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2009-03-05 08:30:00

Cites Potential for 2 Million Jobs WASHINGTON, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report says next-generation networks capable of providing much faster Internet access are needed to provide the next level of services and applications to consumers.

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2008-12-13 08:00:00

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is expected to vote December 18 on a plan to auction off the AWS-3 wireless spectrum that will be freed up in February when television stations shift to all digital broadcasts.

2008-09-11 15:00:15

Internet services provider EarthLink has introduced a new high-speed cable broadband service in the Dallas and North Texas markets.

2008-09-10 09:00:19

ATLANTA, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Residents in Los Angeles now have EarthLink as a choice for high-speed Internet service. EarthLink, Inc.

2008-08-17 18:00:18

By Aaron, Craig "When Mayor John Street announced plans to make Philadelphia the nation's first major "wireless city" back in the fall of 2004, the press couldn't get enough. "Forget cheese steaks, cream cheese, and brotherly love," declared The New York Times.

2008-07-30 12:00:31

Rainbow Broadband, the leading provider of broadband connectivity to the New York business community, is supplying downtown building owners with WiMAX technology, attracting bandwidth-hungry businesses to commercial spaces, previously occupied by low-tech industrial businesses.

2008-06-24 02:29:37

By RICK BARRETT Plans for wireless Internet access blanketing Milwaukee have stalled and won't be completed unless major financial sponsors step forward -- something that doesn't seem likely, city officials say, as similar systems are failing.

2008-06-23 03:00:04

By Rick Barrett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 23--Plans for wireless Internet access blanketing Milwaukee have stalled and won't be completed unless major financial sponsors step forward -- something that doesn't seem likely, city officials say, as similar systems are failing.

2008-06-18 09:00:26

Network Acquisition Company, LLC (NAC), the company that acquired the former EarthLink Wi-Fi network in the City of Philadelphia, today provided additional information on the status of the network and business opportunities moving forward. The transaction closed on Monday, June 16, 2008.

2008-06-18 06:00:10

By Patrick Kerkstra, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jun. 18--The last-minute rescue of the city's wireless network by a group of local investors yesterday means that free outdoor Internet access is now available to all Philadelphians. At least in theory.


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