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2014-05-15 12:43:59

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After the FCC's May Open Meeting, please attribute the following statement to CTIA-The Wireless Association® President and CEO Steve Largent: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a "CTIA commends FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, the Commissioners and the Incentive Auction Taskforce for their leadership in shepherding this Order that represents a significant step toward implementing a 'win-win' for consumers and the...

2014-05-13 16:22:52

Twenty-Eight CEOs Argue Title II Classification Will Impede Investment and Job Creation WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) set to unveil a revised net neutrality proposal on Thursday, twenty-eight CEOs from America's top broadband Internet companies today sent a letter to the agency urging Commissioners to maintain the light touch regulatory approach that has helped create millions of jobs and vastly improved consumer choice....

2014-05-01 23:15:14

Ford Foundation Grant Kindles Low Cost Broadband Services Chelmsford, MA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The WhiteSpace Alliance (WSA)™, a global industry organization enabling sharing of underutilized wireless spectrum, and Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) today announced a partnership to conduct the first Television WhiteSpace pilot tests in India. The program will begin in Q2, 2014. "Extending broadband Internet access, particularly to our large rural population, is...

2014-04-29 23:20:48

In the closing session, which discussed the proposal to transition the current IANA and root zone management role played by NTIA, WITSA Public Policy Chairman Nizar Zakka called for ICANN, which is to convene global stakeholders to enable this transition with broad community support, to ensure broad stakeholder representation including from the business sector including ICT, so that such an important and technical topic can be addressed in a meaningful way by all, and especially affected...

2014-04-29 12:40:14

Move to the state-of-the-art facility will take place by year-end STAMFORD, Conn., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) today announced that construction has begun on the Charter Technology and Engineering Center (CTEC), which will house its Advanced Engineering teams, a large testing lab and resources from the Product, IT, Network Operations and Care teams necessary to move Charter's projects through the development lifecycle. The 85,000 square...

2014-04-24 23:02:03

Connect Nevada research shows adoption in Nevada up by 6 percentage points since 2012. Reno, NV (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Connect Nevada today released new data showing that broadband adoption in Nevada surpasses the national average, with 81% of households subscribing to broadband service in 2013, up from 75% in 2012. According to the Pew Research Center, the national broadband adoption rate in 2013 was 70%, which marks a 4 percentage point increase since 2012. “The growth of broadband...

2014-04-23 23:01:23

Connected Tennessee Research Shows Broadband Adoption in Tennessee Up by 29 Percentage Points Since 2007 Nashville, TN (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Connected Tennessee today released new data showing that broadband adoption in Tennessee surpasses the national average, with 72% of households subscribing to broadband service in 2013, up from 43% in 2007. According to the Pew Research Center, the national broadband adoption rate in 2013 was 70%, which marks a 23-percentage point increase since...

2014-04-22 23:01:10

Yesterday the Alliance for Excellent Education submitted to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) names of nearly 3,000 educators, students, and citizens who support the continued expansion and modernization of high-speed broadband connections in schools and libraries across the nation. These signatures demonstrate the need for the FCC to act to reach the goal of connecting 99 percent of students to high-speed internet in five years. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Yesterday...

2014-04-22 12:37:03

Combination of Broadband Infrastructure and Enterprise Data Center Capabilities Extends Competitive Advantages for Sentinel NC-1 Occupants DURHAM, N.C., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sentinel Data Centers, a leading enterprise data center provider, and MCNC, the technology non-profit that builds, owns, and operates a leading-edge broadband infrastructure for North Carolina's research, education, and non-profit health care community, today announced a broad ranging collaboration...

2014-04-17 23:01:06

Connect South Carolina research shows adoption in South Carolina up by 14 percentage points since 2010. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Connect South Carolina today released new data showing that broadband adoption in South Carolina surpasses the national average, with 76% of households subscribing to broadband service in 2013, up from 62% in 2010; a 14 percentage point increase. According to the Pew Research Center, the national broadband adoption rate in 2013 was 70%, which marks a...


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  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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