Archive for August, 2011

Google Alert – new broadband

August 30, 2011
News 9 new results for new broadband
Construction to begin on new broadband network
Virgin Islands Daily News
By ALDETH LEWIN (Daily News Staff) ST. THOMAS – VI Next Generation Network President and CEO Julito Francis told board members Friday that he expects to break ground on the territory’s new broadband network next month. He said ground-breaking
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Ground is broken on new iFiber broadband project
WREX-TV
iFiber will provide subsidized high speed broadband service to all of the community colleges in the region. Board Chairman John Lewis says it’ll also serve most of the high, middle, and elementary schools, city and county buildings and medical
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AT&T expands mobile broadband in Old Town Alexandria with new cell site
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
Aug 24, 2011 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) — US communications holding company AT&T T on Tuesday announced the activation of a new mobile broadband cell site in Alexandria that will enhance coverage for area residents and businesses.
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Cable Dominated Phone Companies in Second Quarter 77% of All New Broadband
Dslreports
by Karl Bode 13 hours ago tags: business · bandwidth · cable · consumers According to new data released by the Leichtman Research Group, there were 350000 net additional broadband subscribers tacked on to the US total by the nation’s eighteen largest
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New ICSA Labs Certification for Broadband Home Routers Aimed at Protecting
PR Newswire (press release)
To help combat this threat, ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, is offering a new program under which manufacturers can have their broadband home routers certified. The program, Managed Broadband Home Router Certification,
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Can broadband-over-powerline find new life in India?
Smart Grid News
But India may be a different story, since BPL has the potential to bring not just smart grid capabilities, but also broadband for customers. As you’ll see from the story below, it’s still early days – but it’s a possibility worth watching.
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Smart Grid News
Neotel slashes broadband prices
MyBroadband
In related news, iBurst is also set to launch new broadband products in the near future, and market speculation suggests that the company will unveil new iBurst Wireless and ADSL products within the next week or two.
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Google Tests New High-Speed Broadband Technology on Students
ITProPortal
The company is currently conducting a series of tests to realise its ultimate goal of providing 500000 people in the US with ultra-fast broadband connectivity. The tests conducted by the Internet giant may not seem amusing to future rivals in the
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ITProPortal
Low-cost open source Wi-Fi may cover new ground
ZDNet
Geeks Without Frontiers is at the final stage of building a low-cost, open source Wi-Fi software that aims to provide affordable broadband in new locations. Geeks Without Frontiers, an initiative by Manna Energy Foundation, is at the final stage of
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Blogs 5 new results for new broadband
Taos News | Kit Carson Co-op fetes Taos broadband, new center
Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., and Rep. Ben Ray Luján, D-N.M., were among the many dignitaries who showed up Wednesday morning (Aug. 17) for a groundbreaking ceremony celebrating Kit Carson Electric Cooperative’s $64 million broadband
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Post Office’s new broadband service guarantees next day delivery
By Stan Laurel
In a bold move, which merges technology with tradition, the Post Office has launched its new Internet service with the firm promise that all emails will be delivered the day after sending. ‘In launching our ISP, we are capturing the
NewsBiscuit
Cable still beating out telcos in broadband adds — Broadband News
By Stacey Higginbotham
DSL is on the ropes, and cable companies are seeing their broadband subs rise, according to data from the second quarter. Leichtman Research Group also found that net broadband additions in the quarter were the second fewest of any
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OpenDNS and Google team to speed up the web — Broadband
By Stacey Higginbotham
On Tuesday, when the new code is implemented, the 30 million Open DNS users and Google’s Public DNS service users visiting content hosted on the participating CDNs will immediately benefit. Ulevitch didn’t have a sense of how much
GigaOM — Tech News, Analysis…
Wi-Fi hotspots, the once and future network king — Broadband
By Kevin C. Tofel
Around the globe, In-Stat expects one million hotspot locations available by 2013 and based on the number of publicly available new Wi-Fi networks I’m seeing in my rural backyard, I’m not surprised. Businesses of every size are turning to
GigaOM — Tech News, Analysis…
Web 1 new result for new broadband
Verizon | New ICSA Labs Certification for Broadband Home Routers
New ICSA Labs Certification for Broadband Home Routers Aimed at Protecting Consumer Data. Actiontec Earns First Certification for Its Wireless Home Routers
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Google Alert – new broadband

August 23, 2011
News 7 new results for new broadband
Broadband could benefit from new Obama rural jobs initiatives
ConnectedPlanet
Although the new jobs initiatives announced this week do not focus directly on broadband, several of them are likely to have a broadband element. These include plans to double of capital for the Small Business Investment Company program (reportedly at
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New broadband network in Prince George’s should propel wind power discussion
Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online
Last week’s account of the groundbreaking for the county’s section of a broadband trunk line points out many benefits from the $145 million project to schools, businesses, underserved communities and the county’s green jobs effort.
