Broadband Internet Information

Broadband - Will it Affect Your Online Marketing Future?


The coming age of general Broadband use bearing down upon us, minute by minute, is going to leave many changes in its wake. Some will be welcome; others will demand all we can do, just to keep up!

A Cheap Alternative To Broadband?


Are you a dial-up user looking for a faster connection, but don't like Broadband prices? If so, you should take a look at a new service called OnSpeed, which has received rave reviews in Internet technology publications.

Ka Band -Affordable Satellite Internet On The Way!


Ka Band VSAT* satellite internet technology has enormous possibilities for telecommuters, rural locations and eventually for Motor Home users around the U.S. - if it works! Ka Band satellite internet is an all new approach to sending and receiving internet traffic from space (satellites used for internet are at least 23,000 miles from Earth). *Very small aperture terminal.

DSL Internet is a Simple and Easy Way to Get Fast Internet Service


DSL ? which stands for Digital Subscriber Line ? is a great way to get high-speed internet service, without having to get a cable modem, or live in an area that has cable lines. DSL providers have very fast and comparatively cheap internet connectivity.

The Coming Television Revolution


The revolution is just getting started and will be begin to make its mark this year. By 2010, it will begin to take off. By 2025, it will be the standard for all TV viewing. It's called Internet Protocol Television, or IPTV for short. IPTV works with a set-top box connected to any broadband interface and to a TV. It will allow users to choose among thousands (and eventually hundreds of thousands) of hours of programming, including movies, sports, classic TV, etc., and download their selections from the internet to the hard drive of the set-top box.

Wi-Fi Hotspot Security


You've set up your Boingo account, you're hanging out at the Home Turf sports bar in LAX and you figure you'll do a little business or check your e-mail while sipping a Chardonnay. Well, that's the point of Wi-Fi hotspots; being able to take care of a few things while in a relaxing atmosphere.

Broadband is State-of-the-Art Internet Access: How Can a Broadband Cable Benefit You?


We are now well ensconced in a time when the Web is riddled with graphics, animations, sounds, and videos, bringing about a necessity for superior internet access such as that which broadband can provide. The fact is that anything less than the speed supplied by a broadband cable has become inadequate for today?s Web users.

Remotely Connecting by Satellite To the Hospital - 2005


Hospital?s and the Medical Professionals associated with them across America have discovered during the last few years that a great deal of efficiency can be accomplished by utilizing the World Wide Web to connect Doctors, Surgeons, Medical Transcribers and remote or mobile Clinics together. A specialist can instantly review an X-Ray or medical chart half way around the world or from a very remote area. Although most of this connectivity is accomplished utilizing high speed terrestrial internet connections like a T1, Cable or DSL connections, there are many areas in the U.S. where this type of internet connection isn?t available.

Time to Redefine Telecom


Telecommunication, according to Wikipedia, is the extension of communication over a distance. In practice, it also recognizes that something may be lost in the process; hence the term 'telecommunication' covers all forms of distance and/or conversion of the original communications, including radio, telegraphy, television, telephony, data communication and computer networking.

What are Your Internet Connection Solutions?


Of primary concern to all internet users is their actual connection to the internet.

3 Tips to Fix Unreliable Wireless Connections


Generally speaking, wireless computer connections are reliable. However, nothing is perfect, and sometimes you may lose your connection or experience a weak signal. There are many factors that impact the reliability of your wireless connection.

Why You Should Switch To A Fast Internet Connection


With high-speed Internet access becoming available in more and more areas, perhaps it is now available in your neck of the woods. If it is, you might be wondering if it makes sense to upgrade from dialup. For most people, the answer is probably yes! Here are a few reasons why:

Business Satellite Internet Products Compared - 2005


There are a number of options available for Business Class Satellite Internet connectivity in the U.S. today. New offerings seem to launch every week in 2005 and it is becoming a bit confusing for the business owner who can?t obtain traditional high speed internet or can?t afford the expense of running a T1 line to a location off the beaten path. I?ve outlined below several options for business with the positive aspects as well as negative where applicable. Each company and heavy individual user has different needs, so no one platform is a ?one size fits all?. I will outline them and you decide:

Google Brings Millions of Hard-to-Find Library Books to Your Fingertips


Millions of hard-to-find books from five major libraries will soon be a lot easier to access: Google has made plans to scan and digitize them, making the books available on their widely used Internet search engine.

