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Seniors Are Increasingly Embracing The Internet And Mobile Technology
2014-04-04 14:47:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While some people may think of seniors as technology-averse, a new Pew Research study has revealed that Americans 65 and older are increasingly embracing the Internet and mobile technology – particularly seniors who are younger and more educated. According to the new report, 59 percent of seniors said they use the Internet, a six-percent increase over the last year, and 47 percent say they have a high-speed broadband connection where...

2014-04-02 23:30:24

Rural Broadband Services Corporation Inc., (doing business in Oklahoma as RBSC Oklahoma LLC) is pleased to announce: “The Light” is on in Tahlequah. Tahlequah, Oklahoma (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Rural Broadband Services Corporation Inc., (doing business in Oklahoma as RBSC Oklahoma LLC) is pleased to announce: “The Light” is on in Tahlequah! Northeastern State University (NSU), local businesses, colleges, tribal organizations and regional banks are now getting the light that comes...

2014-02-24 23:29:01

Blended Bandwidth Internet Promises Fast, Ultra-reliable Connectivity Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Scottsdale-based Trapp Connect, trappconnect.com, is proud to announce the launch of FiberConnect, an affordable, super-fast and ultra-reliable Internet service for business with speeds up to 100 times faster than current ISP’s. In contrast to other tech companies offerings, FiberConnect is available to local businesses today. The service provides the advantages of super-fast...

2014-02-17 23:01:21

National non-profit Connected Nation is the largest single data contributor to the map, which is maintained by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration and Federal Communications Commission. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Today marks the 3-year anniversary of the unveiling of the National Broadband Map (NBM), the literal roadmap guiding broadband expansion efforts across the nation. National non-profit Connected Nation is the largest single data contributor...

2014-02-14 23:02:04

New internet service provider Gallatin County Fiscal Court partners with ZCorum to bring high speed internet to county residents. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 ZCorum, a leading provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics for broadband service providers, announced today that it will provide a comprehensive suite of managed services to Gallatin County Fiscal Court for their wireless broadband operations, including 24/7 customer support, zero touch provisioning, and...

Broadband Internet In Schools The Focus Of New FCC Spending Bill
2014-02-04 04:40:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is set to reveal plans to double a fund devoted to bringing broadband Internet connections to schools and libraries, supporting a White House push to wire all American schools with faster connection speeds. Slated to be announced on Wednesday, the new spending will come from a reorientation of the $2.4 billion E-Rate program, which supplies money for “advanced telecommunications and...

2014-01-21 04:22:57

LONDON, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today announced its membership in the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI), a diverse global coalition of over 50 members committed to driving down the cost of Internet access in developing countries via regulatory and policy reform. The GSMA will work closely with A4AI to identify policy and regulatory barriers to Internet access and affordability and collaborate on plans to address these issues on a worldwide basis. Anne...

2014-01-16 23:26:22

The fastest internet in Woodland Park, CO just got even faster with Peak Internet’s new service fiberMAX. Woodland Park, CO (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Peak Internet, a leading Internet Service Provider in Woodland Park, Colorado, is proud to announce the availability of its newest service fiberMAX. Peak Internet’s fiberMAX is a revolutionary new internet connection delivered to homes and businesses via dedicated fiber optic cables. This connection enables internet speeds up to 1Gbps,...

2014-01-14 23:02:14

Promoting Broadband Cited as Priority in Condition of State Address Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Connect Iowa applauds Gov. Branstad’s call in today’s Condition of the State address to promote greater broadband access, adoption, and use across the state and to fast-track Iowa’s goal of becoming the most connected state in the Midwest. Connect Iowa research has shown that expanding broadband is a vital component of economic development, promoting education, and improving...

Broadband Internet Not Widely Accessed By African Americans: Poll
2014-01-07 10:59:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While African Americans are still less likely to use the Internet than their white counterparts, nearly three-fourths currently have at least one social media account, according to the results of a new Pew Internet & American Life Project poll. The study, which was based on a total of 6,010 American adults (664 of whom identified themselves as African American), found that 87 percent of white people in the US were Internet...