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2014-09-12 23:01:10

New Connect Michigan survey reveals that 127,000 Michigan businesses lack backup Internet service, making them vulnerable to disruptions, lost sales revenues Lansing, MI (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Explore the New Infographic New research released today by Connect Michigan shows that Michigan businesses are generating consistently significant revenues from online sales, but 127,000 Internet-connected Michigan businesses lack redundant or backup Internet service, making them vulnerable to...

2014-09-11 16:30:27

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) heads toward a critical decision on whether or how to regulate the Internet, a new survey shows that two thirds of Americans believe we need new laws to deal with fast-paced changes that occur in technology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140911/145522 The survey, commissioned by CALinnovates, a technology organization that serves as a bridge between the thriving and fast paced...

2014-09-11 12:31:15

COVINGTON, Ga., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Wireless(TM), a cellular provider offering free phone service to income-eligible customers through the federal Lifeline program, has hired Susan J. Berlin as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Counsel. Berlin has 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, most recently as counsel for Sprint. She has also worked at NuVox Communications, the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and MCI Telecommunications. "We're...

2014-09-10 23:11:26

ZCorum will be showcasing a mobile app for remote spectrum analysis and a Proactive Network Maintenance (PNM) tool in a private meeting room for cable operators attending the IBC show. Alpharetta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 ZCorum announced today that they will be demonstrating their latest diagnostics solutions for cable operators who are attending IBC 2014 in Amsterdam. MaxLinear, who is hosting a private meeting room there, invited ZCorum to showcase their products during the...

2014-09-10 08:38:36

trueSTREAM provides lightning fast Internet up to 75 Mb per second with no bandwidth limits or caps LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DSL Extreme, a leading broadband Internet access provider nationwide, today announced the launch of trueSTREAM in 21 states across the U.S. trueSTREAM is the company's fastest Internet offering ever, with speeds up to 75 Mb per second. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140909/144728 George Mitsopoulos, Chief Operating Officer of...

net neutrality spectrum auction
2014-09-10 05:28:01

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler is considering holding wireless service providers to the same Net Neutrality rules that apply to wired broadband companies, and is considering calling off next year’s spectrum auction unless firms demonstrate that they are willing to commit serious money to the cause. According to Reuters reporter Alina Selyukh, Wheeler told those in attendance at a wireless industry...

2014-09-09 23:10:27

Largest Cable Operator in Sweden Now Using Multiple Products from Incognito Software to Improve User Experience for More Than 800,000 Subscribers Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Incognito Software, a global provider of broadband software provisioning and service activation solutions, today announced that Com Hem, the largest cable operator in Sweden, is deploying Broadband Command Center, Service Activation Center, and Auto Configuration Server from Incognito Software to...

2014-09-09 23:05:46

Company continues expansion into the Wisconsin market. Lombard, IL (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Business Only Broadband (BOB) is excited to continue expansion into the Wisconsin market with the addition of its newest core site located in Kenosha, Wisconsin. This further expands the company’s presence with over 50 square miles of additional service coverage in and around the city of Kenosha including the Kenosha Airport, industrial parks, and other surrounding businesses up to Interstate...

2014-09-09 12:35:15

Comcast Kicks Off New School Year of Internet Essentials With 46,250 California Families Enrolled SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast hosted an education-technology focused Youth Tech Summit today in Silicon Valley to kick off year four of Internet Essentials, Comcast's innovative broadband adoption initiative, and to announce that Comcast has signed up 46,250 low-income families in Northern California, or about 186,000 low-income Californians, for the program. At the...

2014-09-09 12:34:57

NetAmerica Alliance Member brings high-speed 4G LTE connectivity to rural Virginia DALLAS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetAmerica Alliance, LLC today announced that Buggs Island Telephone Cooperative (dba BIT Communications) has gone live with 4G LTE broadband service under the NetAmerica Alliance service brand, Bonfire(TM). NetAmerica Member, BIT Communications, headquartered in Bracey, Virginia, has built a 4G LTE network which currently consists of nine sites covering Amelia,...


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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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