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2014-05-06 16:36:41

Broadcast and Industry Participation Embraced HUNT VALLEY, Md., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Tommy Eng, President of ONE Media, LLC ("ONE Media") announced today the following. ONE Media, led by Mr. Tommy Eng with the support of broadcasters, has been launched to create a Next Generation Broadcast Platform (NGBP) to deliver the ultimate user experience of wireless access to premium video content anytime, anywhere without a data cap. Due to the shift of video viewing habits from...

Level 3 Calls Out ISPs For 'Deliberately Slowing' Broadband Speeds
2014-05-06 15:03:09

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday Internet backbone provider Level 3 called out a number of Internet Service Providers (ISP), which may include Comcast - accusing them of slowing net speeds. This is just the latest in a widely publicized "spat" that has been going on between the backbone provider and several large ISPs. According to Level 3, which is one of a few companies that helps move traffic around the Internet, some ISPs are not willing to spend money...

2014-05-01 23:15:14

Ford Foundation Grant Kindles Low Cost Broadband Services Chelmsford, MA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The WhiteSpace Alliance (WSA)™, a global industry organization enabling sharing of underutilized wireless spectrum, and Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) today announced a partnership to conduct the first Television WhiteSpace pilot tests in India. The program will begin in Q2, 2014. "Extending broadband Internet access, particularly to our large rural population, is...

2014-05-01 23:04:11

ZCorum’s Vice President of Technology, Scott Helms discusses Remote Spectrum Analysis and excellent customer service at NCTA Show in Los Angeles. Alpharetta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 ZCorum, a leading provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics, announced that Vice President of Technology, Scott Helms, will speak today at the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) Cable Show being held in Los Angeles this week. The NCTA show is the premiere trade...

2014-04-30 23:02:42

TAPHANDLES utilizes EoC’s scalability to quickly double bandwidth and improve remote location server access via MPLS. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Caisson Technologies, a Seattle-based telecommunications agency providing SMBs with a better way to buy phone and internet services, helped TAPHANDLES, a Seattle based fully integrated beer marketing company, quickly resolve a latency problem associated with their remote office in Chicago accessing a ERP server in Seattle. When they...

2014-04-30 08:39:47

Now with over 1 million hotspots nationwide, Comcast has more hotspots than any other WiFi network in the region and nation ATLANTA, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast announced today it has begun launching more than 160,000 Xfinity WiFi neighborhood hotspots throughout greater Atlanta. The launch is an ideal complement to the hundreds of outdoor wireless access points already deployed across Atlanta, now making Comcast the largest provider of WiFi hotspots in Atlanta and Georgia. "The...

2014-04-30 00:22:24

LAS VEGAS, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Equiinet, a global provider of business phone (VoIP), unified threat management, and feature-rich communication services through a single device, announces Equiinet Broadband today. The launch of Equiinet Broadband provides the company with a United States national footprint as the complete single source provider for organizations by offering internet, voice and network security services. The addition of Equiinet Broadband allows businesses to...

2014-04-29 23:17:57

Velocity.Net Communications, Inc. and Velocity Network, Inc. have announced a project to extend high-speed fiber optic service to the Fairview Business Park in Erie County. The business park is the latest expansion of Velocity's Fiber Optic footprint in Northwestern Pennsylvania. Erie, PA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Velocity.Net Communications, Inc. (VNCI) and Velocity Network, Inc. (VNET), regional fiber optic and Internet service providers, will start construction of an extension of...

2014-04-28 23:11:55

This fully online, video rich course is the seventh new or updated course launched this year. Centennial, CO (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Jones/NCTI is proud to introduce the online delivery of its Computers and Broadband Modems course. Students completing this course gain a thorough understanding of how the PC and modem interface with the broadband cable network. Topics of study include a detailed description of the major components in a PC and how they interact in the computer system; a...

2014-04-25 23:05:28

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday proposed new net neutrality regulations that would prevent broadband providers from blocking or slowing access to websites or services. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday proposed new net neutrality regulations that would prevent broadband providers from blocking or slowing access to websites or services. The rule, however, also allows broadband providers to enter into “commercially...


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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