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2014-08-25 12:23:29

Industry-leading suite of services now called Charter Spectrum IRWINDALE, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following up its recent move to an all-digital network, Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) is doubling Internet speeds, boosting its high-definition (HD) channel lineup and rolling out a new top tier of services for customers in Southern California. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110526/AQ10195LOGO The new suite of digital services titled Charter Spectrum...

2014-08-25 08:30:38

FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- unWired Broadband Inc. (UNWIRED), announced today an expansion of service and capacity with the addition of a new tower in South Fresno. "We're excited to announce that our new tower in South Fresno has gone live. This new tower adds additional coverage and capacity to one of our busiest areas and will help us keep pace with increasing demands from new and existing customers into the foreseeable future," states Phillip Brand, Sales &...

2014-08-22 23:00:38

Connect Michigan Announces Technology Assessment Results Harbor Springs, MI (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Download the plan HARBOR, Inc. has become a “Connected” certified community under Connected Nation’s Connected community engagement program. The event took place today at Harbor Springs High School where the results from the assessment and future plans for broadband expansion were unveiled. HARBOR, Inc. is the tenth Michigan community, and twenty-fourth in the nation, to receive this...

netflix to pay time warner
2014-08-21 04:45:34

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It is an issue that has gone beyond the behind-the-scenes wranglings of the companies that bring us our information and entertainment, and has aroused much public discussion as well as political debate. Should ISPs be paid by big online companies for greater access to networks and a faster delivery of content, particularly if the companies account for huge percentages of traffic? As of this week, it has been reported that Netflix is now...

2014-08-20 23:12:09

Sjoberg’s Cable selects ZCorum’s Bandwidth Commander to manage growing bandwidth use on their network and to provide a better experience for their subscribers. Alpharetta, Georgia (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 ZCorum, a leading provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics, announced that it will be providing its bandwidth management tool, Bandwidth Commander, to Sjoberg’s Cable. Located in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, Sjoberg’s already receives a number of other managed...

2014-08-20 20:23:13

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning this week, ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) will offer Exede® high-speed satellite internet plans that provide households in many areas of Alaska with virtually unlimited data usage for communications, web browsing, and streaming media. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091216/VIASATLOGO Virtually unlimited satellite internet service -- providing at least 150 GBs of monthly data without a strict data allowance -- is...

2014-08-20 20:23:03

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning this week, ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) will offer Exede® high-speed satellite internet plans that provide households across the Hawaiian Islands with virtually unlimited data usage for communications, web browsing, and streaming media. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091216/VIASATLOGO Virtually unlimited satellite internet service -- providing at least 150 GBs of monthly data without a strict data allowance -- is...

2014-08-20 08:34:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning this week, ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) will offer Exede® high-speed satellite internet plans that provide households across Florida with virtually unlimited data usage for communications, web browsing, and streaming media. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091216/VIASATLOGO Virtually unlimited satellite internet service -- providing at least 150 GBs of monthly data without a strict data allowance -- is another notable...

2014-08-20 04:22:12

Customers in Cupertino Will Receive Benefits Tied to All-Fiber Infrastructure for High-Speed Internet, TV Services CUPERTINO, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today confirmed it will expand its ultra-fast AT&T GigaPower network to the City of Cupertino. The all-fiber network will bring symmetrical upload and download broadband speeds up to 1 gigabit per second, and AT&T's most advanced TV services to consumers and small businesses. AT&T is deploying additional fiber...

2014-08-19 23:00:53

DSL providers in San Diego, CA, also referred to as network service providers, are organizations or businesses which sell or lease network access and more often bandwidth. They do so by making sure that direct backbone based internet access is made available to customers through access points. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 DSL initials stands for Digital subscriber line. It uses a special technology to relay gigantic amounts of data collection onto copper wires, which is how 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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