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2011-06-03 04:30:00

DALLAS, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Wireless Broadband in Public Safety - Advanced Technologies and Global Market (2010 - 2015)" provides extensive analysis of "wireless broadband in public safety market" including current market trends, industry drivers, and challenges for better understanding of the market. This report covers the strategies followed by "wireless broadband in public safety market" players. Browse market data tables and in-depth TOC of Wireless Broadband...

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2011-05-22 07:56:32

According to a report released by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Friday, the U.S. is lagging behind other countries in broadband adoption and download speeds. The FCC said the U.S. is ranked ninth out of 29 countries for mobile broadband adoption on a per capita basis, and 12th out of 33 countries for percentage of households with fixed broadband connections. The U.K., South Korea and Iceland were among some of the countries ahead of the U.S. in broadband adoption rate. The...

2011-05-20 00:00:29

Connected Nation, a leading national nonprofit technology services organization, today unveiled its Broadband Readiness Index "“ a powerful new tool that assesses the broadband infrastructure for all 3,219 counties in the United States. The Index shows that counties containing 45.6% of the nation's households still fall significantly short in meeting National Broadband Plan goals of fixed and mobile broadband access for both current and future needs. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 18, 2011...

2011-05-19 08:00:00

MUNICH and NEUBIBERG, Germany, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100930/NE71735LOGO ) Mr. Ben Wong, Marketing Director of Lantiq, a leading supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies, will host a session in the Broadband Networking Track at the upcoming China Next Generation Broadband Summit 2011. This session will be most interesting...

2011-05-12 00:00:46

Businesses with broadband bring in $200K more in median annual revenues, but 2.1 million U.S. businesses remain unconnected Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 A new study by Connected Nation shows businesses with broadband have a clear advantage in revenue and thus potential job creation over businesses without it. The groundbreaking research, which can be found at http://www.connectednation.org/research, involved surveys of more than 9,600 businesses across a dozen states and territories...

2011-05-11 00:00:29

SKYFIBER (http://www.skyfiber.com) announced a partnership with Span Telecom of India to distribute SKYFIBER's Optical Wireless Broadband as a part of Span Telecom's portfolio of solution offerings. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 SKYFIBER, global leader in Optical Wireless Broadband technology, and Span Telecom of India announced a partnership that will bring SKYFIBER's Optical Wireless Broadband into Span's portfolio of telecommunications solutions offerings. Span Telecom is a leader in...

2011-05-09 06:50:00

NORMAN, Okla., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rural Mobile and Broadband Alliance (RuMBA) USA today released a whitepaper on satellite Internet service that finds that, when measured against the prevailing definition of broadband, satellite technology falls far short of conventional wired and wireless alternatives, mainly due to latency, bandwidth, price, performance and service shortcomings. "Given the limitations of satellite Internet service detailed in this report, RuMBA cannot...

2011-04-13 08:00:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MCNC and its northwestern North Carolina project sub-recipient ERC Broadband (ERC), announced today that three companies have been selected to construct 1,200 miles of new fiber optics as part of the second phase expansion of the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN). The construction award shared by these vendors is estimated at $40 million. The entire expansion of NCREN, called the Golden LEAF Rural...

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2011-03-31 06:50:00

Kansas City, KS will be the site for a high-speed broadband Internet network in development by Google Inc, which it expects will provide Internet access speeds 100 times faster than what most people in the country currently have. More than a thousand US cities and towns vied to become Google's high-speed network hometown, which Google said is expected to go live next year. Every home, school and business in the Kansas City area will ultimately be connected to a "one-gigabyte backbone" for...

2011-03-24 00:00:27

Report is first step in developing regional plans for expansion of broadband availability and utilization Austin, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) March 22, 2011 Download the Fact Sheet Connected Texas has released a new, detailed report titled, The Broadband Landscape in the State of Texas: Assessment at a State, Regional & Local Level, and Recommendations for Broadband Expansion, that offers a first look at key broadband market data that will be used to form a strategic plan for broadband expansion...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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