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2014-02-27 23:01:58

Community releases new technology action plan designed to increase technology use, promote economic development. Cedar Falls, IA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Black Hawk County Technology Action Plan Today, Governor Terry Branstad and Black Hawk County and Connect Iowa officials recognized Black Hawk County as the fourth community to become a Certified Connected Community in the state and 20th in the nation. More than thirty-five residents and community leaders attended the celebration event...

2014-02-27 12:32:15

Expansion effort brings broadband to 95 percent of company's access lines in the State MANCHESTER, N.H., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FairPoint Communications announced it has met its goal to increase broadband access to 95 percent of its access lines in New Hampshire by December 31, 2013. Since April 2008, FairPoint has invested over $700 million in its communications infrastructure and technology to reach new customers, upgrade its network and expand broadband in northern New...

2014-02-27 12:25:51

With Mushroom Networks' Streamer 3G/4G Broadband Bonding appliance, the dirt racing organizer is generating new revenue by broadcasting live events from the field to the Web SAN DIEGO,, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dirt track racing is the single most common form of auto racing in the United States. There are more than a thousand tracks in the United States, and many more thousands of fans. To ensure fans never have to miss a single race, media site RacinDirt is using a 3G/4G...

2014-02-27 08:26:09

2014 is the year of the new quad play, with wireless and landline broadband delivering an infinite number of service offerings MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stratecast | Frost & Sullivan's survey of 2,035 consumers from North America reveals a sea change in preferences for communication services. The results indicate the market is evolving toward a new dynamic in which services are simply applications delivered via an Internet Protocol (IP)-based connection,...

2014-02-25 23:21:20

Dr. Norman Jacknis will be responsible for the Intelligent Community Forum’s Rural Imperative to build and create a renaissance of rural life through the power of high speed Internet. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 The Intelligent Community Forum announces that it welcomes Dr. Norman Jacknis, a former Top7 Intelligent Community CIO and Cisco director, as its first Senior Fellow. Dr. Jacknis will be responsible for the Intelligent Community Forum’s Rural Imperative...

2014-02-24 23:29:01

Blended Bandwidth Internet Promises Fast, Ultra-reliable Connectivity Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Scottsdale-based Trapp Connect, trappconnect.com, is proud to announce the launch of FiberConnect, an affordable, super-fast and ultra-reliable Internet service for business with speeds up to 100 times faster than current ISP’s. In contrast to other tech companies offerings, FiberConnect is available to local businesses today. The service provides the advantages of super-fast...

Netflix Looks For Faster Content Delivery Under New Comcast Deal
2014-02-24 12:19:17

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Netflix signed a new deal with Comcast that is expected to offer up faster speeds to the video streaming service, which could also lead to a spike in subscription prices. The online streaming service announced that it will be paying Comcast for more-direct access to its broadband network so customers streaming movies over the Internet will see improved speed and reliability. The companies announced the multi-year agreement on Monday,...

2014-02-24 08:35:33

Marvell launches G.now technology based on G.hn as an upgrade to VDLS2 over existing phone wiring BARCELONA, Spain and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today unveiled a game-changing G.now(TM) technology as an extension of Marvell's award-winning HomeGrid Forum-certified family of G.hn chipsets to provide FTTH class Gigabit broadband access to multi-dwelling unit (MDU) buildings over existing phone...

2014-02-24 08:35:01

Middle East country builds out a highly secure network across over 100 countries GERMANTOWN, Md., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced that it has won a $69 million, three-year contract to provide the foreign ministry of a Middle Eastern country with a highly secure private satellite network and services across more than 100 countries on six continents....

2014-02-20 12:31:14

Xilinx and Ethernity team up to deliver highly integrated carrier grade packet processing and modem on single FPGA SoC LOD, Israel, February 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethernity Networks Ltd, an Innovative Networking System on a Chip provider, today announced its latest innovation for 4G/LTE microwave backhaul, the ENET4200R system on a chip (SoC). Designed specifically to address the need for higher bandwidth in mobile backhaul, the ENET4200R SoC delivers innovative networking...


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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