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2008-10-28 09:00:10

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3b8487/telecom_2020_tran) has announced the addition of the "Telecom 2020: Transformation Strategies" report to their offering. Transformation strategies that carriers will follow as they adopt IP and Ethernet architectures The telecom industry will transform itself over the next decade in response to the demands for services that will increase network traffic by about a factor of 100 by 2020. At the same time telecom...

2008-10-17 18:00:12

US-based provider of content delivery network services Limelight Networks has expanded into additional Switch and Data sites to provide better availability, and reliable delivery for its customers' digital media. Switch and Data is a US-based provider of network neutral data centers and internet exchange services. According to Switch and Data, Limelight Networks is using its PAIX Internet exchange, which gives content providers, internet infrastructure companies and network service...

2008-10-16 09:00:17

Switch and Data (NASDAQ: SDXC), a leading provider of network neutral data centers and Internet exchange services, announced today that Limelight Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: LLNW) has expanded into additional Switch and Data sites to provide 100% availability, and fast and reliable delivery for its customers' rich digital media. The announcement was made at Limelight's Digital Media Innovation Forum, held today in, Phoenix, AZ. The explosive growth of online video has been a key driver...

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2008-10-15 12:25:00

Annenberg School unit unveils Policy Watch comparing McCain and Obama on communication and technology issues As the 2008 presidential election enters its final month, researchers at the Annenberg Research Network on International Communication (ARNIC) have found some sharp differences "“ and surprising similarities "“ in the two major candidates' positions on technology policy. In areas such as media ownership and consolidation, open access to Internet content and intellectual...

2008-10-14 12:00:13

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/eda9b9/the_bandwidth_deba) has announced the addition of eMarketer's new report "The Bandwidth Debate: Video and Net Neutrality" to their offering. Video is creating huge increases in bandwidth usage. It currently generates more traffic in the US than was transmitted across the entire Internet backbone in 2000. While the Internet is not about to collapse, as video becomes the primary online delivery vehicle for...

2008-10-13 09:00:21

Switch and Data (NASDAQ: SDXC), a leading provider of network neutral data center and Internet exchange services, announced today that traffic on its PAIX Internet exchanges grew at about twice the rate of overall Internet traffic in the past year. This growth has been driven by international broadband, "eyeball" networks which are increasingly choosing to peer with leading U.S. Internet content sites in the company's Palo Alto and New York exchanges. PAIX traffic has grown by 112% in the...

2008-09-30 15:00:28

By PULLAR-STRECKER Tom TELSTRACLEAR will let residential broadband customers surf Trade Me and watch videos posted on its Clear.net portal without that counting toward their data traffic caps for three months, in a move that may pave the way for more tie- ups between carriers and content providers. InternetNZ executive director Keith Davidson played down concerns that it might be the thin end of a wedge that threatened to undermine the principle of "Net neutrality" and reduce the...

2008-09-24 03:00:15

By Summers, Adam B Over the past six years or so, network neutrality, or "net neutrality," has risen from an obscure techie buzz phrase to a bona fide political issue and rallying cry for some strange political bedfellows. The current debate comprises competing views on economics, regulation, free speech, property rights, and even the supposed rights of individuals and businesses to a certain Internet experience. Would a net-neutrality mandate protect the rights of some or merely trample...

2008-09-22 12:00:18

LAFAYETTE, Colo., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- APconnections, a leading supplier of plug-and-play bandwidth shaping products, today announced that sales revenues have increased by 50 percent during the current quarter. Company officials report that APconnections is finding that a growing number of ISPs, businesses, libraries, and universities are looking to the NetEqualizer to solve their Internet bandwidth congestion issues, oftentimes switching from more expensive traffic shaping solutions....

2008-08-28 15:00:38

UNITED STATES presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama have released their technology policies, differing on whether "Net neutrality" rules should be imposed on telecommunications companies and on the breadth of their aspirations for the American public. Mr Obama said Net neutrality rules -- which would prevent telcos giving priority to certain types of Internet traffic over others -- were needed to ensure freedom of expression on the Internet and to prevent "a two-tier...


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