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2013-11-20 12:25:12

First operator in the French West Indies and French Guiana to offer satellite broadband. CaribSat signs agreements with local communities to bridge the digital divide PARIS, November 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) and CaribSat, an Internet Service Provider, today announced the signature of a distribution agreement for the IP Easy satellite broadband service provided through the Caribbean footprint of the EUTELSAT 8 West A satellite....

2013-11-20 08:36:28

Incorporating wireless products and services into transportation sector reduces environmental impact. WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Wireless Foundation released a report this morning examining wireless solutions to reduce the environmental impact of the transportation sector. Produced by BSR, Advancing Environmental Sustainability in the Transportation Sector: The Role of Wireless Technologies looks at ways business and consumers adopted wireless technologies to...

2013-11-19 23:34:36

Rural Satellite.net delivers high speed Broadband with speeds up to 15Mb and unlimited phone service, with calling plans for the continental US and Canada, is available to all cities and homes in Titus County, Texas. Titus County, Texas (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Finally there is a revolutionary high-speed satellite Internet service available through Rural Satellite.net (http://www.ruralsatellite.net) in even the most rural areas that offers enough variety of services and plans to suit...

2013-11-19 23:00:42

Three organizations recognized with Nevada Broadband Hero Awards (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Access Presentations and Event Livestream Yesterday, Connect Nevada and the Nevada Broadband Task Force co-hosted Learning in the Digital Space, Nevada’s third annual state Broadband Summit, at the University of Nevada Reno. The education technology themed event brought together more than 100 educators, librarians, industry leaders, community organizations, and government representatives to have a...

2013-11-19 16:24:16

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Some Cox Digital Telephone subscribers in Virginia could soon have more ways to save on their monthly phone bills. The company has announced that Lifeline, the federal discount that offers eligible consumers a basic telephone service discount of at least $9.25 per month, is now available. Lifeline is funded in part by the Universal Service Fund of the Federal Communications Commission. To participate in the program, consumers must either have an...

2013-11-19 12:35:46

The partnership enables Atcomtel to offer its enterprise customers cost-effective and reliable high-speed networking via Mushroom Networks' innovative Broadband Bonding technology SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mushroom Networks, Inc., innovators of Broadband Bonding(TM) technology, announced today it is partnering with Canadian value added reseller Atcomtel Communications Inc. The reseller agreement will extend the reach of Mushroom Networks' patent-pending...

2013-11-18 23:23:01

G4S Technology, a pioneer in the design and construction of high performance broadband networks and reliable electronic security systems for over 25 years, has completed a fiber to the home project that will greatly enhance the quality of living for over 200 customers in Champaign/Urbana, Illinois. Omaha, Nebraska (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 G4S Technology, a pioneer in the design and construction of high performance broadband networks and reliable electronic security systems for over 25...

2013-11-15 12:28:16

DALLAS, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 10 million customers now subscribe to AT&T U-verse High Speed Internet service - a major achievement in the company's ongoing effort to bring IP broadband access to more people. "This latest milestone shows how U-verse is helping transform AT&T into a premier IP broadband company," said Lori Lee, senior executive vice president, AT&T Home Solutions. As of 3Q 2013, total U-verse high speed Internet subscribers represented...

2013-11-15 08:24:52

KYIV, November 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet gives exceptional marketing and communication opportunities for businesses, reckons global IT giant Google policy analyst William Fitzgerald. Ukrainian branch of the company cooperated with market research company GfK Ukraine to explore the influence of Internet on the Ukrainian economy. They concluded that Ukrainian businesses more reliant on the Internet, on average, suffered from the 2012 economic decline 6.6 percent less,...

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 ™...


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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