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New Program to Help Close ‘Digital Divide’ in Atlanta
Black Voice News
ATLANTA – More than 300000 low-income students will be able to access broadband in their homes through a new program designed to bridge the digital divide between people with access to technology and people without it, officials announced. Gov.
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Kit Carson Co-op fetes Taos broadband, new center
Taosnews.com
17) for a groundbreaking ceremony celebrating Kit Carson Electric Cooperative’s $64 million broadband project as well as a rib complete the move. Download a copy of the letter here. A December 2010 letter addressed to Commissioner Andrew Chávez from
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Augere Brings Broadband to Heart of Africa With Rwandan Expansion
PR Newswire (press release)
Manzurul Alam, CEO of Augere East Africa also commented, "We are delighted to be bringing this new broadband service to Rwanda, and for the opportunity to begin preparations for our launch in Tanzania. I would like to thank the regulators in Uganda,
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Two Iowa Broadband Stimulus Winners Select Calix for Regional Projects
MarketWatch (press release)
Both WCTA and Breda are moving Fiber Forward in their networks, pulling fiber deep into rural communities to bring extremely fast broadband services and new opportunities to their subscribers. In aggregate, these awards amount to nearly $24.9 million
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Deloitte: U.S. Could See $53 Billion in 4G Network Investments by 2016
PR Newswire (press release)
Additional growth could occur as high-tech companies create new mobile broadband products and services, further changing the way people live, work and learn. The Deloitte report, "The Impact of 4G Technology on Commercial Interactions, Economic Growth,
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Blogs 2 new results for new broadband
Macheen’s dreams of a broadband cloud now include Sprint
By Stacey Higginbotham
Macheen, a company that wants to build a broadband cloud that can provide device makers and retailers with connectivity, has signed a deal with Sprint to deliver 3G service in the U.S. It is now working with Dell in the U.S. and Germany. Infrastructures for Innovation See how new technology offerings lower operating costs, higher revenue, and effective and rapid delivery of new offerings to the market. Download it free now! Unified Communications Report Cover
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AT&T Customers Get More Mobile Broadband Coverage in Southfield
By Matt Roush
AT&T Monday announced the activation of three new mobile broadband cell sites in Southfield that will enhance coverage for area residents and businesses.
CBS Detroit
Web 3 new results for new broadband
Broadband could benefit from new Obama rural jobs initiatives
President aims to spur rural small business growth, expand loans for rural healthcare.
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Why is New Zealand Broadband so crap compared to other countries?
I find it quite pathetic how our data caps are some of the lowest in the world and our prices are just ridiculous were literally neighbors to australia and
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Airmar’s new Broadband / CHIRP transducers updated 10/17/11 – The
Airmar has released the first of its new line of CHIRP transducers …the B265 and the R209. These CHIRP transducers are designed for use with the new.
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Google Alert – new broadband

August 16, 2011
News 9 new results for new broadband
Broadband Becoming Cable’s New Anchor Service
TMC Net
By Gary Kim, Contributing Editor Time Warner (News – Alert) Cable CEO Glenn Britt says broadband access, not television, is becoming the cable operator’s “anchor service.” That is a mirror of similar changes at fixed-line telco entities as well,
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Cell C to unveil new broadband pricing
MyBroadband
Cell C not only rolled out a 21Mbps HSPA+ network under Reichelt’s reign at the company, but also shook up the mobile broadband market with aggressively priced broadband packages. It was therefore surprising news when the board of Cell C announced on
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NC broadband initiative kicks off new, $104 million phase
Bizjournals.com
The Golden LEAF Rural Broadband Initiative has launched a $104 million, second phase of its project to increase access to broadband service in North Carolina’s rural communities. The effort kicked off Friday with “virtual ground breaking” events held
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Towerstream to Waive Fees for New Wireless Broadband Customers
MarketWatch (press release)
"One of our most popular subscription options is our Rapid Install Service, guaranteeing customer’s reliable wireless broadband in days instead of weeks. To help alleviate some of the headaches businesses may be feeling due to the strike situation,
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60 new jobs in Wanganui from fast broadband
Wanganui Chronicle
The rural sector had not been forgotten and two meetings were to be held this month at council about the rural broadband initiative. The Government had allocated $300 million towards providing rural broadband across New Zealand, with the service to be
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Wanganui Chronicle
Satellite broadband offering for SA
News24
Johannesburg – SA connectivity technology service provider Maxwell Technology has been appointed to market a new satellite broadband offering in SA. The new product, SkyeMax is powered by SkyeVine, and provides broadband access to the internet via
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New Telecom Services that Capitalize on Broadband Connectivity – Part 3
The Viodi View
