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2014-04-29 23:17:57

Velocity.Net Communications, Inc. and Velocity Network, Inc. have announced a project to extend high-speed fiber optic service to the Fairview Business Park in Erie County. The business park is the latest expansion of Velocity's Fiber Optic footprint in Northwestern Pennsylvania. Erie, PA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Velocity.Net Communications, Inc. (VNCI) and Velocity Network, Inc. (VNET), regional fiber optic and Internet service providers, will start construction of an extension of...

2014-04-28 23:11:55

This fully online, video rich course is the seventh new or updated course launched this year. Centennial, CO (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Jones/NCTI is proud to introduce the online delivery of its Computers and Broadband Modems course. Students completing this course gain a thorough understanding of how the PC and modem interface with the broadband cable network. Topics of study include a detailed description of the major components in a PC and how they interact in the computer system; a...

2014-04-25 23:05:28

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday proposed new net neutrality regulations that would prevent broadband providers from blocking or slowing access to websites or services. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday proposed new net neutrality regulations that would prevent broadband providers from blocking or slowing access to websites or services. The rule, however, also allows broadband providers to enter into “commercially...

2014-04-24 23:04:43

ZCorum’s solution allows the municipal utility to leverage DOCSIS features built in to cable modems and reduce their operational costs. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 ZCorum, a leading provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics, announced that it will provide proactive network maintenance services to Fayetteville Public Utilities with Pre-Equalization Analyzer. Located in Lincoln County, the first county in Tennessee to have electricity, Fayetteville Public Utilities...

2014-04-24 23:02:03

Connect Nevada research shows adoption in Nevada up by 6 percentage points since 2012. Reno, NV (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Connect Nevada today released new data showing that broadband adoption in Nevada surpasses the national average, with 81% of households subscribing to broadband service in 2013, up from 75% in 2012. According to the Pew Research Center, the national broadband adoption rate in 2013 was 70%, which marks a 4 percentage point increase since 2012. “The growth of broadband...

2014-04-24 16:27:11

The Jupiter Design Verification System Is the Industry's Standard for Automated DOCSIS PHY Testing MONTREAL, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Averna, an industry-leading developer of test solutions and services for communications and electronics device-makers worldwide, announced it has kicked off its Early Adopter Program for the Jupiter 310, the upcoming Design Verification System for DOCSIS 3.1. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140424/MN11906) This latest...

Net Neutrality Proposal Forthcoming From The FCC
2014-04-24 10:56:26

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is set to put forth new rules on Thursday, and this proposal marks the third attempt by the government agency to enforce “net neutrality.” This is the concept that all Internet traffic should be treated equally. The Wall Street Journal reported late on Wednesday that the plan, developed by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, could prevent broadband Internet providers including Comcast Corp.,...

2014-04-24 08:44:43

Silo Wireless and Tazca Connects partner to Change the Rural Ontario Wireless Landscape by providing fast, easy and affordable high-speed rural Internet infrastructure ITASCA, Ill., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silo Wireless, Inc. announces plans to deploy a large multi county 4G LTE Rural Wireless Network in Ontario, Canada that accelerates rural connections and broadband services. Silo Wireless is expanding its high-speed rural Internet infrastructure by deploying fast, easy and...

2014-04-23 23:10:49

Charter Business – a leading telecommunications and broadband provider – will be on-site to help technology executives identify solutions to their ever-changing businesses. Hoffman Estates, Illinois (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 CIOsynergy, a provider of thought leading conferences, announced the participation of Charter Business at its event April 24, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Charter Business provides a broad range of communications services to businesses...

2014-04-23 23:01:23

Connected Tennessee Research Shows Broadband Adoption in Tennessee Up by 29 Percentage Points Since 2007 Nashville, TN (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Connected Tennessee today released new data showing that broadband adoption in Tennessee surpasses the national average, with 72% of households subscribing to broadband service in 2013, up from 43% in 2007. According to the Pew Research Center, the national broadband adoption rate in 2013 was 70%, which marks a 23-percentage point increase since...


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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