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2014-05-22 16:30:35

Phoenix, Las Vegas, Omaha chosen as first markets ATLANTA, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications today announced the company's plans to roll-out gigabit Internet speeds across its markets nationwide. The company will start with new residential construction projects and new and existing neighborhoods in Phoenix, Las Vegas and Omaha. In all Cox locations, the company will begin market-wide deployment of gigabit speeds by the end of 2016. "We are excited about our road map...

2014-05-20 23:15:40

New diagnostic tools, PreEqualization Analyzer and RF Inspector will be exhibited for broadband providers this week in Cologne, Germany. Cologne, Germany (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 ZCorum, a leading provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics, announced today that it will be demonstrating two of its newest diagnostic tools, PreEqualization Analyzer and RF Inspector, this week at the 2014 ANGACOM Exhibition and Congress in Cologne, Germany. The show will be held at the Koelenmesse...

2014-05-20 08:40:55

HX System to Power High-Speed Internet Service in Schools and Communities GERMANTOWN, Md., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that it has been awarded a contract for an HX broadband satellite system and terminals by HISPASAT Colombia, a subsidiary of Spanish satellite operator HISPASAT, to power delivery of high-speed satellite Internet service as part of Colombia's...

2014-05-20 04:20:26

New EuroDOCSIS gateways and DVB set-tops pack performance and features into sleek, cost-effective designs for enhanced content experiences in the home COLOGNE, Germany, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ANGA COM 2014 -- ARRIS Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARRS) today is unveiling five new CPE solutions for European cable operators to transform broadband and video delivery in the home. These solutions address consumer demand for quick and reliable content access on a variety of devices--with the latest...

2014-05-19 23:05:48

Advantage Engineers, LLC was recently awarded a contract to provide engineering services for the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC). The contract will support the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Connect America Fund initiative. Columbia, Maryland (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Advantage Engineers, LLC was recently awarded a contract to provide engineering services for the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC). The contract will support the Federal Communications...

2014-05-19 16:23:05

Strategy Analytics Predicts "Stars are Aligning for Seamless Broadband Services" BOSTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T's planned acquisition of DirecTV offers benefits in the form of a nationwide footprint for AT&T as a Video Over the Top (OTT) and pay TV operator and ties in with the company's already strong IPTV, broadband and wireless businesses, according to new research from Strategy Analytics' Service Provider Strategies and Wireless Networks & Platforms services....

2014-05-17 23:01:19

The Federal Communications Commission this week voted 3-2 to establish new net neutrality rules that would prevent broadband networks from selectively blocking traffic, but allowing those companies to enter into deals with content providers for preferred access to their networks in “commercially reasonable” ways. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 The Federal Communications Commission this week voted 3-2 to establish new net neutrality rules that would prevent broadband networks from...

2014-05-16 23:07:17

MarketReportsOnline.com adds “United Kingdom - Telecoms, IP Networks, Digital Media and Forecasts“ report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 This report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in the UK’s telecommunications market. The report analyzes the mobile, internet, broadband, digital TV and converging media sectors. Subjects include:     Market and industry analyses, trends and developments;...

Data Caps May Be Comcast's Response To Proposed Net Neutrality Rules
2014-05-16 10:00:44

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Those who use massive amounts of data will simply have to pay more. That is in essence what Comcast told its customers on Thursday. The nation's largest Internet service provider (ISP) and cable giant also responded to the Federal Communications Communication's (FCC) net neutrality proposal – and the two events could be closely tied together. Comcast is currently seeking the FCC's approval for its $45-billion buyout of Time Warner...

fcc votes on net neutrality
2014-05-16 09:00:14

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Thursday the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to release a highly contentious proposal to reinstate net neutrality rules. This begins a four-month process that the agency has said would lead to new open Internet protection. The 3-2 vote – which had FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, who was appointed by President Barrack Obama last fall, casting the deciding vote – came on Thursday, and approved proposals that...


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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