By Alan Weissberger The theme of this three part series is to examine potentially new and different telecom services that enable telcos to particpate in the value chain created by broadband Internet access. Pressure is on telcos to build out their
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Construction Of New Broadband Wireless System On Hold
Construction Digital
The US Federal Government vows to keep your GPS safe from a possible interference that could be caused by a new broadband wireless system, which is now under review by federal regulators. This new broadband wireless system being developed by the
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AT&T Expands Mobile Broadband Wireless Capacity in Benton Harbor
MarketWatch (press release)
The company announced today that it has completed a key initiative in its ongoing efforts to enhance the wireless capacity and performance of its mobile broadband network throughout the Benton Harbor area. The network enhancement adds new layers of
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Blogs 3 new results for new broadband
Time Warner Cable’s future is in broadband, not TV — Broadband
By Ryan Lawler
But the gap between TV revenues and broadband revenues continues to narrow, as pay TV subscribers depart and new broadband users join. Time Warner Cable lost 130000 pay TV subscribers in the second quarter, bringing its total down to
GigaOM — Tech News, Analysis…
Cool idea: Communal broadbandBroadband News and Analysis
By Stacey Higginbotham
A Boston company called NetBlazr wants to offer businesses free access to a communal broadband network if a user pays for about $300 in equipment and then turns over the management of that gear to NetBlazr so it can continue building
GigaOM — Tech News, Analysis…
Apparently, small ISPs and rural telcos love Google Apps
By Om Malik
NeoNova Network Services, a Research Triangle Park, N.C.-based managed broadband services company says (pdf link) it has signed-up 16 small/rural telecoms for Google Apps so far this year, and another dozen will sign-up for the platform. These phone companies are based in Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Texas, and Ohio. This isn’t the first time Google Apps has teamed up with a service provider;
GigaOM — Tech News, Analysis…
Web 2 new results for new broadband
New broadband after every disconnection – techPowerUp! Forums
New broadband after every disconnection Networking & Security.
www.techpowerup.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2368447
Towerstream to Waive Fees for New Wireless Broadband Customers
Towerstream to Waive Fees for New Wireless Broadband Customers. Company to Offer Its ‘Rapid Install’ Service Guaranteeing Connectivity Within Days
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Google Alert – new broadband

August 9, 2011
News 10 new results for new broadband
New Group Plans 100000 Broadband-enabled Jobs in US
PCWorld
By Grant Gross, IDG News A group of US businesses has announced a goal of creating 100000 call center jobs in the country over the next two years, using broadband as the supporting infrastructure. Members of the newly announced Jobs4America,
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BSNL in fixed broadband deal with ZTE as new India stats published
Total Telecom
The number of fixed-line telecoms connections in India continues to decline, according to new statistics released on Monday, but incumbent operator BSNL is forging ahead with the rollout of high-speed fixed broadband lines. The state-owned telco has
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Can Ofcom Reduce UK Rural Broadband Prices? New Wheeze Hopes to Spark ISP
Dslreports
by JKukiewicz 12 hours ago tags: dsl · business · bandwidth · world The UK communications regulator – Ofcom – announced one of its sporadic attempts to improve the lot of the UK’s most hard-to-reach broadband users this week.
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New broadband push
Bendigo Advertiser
BENDIGO leaders will continue to lobby authorities to bring new broadband infrastructure to central Victoria. NBN Co, the organisation rolling out the federal government’s national broadband network, this week announced towns surrounding Ballarat as
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FCC releases new consumer tools for broadband
The Wire Report
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Tuesday released new broadband measurement tools for consumers. The tools include a guide to help consumers understand broadband speeds, assess their broadband needs, and choose the right package,
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AT&T Customers Get More Mobile Broadband Coverage in Bucks County
MarketWatch (press release)
5, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced mobile devices and applications, AT&T* today announced the activation of a new mobile broadband cell site in Sellersville that will
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AT&T Continues Its Ongoing Investment in Alabama With Local Wireless Network
MarketWatch (press release)
Install additional new cell sites to improve network coverage. Add spectrum carriers or an extra layer of channels to support more traffic. "A more advanced mobile broadband experience drives economic growth, stimulates jobs and equips Alabama
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Go Long Wireless Introduces Hyper Broadband With MVDDS
PR Newswire (press release)
4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — A pioneering new broadband wireless technology is now on display in Baltimore city, providing 50+ Mbps downstream capability. Go Long Wireless has launched the Baltimore MVDDS pilot to demonstrate how this new "wireless FTTH"
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Comcast adds 144K to bring broadband subs to 17.55 million
Reuters
By Om Malik at GigaOm Comcast says it added 144000 new broadband subscribers during the second quarter of 2011. Thanks to growing demand for higher-speed tiers, the company saw its revenues jump almost 10 percent to $2.2 billion for the quarter.
