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2014-01-16 12:26:25

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WidePoint Corporation (NYSE Mkt: WYY), a leading provider of secured, cloud-based, enterprise-wide solutions and services in mobile communications management and identity management solutions, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, iSYS LLC (iSYS), has been awarded contracts by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to provide Wireless Managed Services, including...

2014-01-15 12:24:03

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carlson Wireless Technologies (CWT) announced today that The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has certified the company's RuralConnect TV white space (TVWS) radio system for use with the Spectrum Bridge TV white spaces database. This certification brings to market the world's first affordable long-distance, non-line-of-site (NLOS) fixed wireless broadband system. Designed using flexible software-defined architecture and dynamic...

2014-01-14 23:28:30

Described as Indiana's "state champion" for creating gigabit-fiber broadband communities, Smithville Communications will turn it up for its fiber customers in March with a free upgrade to full "Google-level" Gigabit speed. Providing high-speed fiber capacity since 2009, Smithville Communications will celebrate what industry experts call the "year of gigabit connectivity" with this one-month upgrade to demonstrate the real power of gigabit-capable fiber,...

2014-01-14 23:02:33

In response to the D.C. Circuit Court’s opinion striking down the no-blocking and nondiscrimination portions of the FCC’s Open Internet Order, Robert Atkinson, President of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), releases the following statement. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 In response to the D.C. Circuit Court's opinion striking down the no-blocking and nondiscrimination portions of the FCC's Open Internet Order, Robert Atkinson, President of...

2014-01-14 23:02:14

Promoting Broadband Cited as Priority in Condition of State Address Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Connect Iowa applauds Gov. Branstad’s call in today’s Condition of the State address to promote greater broadband access, adoption, and use across the state and to fast-track Iowa’s goal of becoming the most connected state in the Midwest. Connect Iowa research has shown that expanding broadband is a vital component of economic development, promoting education, and improving...

2014-01-14 16:27:19

Verizon Reiterates Commitment to Open Internet WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals today issued its decision in Verizon vs. FCC. The following statement should be attributed to Randal Milch, Verizon's executive vice president, public policy, and general counsel: "Earlier today, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its much-anticipated decision in Verizon vs. FCC. The court rejected Verizon's position that Congress did not give the Federal...

Court Rules Against FCC Net Neutrality
2014-01-14 14:08:49

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A Washington appeals court ruled that the Federal Communications Commissions’s (FCC) net neutrality rules are invalid. The court’s decision could affect the future of the Internet. With the FCC’s net neutrality laws in place, Internet Service Providers (ISP) are unable to discriminate how and what content a user wishes to access. However, without this accountability, ISPs will able to make sites like Hulu slower than other sites...

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...


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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