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Irish ISP Blocks The Pirate Bay...Or Did They
2012-10-25 10:03:07

UPC, an Irish Internet Service Provider (or ISP) is having some trouble explaining itself this week. Torrent hungry UPC users began noticing a block on peer to peer sharing site The Pirate Bay on Monday.

ISP Advertised Speeds And Performance Are Getting Better
2012-07-19 14:06:28

A new FCC report reveals that ISPs delivered up to 96% of their advertised speeds during peak hours. Last year, these same ISPs were delivering 87% of their advertised speeds during the same time frame.


Latest ISP Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.