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VTA expands wireless service in county
Brattleboro Reformer
By CHRIS GAROFOLO / Reformer Staff BRATTLEBORO — Several communities in Windham County will benefit from a new telecommunications agreement to bring expanded broadband to rural neighborhoods by next year. On Monday, the Vermont Telecommunications
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Blogs 4 new results for new broadband
Comcast adds 144K to bring broadband subs to 17.55 million
By Om Malik
Comcast says it added 144000 new broadband subscribers during the second quarter of 2011. Thanks to growing demand for higher-speed tiers, the company saw its revenues jump almost 10 percent to $2.2 billion for the quarter.
GigaOM — Tech News, Analysis…
Go Long Wireless Introduces Hyper Broadband With MVDDS – Press Release
By Go Long Wireless
“MVDDS is about broadband options. With this new wireless approach to broadband, we’re demonstrating how communities all over the country can introduce broadband competition, bring broadband to the unserved and underserved,
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Clearwire’s LTE plans reinvent the mobile operator — Broadband
By Stacey Higginbotham
This isn’t a new field for Clearwire, which has sold wholesale WiMAX access to the cable providers that funded it and to retailers such as Best Buy, but as it moves to LTE and closes down retail locations this wholesale strategy is
GigaOM — Tech News, Analysis…
From Our Corner » Blog Archive » Bringing broadband to a rural library
By Brian Zylstra
The most recent example is the new high-speed broadband Internet connection at the Deming Library, east of Bellingham. The Deming Library is the first of the 101 public libraries and three tribal libraries to be connected thanks to
From Our Corner
Web 4 new results for new broadband
Genachowski Announces 100000 New Broadband-Enabled Jobs | FCC.gov
FCC Chairman Genachowski Announces 100000 New Broadband-Enabled. Call Center Jobs with Business Leaders. Genachowski makes Jeffersonville, Indiana first
www.fcc.gov/…/genachowski-announces-100000-new-broadb…
Documents for new Broadband Connection | Facebook
Documents for new Broadband Connection. Back to Airtel India What are the documents required for a new broadband connection? about a week ago
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FCC Chairman Genachowski Announces 100000 New Broadband-Enabled
new broadband-enabled, call center jobs over the next two years in the U.S., helping to revive some communities hardest hit by the economic downturn.
https://www.fcc.gov/…/fcc-chairman-genachowski-announces-…
New Linksys BEFW11S4 Wireless Router Broadband NIB | eBay
New Linksys BEFW11S4 Wireless Router Broadband NIB Listed for charity. customer product rating 3.74 3.5/5 47 Reviews. Item condition: New. Price: US $17.49
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Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

August 9, 2011
News 1 new result for united states broadband infrastructure
Of Horseshoes, Hand Grenades and Broadband Advertising
TechNewsWorld
Broadband service providers in the United States are celebrating the results of the Federal Communications Commission’s findings on the contentious question of broadband speeds in the country. The FCC has found that actual sustained download speeds are
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Google Alert – new broadband

August 2, 2011
News 9 new results for new broadband
US telecom companies propose new rural broadband plan
Computer Business Review
The AP report said that the new proposal also seeks to overhaul the multibillion-dollar "intercarrier compensation" system. Vice-president of federal regulatory at AT&T Hank Hultquist said, "To truly bring broadband services to all Americans,
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Kiwi Connected: Lessons from the New Zealand Broadband Plan
New America Foundation (blog)
At an event held last week by the Open Technology Initiative, Graham Mitchell, chief executive officer of Crown Fibre Holdings, the government-owned company overseeing New Zealand’s broadband investment, outlined the complex workings of the plan before
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FCC: Broadband Delivers Close to Advertised Speeds
PCWorld
By Grant Gross, IDG News Wired broadband providers in the US deliver speeds that are close to, and sometimes exceed, the service they promise customers, according to a report released Tuesday by the US Federal Communications Commission.
