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FCC Shouldn't Have the Last Word WASHINGTON, Feb.
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has officially approved a net neutrality law that reclassifies broadband Internet as a Title II public utility.
STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) today released the following statement regarding the FCC's adoption of open Internet rules.
FCC's 'Throwback Thursday' Move Imposes 1930s Rules on the Internet WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today (Feb.
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb.
DALLAS, February 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com announces addition of "Monetising VDSL vectoring: an assessment of retail vectoring offers", a 2015 market
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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...
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...
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...
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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