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2014-01-14 12:30:29

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadband for America released the following statement after today's decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia: "In 2004, the Federal Communications Commission laid out a statement of Internet freedoms to guide policy. At that time, the members of Broadband for America (BFA) endorsed those freedoms, and have always abided by them. We have built our Internet services on this foundation of openness. Today's decision...

2014-01-09 23:21:20

The 2014 list of the best cellular security systems in the country is now available for consumers to review at SecuritySystemReviews.com. Consumers can save time and money by reading expert reviews, review pricing, and learning about special offers. Mesa, Arizona (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 2014 is another year full of tech innovations and advances in IT-based systems. Security systems companies need to keep themselves updates so they can provide the best equipment and setups for consumers...

2014-01-09 12:29:58

France-Based Impartial-IT will resell Mushroom Networks' Truffle, PortaBella and other cost-effective, time-saving telecom networking solutions to businesses located in countries worldwide. SAN DIEGO, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mushroom Networks, Inc., innovators of Broadband Bonding technology, today announced a partnership with Impartial-IT, an IT company that provides consulting services, project management and distribution of hardware and software. Impartial-IT will now...

2014-01-07 23:01:31

Collaboration Brings Unique Opportunities to Provide Affordable, High-Speed Internet Broadband Access Services to Vehicles and Vessels Around the World Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 UIEvolution, Inc., the global leader in connected screen software and services, and Kymeta Corporation, the company commercializing innovative metamaterials-based flat-panel antennas for satellite communications, announced today a collaboration to develop a platform designed to enable high-speed...

2014-01-07 16:26:54

LAS VEGAS, January 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At CES Las Vegas, Sagemcom Presents a New Range of Broadband Media Gateways Enabling End-To-End Gigabit Rate Allowing Enhanced Services The new Sagemcom residential gateways range integrates latest available technologies for high speed access and content redistribution. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140107/662882-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140107/662882-b ) Sagemcom...

Broadband Internet Not Widely Accessed By African Americans: Poll
2014-01-07 10:59:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While African Americans are still less likely to use the Internet than their white counterparts, nearly three-fourths currently have at least one social media account, according to the results of a new Pew Internet & American Life Project poll. The study, which was based on a total of 6,010 American adults (664 of whom identified themselves as African American), found that 87 percent of white people in the US were Internet...

2014-01-07 08:38:52

Single-chip Device Delivers Advanced DSL Speeds to Emerging Markets LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 CES International News Highlights: -- Entry-level SoC for emerging markets built on Broadcom's depth of experience in xDSL and home networking -- Enables telcos to deliver high-access date rates at reduced customer premises equipment (CPE) cost -- Includes traditional ADSL2+ and field-proven VDSL2 technology for advanced broadband support...

2014-01-06 12:31:23

Charter Business Increases Internet Speeds from 30 to 60 Mbps at No Additional Cost STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) today announced that it has raised internet speeds for all Charter Business "Essentials30" and "Pro50" customers to 60 Mbps and 80 Mbps respectively at no extra cost. The company also announced that its residential Internet customers will see Internet speed increases, including a doubling of its flagship...

2014-01-06 08:31:51

HughesNet Gen4 voted one of the best 100 new consumer product/services GERMANTOWN, Md., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in satellite broadband solutions and services, has earned the prestigious Consumer World Award for its market leading HughesNet(®) Gen4 High-Speed Satellite Internet Service. The annual Consumer World Awards program honors excellence in every facet of the consumer industry including products, people behind the...

2014-01-02 12:21:57

100% all-digital network requires digital equipment for all TVs - customers to be notified of their conversion date and required actions one month in advance ST. LOUIS, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) customers in Missouri and Southern Illinois will enjoy access to more than 200 high definition (HD) channels*, better picture quality and significantly faster Internet speeds as Charter completes its move to a 100% all-digital network throughout the...


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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