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Universities to bring 1Gbps broadband to local communities
CNET
The hope is that the new infrastructure, which will provide broadband speeds up to 1Gbps to individuals and businesses, will create a hub where cutting-edge start-ups and other businesses will flock to be closer to university researchers and a pool of
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AT&T Expands Mobile Broadband Coverage in Roanoke Area
PR Newswire (press release)
ROANOKE, Va., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced mobile devices and applications, AT&T* today announced the activation of new mobile broadband cell site in Troutville that
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Broadband comparison website launched
MyBroadband
MyBroadband’s Staff Writer is directly plugged into the South African Internet backbone, and spits out press releases and other news as he receives it. … A new broadband comparison website, hosted at BroadbandComparison.co.za, launched today,
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MyBroadband
Is Net neutrality blocking FCC spectrum auctions?
CNET
So far, however, the FCC has only managed to offer mobile broadband providers 25 MHz of additional spectrum. The agency also issued new rules opening the use of so-called "white spaces" between television channels to mobile providers.
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CNET
Communications Systems, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Patapsco Communications
MarketWatch (press release)
President and CEO of Communications Systems, Inc. The addition of Patapsco’s technology to Transition’s portfolio allows the company to offer new and innovative architectures for broadband delivery of both new and legacy services.
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Is Prince George’s becoming a ‘high-tech hotspot’?
Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online
by Daniel Valentine, Staff Writer Prince George’s County leaders say a new federally funded network of broadband Internet lines will upgrade the county’s computers systems, bringing new services, savings and, hopefully, technology jobs.
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Blogs 3 new results for new broadband
In Flex We Trust » Tech Talk News: Phone Companies Present Rural
By YungJB
Tech Talk News: Phone Companies Present Rural Broadband Plan. 07.31.11 | No Comments. WASHINGTON — AT&T Inc., Verizon Communications Inc. and four other telecom companies are offering a proposal to overhaul the $8 billion federal phone
In Flex We Trust
Broadband InfoVision Awards preview – Best New Service » telecoms
By Jamie Beach
Broadband InfoVision Awards preview – Best New Service. July 27, 2011 Written by Jamie Beach. Print; Email. This year’s awards will again take place during a river cruise through Paris on the Bateau Diamant
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FCC: Broadband Delivers Close to Advertised Speeds CIO.com
By Grant Gross
IDG News Service — Wired broadband providers in the U.S. deliver speeds that are close to, and sometimes exceed, the service they promise customers, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.
CIO.com – News
Web 4 new results for new broadband
Gazette.Net: Lawmakers: New broadband network puts Prince George’s
Gazette.Net: Lawmakers: New broadband network puts Prince George’s on the road to becoming a ‘high-tech hotspot’
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Kiwi Connected: Lessons from the New Zealand Broadband Plan
So it goes too with broadband. Although the United States and New Zealand share the goal of bringing 100 megabit-per-second (Mbps) connections to
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New IEEE standard allows for broadband wireless access 100 km from
The IEEE has published the IEEE 802.22 standard to provide broadband access to wide regional areas around the world and bring reliable and secure.
www.kurzweilai.net/new-ieee-standard-allows-for-broadband-…
Phone companies present rural broadband plan – Yahoo! News
Read ‘Phone companies present rural broadband plan’ on Yahoo! News. AT&T Inc., Verizon Communications Inc. and four other telecom companies are offering a
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Google Alert – united states broadband infrastructure

August 2, 2011
News 3 new results for united states broadband infrastructure
CenturyLink focus is on fiber network
Arizona Republic
A: We definitely plan to focus on improving and expanding broadband services in all of our service areas, enabling us to increase our deployment of IP (Internet Protocol) products and services to business customers, expand broadband availability and
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Charles Clouse: AT&T, T-Mobile merger good for business, Valley
Visalia Times-Delta
But it’s not just economic development that we would see as a result of the merger — the expansion of broadband coverage would also improve the quality of life for all of us. Access to broadband Internet service would provide previously uncovered or
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Desperate Attempts to Drag the USA Into the Digital Economy
CircleID
By Paul Budde In the USA an interesting initiative has been taken by a number of leaders in the telco industry who are frustrated with the inability of the country to start building the high-speed broadband infrastructure that is needed for the
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Web 1 new result for united states broadband infrastructure
U.S. Universities Prodding Private Sector To Build Ultra High
As TPM recently noted, the U.S. is lagging behind China, Japan and South Korea way to push the United States forward with its broadband infrastructure.
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