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2014-01-28 08:26:12

- Observed attack traffic originating from Indonesia drops; China returns to top of list CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today released its Third Quarter, 2013 State of the Internet Report. Based on data gathered from the Akamai Intelligent Platform(TM), the report provides insight into key global...

2014-01-28 04:21:20

Centre to provide wireless broadband research and development, local customer support for Indian and APAC network providers BANGALORE, India, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambium Networks(TM), a global leading provider of wireless broadband solutions, today announced the opening of its wireless R&D centre in Bangalore. A key facility in Cambium Networks' global R&D network, the Bangalore centre will provide wireless research and development and local customer support for India and...

2014-01-27 23:01:07

Recommendations include establishing a $100 million broadband infrastructure matching fund grant, restoration of central office equipment tax exemption, and continuation of the Connect Minnesota mapping project St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 View the task force report. The Governor’s Task Force on Broadband today released its Annual Report that includes recommendations to policy makers to expand broadband access across the state. The recommendations include:...

2014-01-27 23:01:05

A federal court overturned the FCC's right to ensure equal access to the web. Technologist Jason Hennessey says the decision could cripple the market. (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 “NET neutrality” suffered a major blow last week when a federal court overturned the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) right to enforce level, open internet access. Jason Hennessey of EverSpark Interactive says the decision could profoundly change the digital marketplace—and hamper free...

2014-01-22 23:27:37

In response to an article published by The Wall Street Journal, renowned Long Island web design firm, fishbat, discusses an appeals court decision to throw out all “net neutrality” rules. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 fishbat, a leading Long Island web design firm, discusses the impact of the federal net neutrality rules being overturned. This means that Internet companies may have to start charging other websites to use certain amounts of bandwidth. According to a Wall Street...

2014-01-22 12:26:25

Completion of new fiber optic loop provides network redundancy and enhances telemedicine capabilities at Sutter Coast Hospital CRESCENT CITY, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) and Oregon Health Network, an OCHIN, Inc. Organization, today announced completion of a broadband fiber optic network--made possible by the Federal Communications Commission Rural Health Care Pilot Program--that brings advanced capabilities for video...

2014-01-22 08:34:57

Sales for 100 Percent AT&T Fiber Network Surpass Expectations; Broadband Hungry Consumers Driving Thousands of Votes for Services AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Austinites have a need for speed and data consumption, and that is helping drive stronger than expected demand for the fastest consumer broadband service delivered over the new AT&T network - AT&T U-verse® with GigaPower(SM). AT&T plans to expand the all-fiber network to reach twice as many Austin...

2014-01-22 08:32:38

Addresses Russian market and delivers a non-GPS-synchronized option to network operators ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambium Networks(TM), a global leading provider of wireless broadband solutions, today announced the availability of the ePMP 1000 Connectorized Radio. The latest addition to its breakthrough ePMP wireless broadband access platform, this new non-GPS-synchronized access point is targeted at extending the reach of existing broadband wireless access...

2014-01-22 08:22:09

BEIJING, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Would you like to enjoy high-speed internet access, multi-screen interaction, easy downloading of games and other applications and have access to intelligent public transport inquiries in your city while you are riding the bus? Wouldn't that be something awesome? Don't doubt that it will come true. Busap Holding Company Limited, among one of the first companies to receive a mobile virtual network operator license in China, plans to invest 1...

2014-01-21 04:22:57

LONDON, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today announced its membership in the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI), a diverse global coalition of over 50 members committed to driving down the cost of Internet access in developing countries via regulatory and policy reform. The GSMA will work closely with A4AI to identify policy and regulatory barriers to Internet access and affordability and collaborate on plans to address these issues on a worldwide basis. Anne...


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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