Research Shows Adoption in Iowa up by 10 percentage points since 2010. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Connect Iowa today released new data showing that broadband adoption in Iowa surpasses the national average, with 76% of households subscribing to broadband service in 2013, up from 66% in 2010. “I’m encouraged by the progress we’re making in Iowa, but we’re not done yet. Through the Connect Every Iowan Act, we will continue to promote access, adoption, and...

2014-04-11 12:25:15

DUBLIN, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d94ljq/global_mobile) has announced the addition of the "Global Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d94ljq/global_mobile ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Mobile Satellite Service market to grow at a CAGR of 9.81...

2014-04-10 23:31:15

The company is in the early stages of testing the newly available spectrum at their call center in Gordon, GA. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 ZCorum, a leading provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics, announced that it has begun testing TV White Space as a way to offer broadband service in Gordon, Georgia. TV White Spaces are the vacant frequencies made available by the FCC for unlicensed use at locations where spectrum is not being utilized by a licensed service,...

2014-04-10 08:36:07

Calls on Congress to act swiftly to permanently extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) Coalition commends the action taken by a bipartisan group of twenty-nine associations, think tanks, and non-profit organizations urging Congress to avert a tax increase on Internet access. In a letter to the sponsors of bills in both chambers of Congress, the bipartisan group--including Consumer Action,...

2014-04-10 00:22:28

RALEIGH, N.C., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The finish line to offer more North Carolinians a fiber broadband network capable of speeds up to 1 gigabit per second is within sight. AT&T* is in advanced discussions with the North Carolina Next Generation Network (NCNGN) to deliver AT&T U-verse with GigaPower(SM) to parts of the Triangle and Piedmont Triad regions. NCNGN is a regional initiative focused on stimulating the deployment of next generation networks to North Carolina....

2014-04-09 23:01:13

Broadband Adoption Rate in Connected Nation States Surges to 76%, More Than Twice the National Adoption Growth Rate Since 2010 Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Access the widget States with Connected Nation programs surpass the national average in broadband adoption, according to figures released today. In the eight states surveyed, the broadband adoption rate for 2013 was 76%, surpassing the national average of 70% estimated by the Pew Research Center. Growth of broadband adoption...

2014-04-09 04:21:09

BERLIN, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Year-end figures for broadband and IPTV, published today by the Broadband Forum, show a slowing but steady growth in broadband subscribers with some significant trends in technology and regional growth in new markets. The figures, prepared by Point Topic, highlight the addition of over 40 million new users world-wide, an annual increase of 6.15%, bringing the global total up to 678,455,893. News Highlights: -- 40 million new subscribers...

2014-04-08 23:01:51

While security concerns and rising utility costs may constrain the industry, the rollout of the National Broadband Network will provide opportunities for growth. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Data Centres industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Data Centres industry has grown steadily over the past five years, underpinned by the increasing prominence of cloud computing. Still in its infancy, cloud computing...


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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