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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...

2013-12-14 23:01:49

Broadband Satellite now delivers high speed Internet with speeds of up to 15Mbps and unlimited phone service to all homes in Bowie County, Texas. Bowie County, Texas (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 Broadband Satellite.me (http://www.broadbandsatellite.me) is renowned for its fantastic satellite internet plans providing satellite internet with speeds up to 15Mbps and unlimited phone service with unlimited calling plans or the continental US and Canada. As a satellite service provider of repute,...

2013-12-02 23:00:44

STEM Advisory Council Broadband Committee delivers six key policy recommendations to Governor’s Office. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Download the report. Today, Connect Iowa and members of the STEM Advisory Council Broadband Committee announced the completion of their initial assessment and delivered broadband policy recommendations to the Governor’s Office for consideration. This report marks an important deliverable for the Connect Every Iowan initiative, which Governor...

2013-11-14 23:01:51

A 24% Gap in Business Broadband Adoption Remains; Workforce Training Needed to Fill Available Jobs Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 View the Results Download the Infographic Today, Connected Nation released the results of its 2013 Business Technology Survey, which examines the technology adoption trends of U.S. businesses. The survey shows that U.S. businesses generate an estimated $1.7 trillion in online sales to consumers and other businesses annually, equivalent to 11% of the...

2013-11-12 23:28:06

Internet Satellite delivers high speed satellite Internet with speeds up to 15Mbps and unlimited phone service to the continental US and Canada to all homes in Fannin County, Texas. Fannin County, Texas (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 The future of high-speed Internet service is here and it is available with satellite internet broadband from Internet Satellite.us.com (http://www.internetsatellite.us.com) offering speeds up to 15Mb per second and unlimited phone service to all homes in Fannin...

2013-11-11 23:19:26

Expanding Rural Internet Availability in Central Alabama Cullman, AL (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 Local internet provider Cyber Broadband Inc is pleased to announce the partnership of Smith Lake Broadband effective December 1, 2013. Both companies provide internet service to rural and underserved portion of Central Alabama. Cyber Broadband is located in Cullman, and has focused on serving Cullman County since its inception in 2004. Smith Lake Broadband started in 2010 and serves areas of...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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