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2013-11-11 16:25:52

-Comcast's Internet Essentials continues to gain momentum, connecting more than 1 million low-income Americans to the Internet at home INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the new school year in full swing, Comcast is re-launching Internet Essentials, the nation's largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption initiative for low-income families. U.S. Congressman Andre Carson, NFL great Tony Dungy and Comcast Executive Vice President David L. Cohen, along with civic and...

2013-11-11 08:30:47

Peer-to-peer disappears? Now less than 10% in North America fixed line WATERLOO, ON, Nov. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Sandvine, (TSX:SVC) a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today released its Internet traffic trends report, entitled "Global Internet Phenomena Report 2H2013 ", based on data from a selection of Sandvine's 250-plus service provider customers spanning North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Caribbean and Latin...

2013-11-08 23:02:37

“Together, we can—and will—bring the nation’s schools and libraries into the digital age,” says Gov. Bob Wise. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 This morning, the Alliance for Excellent Education submitted to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) names and comments from more than 1,000 educators, students, and other citizens who support the expansion of broadband connections in schools and libraries across the nation. The petition urges the FCC to take swift action...

2013-11-06 23:20:54

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Internet Access - Global Group of Eight (G8) Industry Guide. London (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Introduction The G8 Internet Access industry guide provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume, and forecast to 2017). The guide also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market....

2013-11-06 23:20:36

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Internet Access: Global Industry Guide. London (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Introduction Global Internet Access industry guide provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume , and forecast to 2017). The guide also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Features and benefits...

2013-11-06 16:34:04

Celebrate Kick-Off of Year Three of Comcast's Internet Essentials Program and Encourage Qualifying Families in Vermont to Sign Up BURLINGTON, Vt., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boys & Girls Club of Burlington was joined by Congressman Peter Welch and Comcast today as they hosted a special event to highlight the need to connect more families to the Internet and discuss efforts to bridge the digital divide in Vermont and across the country. Burlington Boys & Girls Club member and...

2013-11-06 08:36:45

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- African Americans are more likely than the public at large to use the Internet to look for a job, and particularly when it comes to using mobile devices and social media for that purpose, according to research unveiled today by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. The report from the Joint Center, "Broadband and Jobs: African Americans Rely Heavily on Mobile Access and Social Networking in Job Search," was released today at...

2013-11-05 23:22:43

Market Publishers Ltd and BuddeComm signed a partnership agreement for quality market research promotion on Internet. MarketPublishers.com is now authorized to distribute and sell BuddeComm reports. London, UK (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Market Publishers Ltd and BuddeComm signed a partnership agreement for quality market research promotion on Internet. MarketPublishers.com is now authorized to distribute and sell BuddeComm reports. “Our new partner, BuddeComm, is an independent research...

2013-11-05 23:00:38

Internet Satellite Service.org delivers high speed Broadband with speeds of up to 15Mbps and unlimited phone service with plans covering the continental US and Canada to all homes in Camp County, Texas. Camp County, Texas (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Internet Satellite Service.org (http://www.internetsatelliteservice.org) announced their plans last week to offer increased data downloads allowances on all their existing plans and are now offering up to 15Mbps download speeds and unlimited...

2013-11-05 12:31:58

KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- XKL, LLC., a leading-edge provider of enterprise fiber optic networking systems, today announces that it will present XKL's new high-connectivity low-latency additions to the DarkStar® DWDM Optical Networking product line at Low-Latency Summit 2013 NYC. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131105/MN10410) "This is highly relevant to banks, hedge funds, and brokerage customers", states Buddy Wilson, XKL's Director 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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