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2014-02-17 23:01:11

The new tool analyzes DOCSIS pre-equalization data to allow cable operators to address upstream impairments before they impact subscribers. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Today at the 2014 NCTC Winter Education Conference in Tampa, Florida, ZCorum, a leading provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics software, announced that they will be demonstrating what they are calling a “game-changer for the cable industry.” The company will be demonstrating a new software...

New Project Aims To Offer Free Global WiFi Service From Outer Space
2014-02-17 13:22:20

[ Watch the Video: Outernet Would Provide Wi-Fi From Space ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A project being incubated by the Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF) has ambitious plans to beam WiFi to everyone on the planet for free. The organizations says that it is planning a project called “Outernet,” which will utilize a satellite constellation to make Internet universally-accessible and for no cost. Outernet says on its site that there are more...

2014-02-14 23:02:04

New internet service provider Gallatin County Fiscal Court partners with ZCorum to bring high speed internet to county residents. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 ZCorum, a leading provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics for broadband service providers, announced today that it will provide a comprehensive suite of managed services to Gallatin County Fiscal Court for their wireless broadband operations, including 24/7 customer support, zero touch provisioning, and...

Netflix Maintains ISPs Are Not Throttling Streaming On User Accounts
2014-02-13 13:04:28

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Netflix users have some cause to complain about content they are streaming from the service. A recent court decision allowing Internet Service Providers (ISP) to throttle, or slow down, internet speeds could be a possible explanation behind the recent drop in service. Netflix maintains that speeds have not dipped significantly and it has been business as usual for the streaming content provider. Analysts say ISP throttling is not...

2014-02-11 12:28:52

Unmetered, Secure GigE Transfer Station Gets Enterprise Data into the Cloud in Hours vs. Days GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- US Signal, a leading Midwest provider of enterprise-level network services and cloud hosting, announces the introduction of its Cloud Kiosk(SM) service, a convenient and cost-effective approach to uploading large volumes of data to the cloud. A critical ongoing challenge in cloud computing is safely and efficiently processing all of an...

2014-02-10 12:22:30

LONDON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Consumer Communication Services: 2013 Mid-Year Tracking Dynamics ReportThis report focuses on trends from the North American quarterly trackers.IntroductionIn the beginning of this year, Frost & Sullivan published its first tracking dynamics report, based on quarterly trackers that identified and quantified trends and market shifts. Through this tracking, Frost & Sullivan found...

2014-02-07 23:01:10

Broadband technology experts Brady Volpe and Scott Helms will lead a webinar for NCTC members on leveraging pre-equalization to improve quality of service while also reducing maintenance costs. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 ZCorum, a leading provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics for cable, telco, wireless and fiber providers, will be conducting a technology webinar for the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) on the subject of DOCSIS pre-equalization....

2014-02-06 08:35:22

CenturyLink's fiber infrastructure enables business broadband speeds among the fastest in the U.S. and powers new managed IT services bundle SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced the availability of Internet speeds of up to one gigabit per second for more than 2,500 businesses located in multi-tenant unit office buildings throughout Salt Lake City, Sandy, Midvale, Draper, South Jordan, West Jordan, Cottonwood Heights and other...

2014-02-06 08:26:58

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Economists at The Brattle Group released a report today in which they analyze the impact of different spectrum sharing schemes and propose implementing a spectrum based fee that would incentivize federal users to adjust their usage to more efficiently allocate this scarce resource and reduce costs. As demand for more complex wireless technologies increases, so does the demand from both commercial and government users for spectrum suitable for wireless...

2014-02-05 08:33:58

New web application helps make selecting the perfect Internet plan simple CHATHAM, ON, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - More than half of Canadians don't have a clear understanding of their Internet plans, according to a recent survey* from TekSavvy Solutions Inc., one of Canada's leading independent telecommunications service providers. In addition, 67 per cent of respondents believe Internet plans in Canada are too expensive. The survey, commissioned by TekSavvy and conducted by IDC...


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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