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2014-08-20 20:23:03

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning this week, ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) will offer Exede® high-speed satellite internet plans that provide households across the Hawaiian Islands with virtually unlimited data usage for communications, web browsing, and streaming media. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091216/VIASATLOGO Virtually unlimited satellite internet service -- providing at least 150 GBs of monthly data without a strict data allowance -- is...

2014-08-20 08:34:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning this week, ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) will offer Exede® high-speed satellite internet plans that provide households across Florida with virtually unlimited data usage for communications, web browsing, and streaming media. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091216/VIASATLOGO Virtually unlimited satellite internet service -- providing at least 150 GBs of monthly data without a strict data allowance -- is another notable...

2014-08-20 04:22:12

Customers in Cupertino Will Receive Benefits Tied to All-Fiber Infrastructure for High-Speed Internet, TV Services CUPERTINO, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today confirmed it will expand its ultra-fast AT&T GigaPower network to the City of Cupertino. The all-fiber network will bring symmetrical upload and download broadband speeds up to 1 gigabit per second, and AT&T's most advanced TV services to consumers and small businesses. AT&T is deploying additional fiber...

2014-08-19 23:00:53

DSL providers in San Diego, CA, also referred to as network service providers, are organizations or businesses which sell or lease network access and more often bandwidth. They do so by making sure that direct backbone based internet access is made available to customers through access points. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 DSL initials stands for Digital subscriber line. It uses a special technology to relay gigantic amounts of data collection onto copper wires, which is how the...

2014-08-19 16:31:38

Cox to contribute more than $15 million in support by 2016 WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications today announced a two-year extension of its participation in Connect2Compete, the broadband adoption program that offers discounted high speed internet service to low-income families with children who qualify for the National School Lunch Program. Cox pledged $15 million in support of broadband adoption initiatives through 2016. The announcement was made by Cox...

2014-08-19 16:31:31

Value-priced bundled service offered at speeds up to 20MB LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DSL Extreme, a leading broadband Internet access provider nationwide, announced the expansion of its high-speed Fusion Broadband + Phone service to Orange County, CA. The Company already has thousands of satisfied business and residential customers in the Los Angeles and Sacramento markets. The new Orange County footprint - including Anaheim, Santa Ana, Garden Grove, Newport Beach...

Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing On Protecting Mobile Privacy
2014-08-17 04:37:58

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Net neutrality laws and the protection of an open and equal Internet are subjects that arouse passions, and some heavyweights have entered the debate recently with President Obama and the New York Times joining large numbers of Internet users speaking out in support of equality on the Web. The job of overseeing regulation falls to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), who Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy has...

2014-08-12 16:32:53

Launch areas announced for August 18 rollout CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning Monday, August 18, ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) will offer Exede® high-speed satellite internet plans that provide households in select locations across the country with virtually unlimited data usage for communications, web browsing, and streaming media. The new "Freedom" plan will be initially offered along portions of the Eastern Seaboard and the Gulf Coast; select counties in...

2014-08-11 08:21:23

TCS Selected to Join O3b's Exclusive Partner Program Offering Next Generation Satellite Bandwidth ANNAPOLIS, Md., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced that it has been selected as a channel partner by O3b Networks, a global satellite service provider offering a next-generation satellite network for government and commercial enterprises. TCS will make...

2014-08-07 16:22:03

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Firelands Electric Cooperative (FEC) today announced plans to use the new eTWACS(® )power line communications system from Aclara Technologies LLC, a leading provider of smart infrastructure technologies to water, gas and electric utilities, for its advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) requirements. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100921/CG68648LOGO Based in New London, Ohio, FEC will begin AMI deployment to replace residential,...


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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