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2014-09-09 12:35:15

Comcast Kicks Off New School Year of Internet Essentials With 46,250 California Families Enrolled SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept.

2014-09-09 12:34:57

NetAmerica Alliance Member brings high-speed 4G LTE connectivity to rural Virginia DALLAS, Sept.

2014-09-09 12:33:22

In the Face of a "Terminating Monopoly" the FCC Cannot Forbear From Tariffing Requirement WASHINGTON, Sept.

2014-09-08 08:37:07

Mark Lipford brings expertise in financial performance and superior customer service to fiber-based broadband provider's Southwest and Central Florida territory. ORLANDO, Fla., Sept.

2014-09-08 08:36:36

Agreement covers the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. and SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept.

2014-09-08 04:21:18

TURKU, Finland, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teleste's solution enables Belarussian operator COSMOS TV to utilize the existing cable network in delivering top-quality

internet speeds wheeler
2014-09-06 04:18:07

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Tom Wheeler said this week that Americans suffer a lack of realistic choices when it comes to high speed broadband providers, a problem which he intends to rectify.

2014-09-04 23:12:44

ZCorum’s cross-platform tool will provide a more efficient diagnostics and provisioning solution for Bluesky’s cable and DSL subscribers. Alpharetta, GA


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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