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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...

US Regulators Seek New Open Internet Rules For Net Neutrality
2014-02-20 11:37:22

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Wednesday US regulators called for new “Open Internet” rules after a court ruling struck down much of the so-called “net neutrality” provisions. Net neutrality is the principal that Internet service providers should treat all data on their networks equally. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that it will not appeal the January 14 court ruling by the US Court of Appeals in the DC Circuit in Washington that...

2014-02-19 16:26:16

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro announced that San Antonio is on a short list of cities working with Google to explore the possibility of bringing the ultra high-speed Google Fiber broadband network to the city. Today's average American broadband speed is 9.8 Megabits per second. In contrast, Google Fiber could bring San Antonio residents access to "Gigabit" Internet connections up to 1,000 Megabits per second--or up to 100...

2014-02-18 12:28:05

Viamedia will expand national operations by providing exclusive advertising representation for Vyve Broadband's 17 markets LEXINGTON, Ky., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viamedia, the television industry's leading independent provider of outsourced local television advertising services on behalf of cable companies, today announced its partnership with Vyve Broadband. With the partnership, Viamedia will serve as the company's exclusive advertising representative and expand its reach to...

2014-02-17 23:01:21

National non-profit Connected Nation is the largest single data contributor to the map, which is maintained by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration and Federal Communications Commission. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Today marks the 3-year anniversary of the unveiling of the National Broadband Map (NBM), the literal roadmap guiding broadband expansion efforts across the nation. National non-profit Connected Nation is the largest single data contributor...

2014-02-17 23:01:11

The new tool analyzes DOCSIS pre-equalization data to allow cable operators to address upstream impairments before they impact subscribers. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Today at the 2014 NCTC Winter Education Conference in Tampa, Florida, ZCorum, a leading provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics software, announced that they will be demonstrating what they are calling a “game-changer for the cable industry.” The company will be demonstrating a new software...

New Project Aims To Offer Free Global WiFi Service From Outer Space
2014-02-17 13:22:20

[ Watch the Video: Outernet Would Provide Wi-Fi From Space ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A project being incubated by the Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF) has ambitious plans to beam WiFi to everyone on the planet for free. The organizations says that it is planning a project called “Outernet,” which will utilize a satellite constellation to make Internet universally-accessible and for no cost. Outernet says on its site that there are more...

2014-02-14 23:02:04

New internet service provider Gallatin County Fiscal Court partners with ZCorum to bring high speed internet to county residents. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 ZCorum, a leading provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics for broadband service providers, announced today that it will provide a comprehensive suite of managed services to Gallatin County Fiscal Court for their wireless broadband operations, including 24/7 customer support, zero touch provisioning, and...


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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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