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2013-11-14 23:33:55

Industry Organization Fosters Emerging Wireless Technology to Bring Broadband Services to Rural Areas Chelmsford, MA (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 The WhiteSpace Alliance (WSA) ™, a global industry organization enabling sharing of underutilized spectrum, today announced that Carlson Wireless Technologies has joined the organization. Carlson Wireless is an established global leader of high performance TV White Space technology. The company has commercial deployments of its RuralConnect ™...

2013-11-14 23:21:41

fSONA Networks has been selected by Brazil’s Comitê Gestor da Internet (CGI) and the Canadian Digital Media Network, as one of ten companies representing Canada at the Brasil-Canada 3.0 conference from December 4th – 6th, 2013. Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 fSONA Networks has been selected by Brazil’s Comitê Gestor da Internet (CGI) and the Canadian Digital Media Network, as one of ten companies representing Canada at the Brasil-Canada 3.0 conference from...

2013-11-14 23:01:51

A 24% Gap in Business Broadband Adoption Remains; Workforce Training Needed to Fill Available Jobs Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 View the Results Download the Infographic Today, Connected Nation released the results of its 2013 Business Technology Survey, which examines the technology adoption trends of U.S. businesses. The survey shows that U.S. businesses generate an estimated $1.7 trillion in online sales to consumers and other businesses annually, equivalent to 11% of the...

2013-11-14 16:31:12

AT&T has 'lit up' more than 450 multi-tenant office buildings in the metro area, helping take the 'speed of business to next level' SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T is "lighting up" businesses at an impressive pace these days. So far, service crews have installed fiber to an additional 450-plus multi-tenant office buildings across the San Francisco metro area, making fiber-based broadband services available to more than 16,000 business customer locations. (Logo:...

2013-11-14 12:32:17

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Please attribute the following to CTIA-The Wireless Association® Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Scott Bergmann: "Wireless carriers have been working for over a year with the FCC to expand the Measuring Broadband America program from fixed to mobile broadband services. Measuring broadband speeds in a mobile environment is a complex task with a myriad of factors that affect wireless broadband performance, many of which are...

2013-11-14 12:31:54

Xplornet Lauds Industry Canada Decision on 3.5 GHz Spectrum WOODSTOCK, NB, Nov. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada's largest rural broadband service provider, praised Industry Canada's decision to deny applications for extensions of 3.5 GHz spectrum licences where licence conditions have not been met. "This Minster is listening to the needs of rural Canadians by ensuring that Industry Canada applies the rules fairly to all telecom services in Canada," said...

2013-11-13 23:27:25

SBB-Telemach’s deployment of Axiros’ AXESS.ACS to benefit nearly 1.5 million broadband and cable television customers across Slovenia, Serbia, and Bosnia Herzegovina. Munich, Germany (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Axiros, the technology leader in advanced service and device management, announced today that SBB-Telemach Group, the largest pay-TV platform in southeast Europe owned by KKR, a leading global investment firm, has selected Axiros for the remote provisioning and management of its...

2013-11-13 16:31:13

The Mercury Manufacturing Verification Test System Is the Industry Standard for Automated Mass-Production Testing for DOCSIS and EuroDOCSIS Compliance MONTREAL, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Averna, an industry-leading developer of test solutions and services for communications and electronics device-makers worldwide, announced today the availability of a video presenting Averna's Mercury Manufacturing Verification Test System. The video is available on Averna's YouTube channel:...

2013-11-12 23:28:06

Internet Satellite delivers high speed satellite Internet with speeds up to 15Mbps and unlimited phone service to the continental US and Canada to all homes in Fannin County, Texas. Fannin County, Texas (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 The future of high-speed Internet service is here and it is available with satellite internet broadband from Internet Satellite.us.com (http://www.internetsatellite.us.com) offering speeds up to 15Mb per second and unlimited phone service to all homes in Fannin...

2013-11-11 23:19:26

Expanding Rural Internet Availability in Central Alabama Cullman, AL (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 Local internet provider Cyber Broadband Inc is pleased to announce the partnership of Smith Lake Broadband effective December 1, 2013. Both companies provide internet service to rural and underserved portion of Central Alabama. Cyber Broadband is located in Cullman, and has focused on serving Cullman County since its inception in 2004. Smith Lake Broadband started in 2010 and serves areas 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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