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net neutrality
2015-02-04 11:33:06

US Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler has revealed that he will be distributing proposed new net neutrality guidelines to members of the agency this week.

2015-02-03 23:01:53

Satellite Service Providers and high speed internet is now available to all counties in IL along with no cost installation. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) February

2015-02-03 23:00:39

Net neutrality has been a contentious issue for a decade, but analysis of the FCC's recent decision means that strong net neutrality rules will prevail. Los

2015-02-02 23:02:59

Live demonstrations and free trials of new broadband diagnostics tools will be available at the show in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) February

2015-01-30 23:02:45

Solveforce provides the world's only real-time online Cable Internet Provider tool, proving the right commercial provider choice. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January

2015-01-30 12:28:18

Key Milestone Reached in Plan to Increase Broadband Access in Maine and Meet Recently Revised FCC and ConnectME Broadband Performance Standards CAMDEN, Maine, Jan.

2015-01-29 16:31:18

Designed for Integration in xMax Dual-Band (900MHz/2.4GHz) Fixed and Mobile Rural Broadband Wireless Solutions SARASOTA, Fla., Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- xG Technology, Inc.

2015-01-29 16:21:27

DUBLIN, January 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6s57mt/global_submarine) has announced the addition

2015-01-28 12:24:31

Cox offering free WiFi from January 26 to February 2 PHOENIX, Jan.


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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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.