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2014-05-15 04:24:09

TURKU, Finland, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teleste expands its product offering with new DOCSIS 3.1-compliant solutions and products. At ANGA COM 2014, Teleste, a leading provider of video and broadband technologies and related services, will announce several new products and solutions that will help cable operators and service providers on the evolutionary road to implement the upcoming DOCSIS 3.1 standard. ANGA COM 2014 will take place 20-22 May in Cologne, Germany....

2014-05-15 00:23:05

An Alliance of Television and New Media Content Creators Releases Statement Warning That Agency's Authority Should Be Established First LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors is an alliance of television and new media content creators that strives to elevate program quality in television and new media by promoting and protecting the artistic, intellectual and economic rights of producers, writers & directors. www.caucus.org....

2014-05-14 23:13:59

Skycasters, a leader in broadband satellite Internet for disaster recovery communications, will unveil its new Fold Down Nomad unit at Florida’s preeminent hurricane and disaster recovery event, the Governor’s Hurricane Conference, in Orlando Florida from May 11 to May 16. Akron, OH (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Skycasters, a leader in broadband satellite Internet for disaster recovery communications, will unveil its new Fold Down Nomad unit at Florida’s preeminent hurricane and disaster...

2014-05-14 23:08:40

Light Brigade and US Telecom are partnering to offer fiber optic delivery training encompassing network engineering and outside plant (OSP). Tukwila, WA and Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Light Brigade, AFL’s education and training division, and USTelecom, the nation’s premiere trade association representing service providers and suppliers for the telecom industry, are partnering to offer fiber optic delivery training encompassing network engineering and outside plant (OSP)....

2014-05-14 08:39:28

Xplornet commits over $200 Million to acquire all Canadian capacity On upcoming High Throughput Satellite for Rural Broadband WOODSTOCK, NB, May 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada's leading rural broadband service provider, today announced that it has committed to Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), to a lifetime lease for all of the Canadian satellite broadband capacity on Hughes' EchoStar XIX, a next-generation high throughput satellite due for launch in...

2014-05-14 08:37:13

Xplornet commits over $200 million to acquire all Canadian capacity enabling the continued expansion of rural broadband GERMANTOWN, Md., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada's largest rural broadband provider, has committed to a lifetime lease for all of the Canadian satellite broadband capacity on Hughes' Echostar XIX, a...

2014-05-14 04:23:46

Introducing New Firmware, Test Service, Improved Chip Package and New Reference Design Supporting SHDSL in Industrial Applications with Symmetrical Data Rates up to 60 Mbps and Kilometers of Broadband Reach MUNICH and NEUBIBERG, Germany, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lantiq, a leading supplier of chips and software for broadband access and home networking, today announced an SHDSL initiative, designed to bring the unique data-rate and reach performance of G.SHDSL and Ethernet First Mile (EFM)...

2014-05-13 23:12:18

New app lets cable technicians view full spectrum without the use of a meter and without the need to be on-site. Alpharetta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 ZCorum, a leading provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics, announced today the launch of a new app, RF Inspector, which can serve as a replacement for traditional spectrum meters. RF Inspector leverages the latest chipsets in cable modems and set-top boxes that are able to capture the full spectrum passing through the...

2014-05-13 16:34:16

PROVIDENCE, R.I., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a well-attended ceremony held at the Manton Heights Community Center on Monday afternoon, the Providence Housing Authority (PHA) and its partners celebrated the accomplishments of 25 adult public housing residents who have completed an "Internet Basics" training course as part of the "Get Connected" initiative. Attendees included Senator Juan Pichardo, State Representative Raymond Hull, Jeshenia Brito, City of Providence,...

2014-05-13 16:32:16

Supported Through the Federal E-Rate Program CHARLOTTE, N.C. and NOGALES, Ariz., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Conterra Broadband Services, a national provider of managed fiber-based Ethernet solutions, has completed the deployment of a 100% fiber optical network to provide Internet Access and data, video and Voice over IP (VoIP) transport requirements for the Nogales School District #1. Consisting of six elementary, two middle, two high school educational facilities and one...


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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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