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FreedomPop Offers Free Broadband Internet For Home Clients
2013-03-06 13:41:51

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Those who want broadband Internet but aren´t power users can now get it for free. On Wednesday FreedomPop launched its very low cost home broadband plan for those who are low-intensity users. Founded in 2011 and just launched last month in the United States, FreedomPop has stated that its goal is to provide disruptive Internet services, and to ensure that no one is left off the so-called “connected grid.” In a...

Internet Providers Continue To Maintain Fast, Reliable Broadband Speeds
2013-02-15 15:33:04

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Whilst many commercials feature the all too subtle disclaimer, “actual results may vary,” when it comes to advertised broadband speeds consumers are getting what was promised and sometimes more. Moreover, as consumers migrate to faster speeds, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are continuing to deliver the speeds they advertise. According to the Federal Communications Commission´s (FCC) newly published...

America's Internet Report Card Says Broadband Is Great
2013-02-13 12:58:53

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Americans continue to complain about the quality of roads and highways and according to the Report Card for America´s Infrastructure pertaining to the automotive superhighway rated D- in 2009, the most recent report on public opinion on that aspect of American infrastructure. Opinion for the information superhighway however scored much higher according to a new report by a Washington D.C.-based think tank, which found the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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