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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...

2014-02-04 23:02:18

Connected Nation's statement from President and COO Tom Ferree regarding today’s announcement by President Obama that the Federal Communications Commission will invest $2 billion during the next two years on high-speed Internet in schools and libraries, and that $750 million in additional commitments from the private sector have been secured for the effort. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Connected Nation is issuing the following statement from President and COO Tom Ferree...

2014-02-04 08:41:46

Portfolio expansion enables service providers more revenue-generating options through added spectral flexibility ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambium Networks(TM), a global leading provider of wireless broadband solutions, today announced the availability of its field-proven PMP 450 in the 3 GHz frequency, in addition to the current availability at 2.4 and 5 GHz. Offering this proven solution across the 3 GHz frequency band expands service providers' global spectrum...

Broadband Internet In Schools The Focus Of New FCC Spending Bill
2014-02-04 04:40:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is set to reveal plans to double a fund devoted to bringing broadband Internet connections to schools and libraries, supporting a White House push to wire all American schools with faster connection speeds. Slated to be announced on Wednesday, the new spending will come from a reorientation of the $2.4 billion E-Rate program, which supplies money for “advanced telecommunications and...

2014-02-03 23:20:29

On the third annual MoveYourDomain Day, Namecheap will offer special deals to raise funds for online freedom fighters the Electronic Frontier Foundation. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Leading domain registrar and web hosting provider Namecheap announces the third annual MoveYourDomain Day, for February 5, 2014. In 2012, Namecheap launched the MoveYourDomain initiative to remind users about the dangers of a closed internet brought on by the possible passage of SOPA, the Stop...

2014-01-30 20:24:06

Unanimous Decision Paves Way for Next-Generation Broadband Networks to Benefit Technology Companies and Consumers SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CALinnovates today issued the following statement regarding the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) decision to approve test trials of the transition to all-Internet networks. Executive Director Mike Montgomery said: Today's FCC vote will go down in history as the beginning of the next great digital...

2014-01-30 16:24:12

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) presentation at its January open meeting on the Broadcast Incentive Auction, please attribute this statement to CTIA President and CEO Steve Largent: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) "CTIA welcomes today's FCC update on the timeline and project plan for the broadcast television incentive auction. The incentive auction is critical to unleashing...

2014-01-28 23:24:59

Fiber Optic Project to Make Reliable Broadband Services Available for Rural Alaska Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Futaris, Inc., a subsidiary of Calista Corporation, is pleased to announce its investment in Quintillion Networks Limited. Futaris, Inc. provides global IT and communication solutions via satellite, VoIP, broadcasting and LMR communications and has more than 30 years of private and federal telecommunications experience. Futaris is the only approved HITRUST Common...

2014-01-28 16:22:38

Will provide channel sharing data to the FCC so that broadcasters may remain over-the-air and maintain service to viewers while benefiting from auction proceeds of the spectrum they choose to relinquish LOS ANGELES and WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA-The Wireless Association® and Los Angeles television stations KLCS and KJLA announced today a channel sharing pilot project that responds to the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) recent request to...

2014-01-28 12:34:17

FairPoint expanded broadband service to more than 10,400 homes and businesses in past year PORTLAND, Maine, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past year FairPoint Communications has expanded broadband service to more than 10,400 homes and businesses in communities all across the state. From Limestone to York; from Rumford to Robbinston - and many places in-between, FairPoint high-speed Internet is now available for the first time to eligible customers living in the communities listed...


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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