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2014-08-19 16:31:38

Cox to contribute more than $15 million in support by 2016 WASHINGTON, Aug.

2014-08-19 16:31:31

Value-priced bundled service offered at speeds up to 20MB LOS ANGELES, Aug.

Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing On Protecting Mobile Privacy
2014-08-17 04:37:58

Net neutrality laws and the protection of an open and equal Internet are subjects that arouse passions, and some heavyweights have entered the debate recently with President Obama and others joining large numbers of Internet users speaking out in support of equality on the Web.

2014-08-12 16:32:53

Launch areas announced for August 18 rollout CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning Monday, August 18, ViaSat Inc.

2014-08-11 08:21:23

TCS Selected to Join O3b's Exclusive Partner Program Offering Next Generation Satellite Bandwidth ANNAPOLIS, Md., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.

2014-08-06 23:05:34

GoDigital's Jason Peterson Comments On Net Neutrality and Its Impact on US Growth Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 GoDigital Chairman Jason

2014-08-06 16:34:17

Project VIP Makes Award-Winning U-verse Services Available to More Customers in June CHICAGO, Aug.

2014-08-06 08:39:37

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2014-08-05 23:08:18

Partnership Accelerates High Quality Healthcare by Increasing Rural Community Access to Medical Specialists Itasca, IL (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Tazca


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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