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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...

2014-06-03 04:21:58

New Broadband Gateway Reference Design - Developed with Intel --Delivers Up to 300 Mbps Data Rates TAIPEI, Taiwan, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Computex - Lantiq today announced the availability of a joint reference platform with Intel for fixed LTE Broadband Router designs, offering up to 300 Mbps using Intel's latest Cat6 capable LTE platform. The co-developed reference platform combines the Intel® XMM(TM) 7260 LTE communications platform with Lantiq's GRX330 Communications Processor and...

2014-06-02 12:32:47

Failure to Extend ITFA Will Also Cause US to Fall in OECD Broadband Rankings WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 1998, Congress passed the Internet Tax Freedom Act ("ITFA"), which imposed a three-year moratorium on the imposition of (new) state and local taxes on Internet access. Since 1998, this moratorium has been extended three times, and is due to expire again in November 2014. While there is generally broad bi-partisan support to extend -- if not make...

2014-06-02 12:26:29

-- Wi-Fi router and modem all in one provides a stronger signal and faster access speeds to every room in your house -- Integrated tools to easily manage Internet usage across all devices in your home -- Learn more about Home Hub at Bell.ca/BestWiFi MONTRÉAL, June 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell today announced the launch of Home Hub, a powerful new Internet modem and Wi-Fi router designed exclusively for Bell Fibe customers. Featuring the latest 802.11ac...

2014-06-02 08:36:26

Leading high-speed surveillance systems and data communications company broadens portfolio of optical, wireline and wireless solutions and enters wireless mobile backhaul market CUPERTINO, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Electro Opto Systems Sdn. Bhd. (QEOS(TM)), a leading provider of high-speed, low-power connectivity and intelligent video security solutions, announced today that it will acquire the assets of Centric Technologies, Inc. The value of the asset...

2014-06-01 00:20:14

DALLAS, June 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketReportsOnline.com adds Latin America - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Forecasts and Latin America - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Overview 2014 market research reports to its store. These Latin American telecom and broadband market research report are essential reading for those needing high-level strategic information and objective analysis on the telecom sector in the Latin American and Caribbean region. These provide...

2014-05-30 23:04:22

Brad Rose, property manager at Lakewood Park Apartment Homes in Lexington’s Lakeview Estates neighborhood, announced today that Lakewood is installing fiber optic cable and will make it an available option to tenants by July 1. Lexington, KY (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Lakewood Park Apartment Homes is tucked into the Lakeview Estates neighborhood on Lexington’s southeast side, concealed from the busyness of the nearby city life, but very much a part of the world outside its confines. Brad...


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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