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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...

2014-04-16 23:03:15

Connect Iowa Research Shows Adoption in Iowa up by 10 percentage points since 2010. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Connect Iowa today released new data showing that broadband adoption in Iowa surpasses the national average, with 76% of households subscribing to broadband service in 2013, up from 66% in 2010. “I’m encouraged by the progress we’re making in Iowa, but we’re not done yet. Through the Connect Every Iowan Act, we will continue to promote access, adoption, and...

2014-04-10 23:31:15

The company is in the early stages of testing the newly available spectrum at their call center in Gordon, GA. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 ZCorum, a leading provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics, announced that it has begun testing TV White Space as a way to offer broadband service in Gordon, Georgia. TV White Spaces are the vacant frequencies made available by the FCC for unlicensed use at locations where spectrum is not being utilized by a licensed service,...

2014-04-09 23:01:13

Broadband Adoption Rate in Connected Nation States Surges to 76%, More Than Twice the National Adoption Growth Rate Since 2010 Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Access the widget States with Connected Nation programs surpass the national average in broadband adoption, according to figures released today. In the eight states surveyed, the broadband adoption rate for 2013 was 76%, surpassing the national average of 70% estimated by the Pew Research Center. Growth of broadband adoption...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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