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2014-06-06 23:01:58

Governor Terry Branstad Leads List of Distinguished Speakers Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 On Monday, June 16, Connect Iowa will host the second annual Iowa Broadband Summit sponsored by Mediacom Business at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny. The meeting will include several distinguished speakers, including Governor Terry Branstad. Broadband and technology are critical to positioning Iowa at the forefront of economic growth. In an effort to continue the state’s discussion...

2014-06-05 23:15:39

Analyst firm Disruptive Analysis has looked beyond Net Neutrality to new mobile data concepts such as sponsored data, paid-priority “fast lanes”, zero-rated apps and per-app pricing. Many are controversial and fuel the Neutrality debate – but technology problems and commercial weakness will limit their reach, despite possible law changes. London, UK (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Disruptive Analysis forecasts revenues from “non-neutral” mobile broadband access reaching $25bn by 2019 –...

2014-06-05 23:13:49

The Iowa municipality will now have access to ZCorum’s award-winning cable modem and CMTS diagnostics software. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 ZCorum, a leading provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics, announced that Laurens Municipal Power & Communications has signed a multi-year contract for ZCorum’s broadband modem and network diagnostic solution, TruVizion. In addition, ZCorum will be handling provisioning for the municipality’s cable modem service....

2014-06-05 12:35:37

4G LTE Partnership to provide cost-effective broadband across Nigerian cities ITASCA, Ill., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AG Placid announces plans to deploy 4G LTE cost-effective Internet Access using Tazca Connects LTE-as-a-Service in Nigeria for their Metropolitan Wireless Network in Calabar, Gombe and Lafia expanding Broadband Access to businesses, government, hospitals, schools and individuals. AG Placid's CEO, Beshel Ikwen stated that, "Tazca Connects LTE offering, backed by...

2014-06-04 23:12:32

EverSpark Interactive comments on how the FCC has voted to allow internet companies to create a “fast lane” for premium customers. (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The FCC voted to approve a “fast lane” proposal for the internet, as part of a new net neutrality agreement. But technologist Jason Hennessey of EverSpark Interactive says the fast lane will hurt users in multiple ways—and isn’t compatible with net neutrality at all. The fast lane proposal would allow internet providers to...

2014-06-04 23:04:11

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Uruguay: Government's Digital Agenda on Track to Meet Universal Broadband Access Milestones" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 This report offers a precise, incisive profile of Uruguay's mobile and fixed telecommunications and pay-TV markets based on comprehensive proprietary data and insights from our research in the Uruguayan market. Published annually, this presentation-quality, executive-level report...

2014-06-04 12:34:25

New Fiber High-Speed Internet now Available to Residential and Business Customers MANCHESTER, N.H., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FairPoint Communications recently upgraded its network infrastructure in eight communities in southern New Hampshire, increasing the speed of Internet service available to more than 58,000 local businesses and residential consumers who currently qualify for fiber service. These services are delivered over northern New England's largest fiber-core network....

2014-06-03 20:21:11

Electronic Home Video Over-the-Top and Digital Music Streaming See Fastest Growth in Consumer Spending NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the entertainment & media (E&M) industry continues its digital shift, advertising growth is outpacing consumer spending, according to PwC's annual Global Entertainment and Media Outlook 2014-2018 - an in-depth five-year outlook for global consumer spending and advertising revenues directly related to entertainment and media content - released...

2014-06-03 08:27:21

World Cup will generate huge demand for bandwidth SAO PAULO, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Broadband access in Brazil is facing a massive challenge as the country prepares to host the FIFA World Cup and the expected millions of soccer fans armed with their mobile phones, smart TVs, PCs and tablets. Participating at today's Broadband and TV Connect Latin America event in Sao Paulo, the Broadband Forum said that the World Cup - coupled with 2016's Olympic Games - is going to...

internet broadband
2014-06-03 04:40:27

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online To twist Shakespeare a bit: An Internet connection by any speed will have the same name. That is "broadband," but what exactly does it mean in the post-dial up era? On Monday various media outlets reported that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) may be considering a new definition for "broadband," a term which it is currently defined as high-speed Internet of 4Mbps second or faster. The new definition would raise the minimum...


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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