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2014-09-08 08:37:07

Mark Lipford brings expertise in financial performance and superior customer service to fiber-based broadband provider's Southwest and Central Florida territory. ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Broadband, Inc., a provider of phone, Internet and cable TV services for residential and commercial customers, has named 33-year telecommunications industry veteran Mark Lipford its Chief Operating Officer. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140905/143515...

2014-09-08 08:36:36

Agreement covers the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. and SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambium Networks(TM), a leading global provider of wireless broadband solutions and Streakwave Wireless Inc.(TM), a global value added distributor of wireless broadband equipment, today announced the formation of a definitive distribution and sales agreement. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140613/117974 Under the agreement, Streakwave,...

2014-09-08 08:35:17

GERMANTOWN, Md., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced it has become the first company to exceed one million active users in North America for satellite Internet connectivity. This total includes all Hughes retail and wholesale subscribers and additional users receiving services through third-party service operators with capacity arrangements....

2014-09-08 04:21:18

TURKU, Finland, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teleste's solution enables Belarussian operator COSMOS TV to utilize the existing cable network in delivering top-quality IP based services to subscribers in the city of Minsk. Teleste, a leading provider of video and broadband technologies and services, announced today the deployment of Teleste's DOCSIS Access Hub (DAH) to a Belarussian cable TV, MMDS, and broadband operator COSMOS TV. The deployment takes place in...

internet speeds wheeler
2014-09-06 04:18:07

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Tom Wheeler said this week that Americans suffer a lack of realistic choices when it comes to high speed broadband providers, a problem which he intends to rectify. For desirable speeds of 25 Mbps, 55 percent of households have only one provider option, and for almost 20 percent there is no possibility at all of such a high speed connection. Some areas of the country may have the choice...

2014-09-04 23:12:44

ZCorum’s cross-platform tool will provide a more efficient diagnostics and provisioning solution for Bluesky’s cable and DSL subscribers. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 ZCorum, a leading provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics, announced that they have signed Bluesky Communications to receive TruVizion, a monitoring and diagnostic tool, and will be providing provisioning for the company’s customer premises equipment. Bluesky, headquartered in American...

2014-09-04 23:10:22

A push to expand high-speed internet services across rural Iowa has created the opportunity of partnerships like that of Manson Northwest Webster Community Schools and Webster Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association. Today's technology and new learning tools require an affordable and reliable broadband service to meet the needs of the teaching staff and students. Gowrie, IA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 The Manson Northwest Webster Community Schools are Google Apps for Education...

2014-09-04 23:01:04

New business survey from Connect Minnesota shows online sales represent considerable revenues for Minnesota businesses, but more bandwidth, speed desired St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Explore New Infographic New research released today by Connect Minnesota shows that while online sales represent substantial revenues for state businesses, a significant number of Minnesota businesses want more bandwidth or faster Internet service. The survey reveals that 21,000 Internet-connected...

2014-09-04 08:37:29

Next generation antenna extends 4G LTE ranges for wireless internet service providers, providing cost-effective, higher speed broadband for underserved communities in rural areas. ITASCA, Ill., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tazca Connects partners with Haleakala R&D to test plasma smart antennas on commercial 4G LTE. Next generation antenna extends 4G LTE ranges for wireless internet service providers, providing cost-effective, higher speed broadband for underserved communities...

Net Neutrality debate
2014-09-04 07:06:38

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The debate on net neutrality, the extent to which the Internet should be regulated to ensure that all traffic is treated equally by ISPs, continues robustly even as the period in which the public can give their opinion to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) comes to an end. As arguments on both sides grow louder, The Sunlight Foundation has been examining the 1 million plus comments that the FCC has received. On one side of 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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