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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...

2008-08-25 09:00:29

Major telecommunications companies are unnecessarily spending tens of billions of dollars and taking years to upgrade their networks to support the next generation of wideband services when a more useful and affordable solution that can be deployed immediately and runs on existing networks is currently available, according to NetEx(R), the leader in high-speed data transport over TCP. NetEx HyperPipe(TM) bandwidth optimization software enables phone companies, cable providers and other...

2008-08-22 06:00:17

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/58d621/global_internet_se) has announced the addition of the "Global Internet Service Providers" report to their offering. The IBISWorld Global Internet Service Providers industry report comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing internet access services to businesses, government and households. Establishments in this industry provide clients with access to the Internet and generally provide related services...

2008-08-17 18:00:18

By Aaron, Craig "When Mayor John Street announced plans to make Philadelphia the nation's first major "wireless city" back in the fall of 2004, the press couldn't get enough. "Forget cheese steaks, cream cheese, and brotherly love," declared The New York Times. "Philadelphia wants to be known as the city of laptops." Philadelphia's goal to cover 135 square miles with a cloud of Internet connectivity was ambitious. But the need was undeniable. High-speed Internet access was fast becoming an...

2008-08-17 18:00:18

By DiNovella, Elizabeth Our energy crisis is getting a lot of press these days, for good reason. But another tiny cartel has set prices high, and created false scarcity around another vital resource: bandwidth. Yes, bandwidth, as in high-speed Internet, also known as broadband. The telecom industry is strangling us with high prices, limited availability, and slow connections. In the industrialized world, Americans pay the eighth-highest monthly rates for broadband service. And the service...

2008-08-15 09:00:35

A tax credit on research and development wages and measures that would guarantee Internet neutrality are parts of U.S. Sen. John McCain's technology plan. The plan, called "John McCain and American Innovation," will be posted on the presumptive Republican presidential candidate's Web site, The Wall Street Journal reported, The plan calls for a 10 percent tax credit on wages paid to all research and development employees as well as repeat McCain's opposition to Internet taxes. It includes...

2008-08-13 06:00:26

With the opening ceremonies of the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games complete and over 210 million Internet users in the United States alone looking to keep tabs on scheduled competitions, many companies may fear that the constant streaming of live video from NBCOlympics.com will bog down their networks and completely stall normal productivity rates for the next 17 days. Since more and more applications are moving online, this increased strain on an organization's network has the potential to...


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