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2014-07-24 04:30:23

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued an advisory on Wednesday reminding Internet service providers (ISPs) that they must disclose accurate data regarding the connectivity speed for both home and mobile broadband users.

2014-07-23 23:31:58

For the fifth straight year, All-American Soap Box Derby (AASBD) officials have asked Skycasters, a leading provider of business satellite Internet services, to provide live streaming video via

2014-07-23 23:00:23

ZCorum’s proactive network maintenance tool has helped the cable operator identify and correct hidden impairments in their upstream plant. (PRWEB) July 24,

2014-07-23 12:26:55

STAMFORD, Conn., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc.

2014-07-23 08:28:19

SUWANEE, Ga., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) announced that Service Electric Cable TV and Communications selected ARRIS for their new SE NEXT Entertainment Platform.

2014-07-22 12:27:25

Exhibit Showcases Exede High-Speed Internet From the World's Highest Capacity Satellite COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's not every day an alien spacecraft loaded

2014-07-22 08:38:55

4G LTE Partnership will accelerate the ability of WISPs to identify unserved and underserved areas ITASCA, Ill., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tazca Connects announces plans to partner

2014-07-22 08:26:30

Service provider is migrating from the ARRIS C4 CMTS to the ARRIS E6000 CER, advancing capabilities of its existing HFC network SUWANEE, Ga., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comporium, a provider

2014-07-17 23:00:37

Webinar to discuss advanced DOCSIS capabilities that allow for full spectrum capture from customer premises equipment. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014

2014-07-17 12:35:09

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A decade can reflect vast leaps in technology, and that's certainly been the case with satellite Internet - an industry with deep roots in Colorado.


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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