Wifi Hotspot Locations for Sale..is that a Good Thing?


Recent companies have been advertising wifi hotspot locations that are 'turnkey' (they can run themselves), and only cost between $13,000 and $20,000 to start. Is that good?

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Internet intrigue: Blitz of lobbyists, consultants worked behind scenes before broadband vote  Tallahassee.com

When talk of a city-owned broadband internet utility surfaced at the same time an out-of-town fiber-optic firm eyed Tallahassee as a potential new market, ...


Amazon wants to launch thousands of satellites so it can offer broadband internet from space  CNBC

Amazon is planning to build a network of more than 3000 satellites, federal filings reveal, in an ambitious attempt to provide global internet access.


Our View: Internet customers should own their privacy  Press Herald

A person's internet activity – the websites they visit, the apps they use, the places they carry their phone – should be their own property. They can give it away for ...


Internet upgrades welcome | News, Sports, Jobs  Altoona Mirror

President Donald Trump revealed two pieces of big news earlier this month — one of them of enormous importance to millions of Americans who do not yet ...


Rural broadband infrastructure key for Northern Tier | News, Sports, Jobs  Williamsport Sun-Gazette

Infrastructure improvements used to be code language for work needed on streets and highways and modernization of water and sewer capabilities. It still stand.


Rural broadband internet bill heads to Washington governor  Lewiston Morning Tribune

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's program to help rural underserved communities get access to high-speed internet received nearly unanimous support from the ...


Charter proposes broadband expansion in settlement with NY state  The Livingston County News

ALBANY – Charter Communications Inc. will expand broadband Internet access to Upstate New York by October 2021 under a tentative deal with New York ...


Broadband internet access scarce in Pennsylvania rural areas  Centre Daily Times

Rural areas of Pennsylvania have limited high speed internet access. Rural residents describe their struggles with limited broadband and how many areas of ...


White House pushes 5G rollout, rural broadband internet access  CNBC

President Donald Trump is set to hold a White House event on Friday with the country's top communications regulator on next-generation 5G wireless networks ...


Broadband Service to Connect Internet Users in Penns Valley -  State College News

In a move that will provide needed broadband internet access to parts of Penns Valley, Centre County will enter into a contract with Centre WISP Venture ...


Kinzinger bill on broadband internet regulation voted down  The Herald-News

Democrats in the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce voted down a bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Channahon, which would ...


The FCC Plans Spend $20.4 Billion To Expand Broadband Internet to 4 Million Rural Americans  Cord Cutters News, LLC

Today the FCC announced plans to spend $20.4 billion on efforts to bring broadband to 4 million rural American homes. To do this the FCC is creating a new ...


Charter Agrees to Expand Rural Broadband Under Deal With NY  WWNY TV 7

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Charter Communications will expand broadband internet access upstate under a tentative deal with New York regulators.


Arkansas Will Allow Municipal Broadband After All  CityLab

Eight years after banning cities and towns from building high-speed internet networks, state lawmakers unanimously reversed course. Will more red states ...


Blunt calls for Missouri PDMP bill, emphasizes importance of broadband  News-Press Now

(Jefferson City) -- Missouri's senior senator addressed the opioid epidemic, rural broadband, the growing economy and a large Poplar Bluff manufacturer during ...


Big Telecom Is Killing Your Rights To Municipal Internet Service In 26 States  Hot Hardware

High-speed internet and robust infrastructure is often the life blood of growing communities looking to attract high tech business and satisfy citizens. In most ...


Bolivian Space Agency takes broadband internet to new heights  Space Daily

Newtec, a specialist in the design, development and manufacture of equipment for satellite communications, has announced that it has deployed a Newtec ...


Microsoft Claims Nearly Half of People in the U.S. Don't Use the Internet at Broadband Speeds  Gizmodo

Tomorrow the Senate Commerce Committee will hold a hearing to better examine the state of broadband maps in the U.S. These maps currently suggest just 25 ...


More children for the highly educated: Broadband Internet creates a digital fertility divide  Phys.Org

Access to broadband internet has a positive effect on fertility, overall life satisfaction and time spent with children. Since this effect is largely driven by ...


Portman: Broadband Key to Economic Development  businessjournaldaily.com

By U.S. Sen. Rob Portman. Over the last two years, Congress has put in place pro-growth policies that are growing our economy, creating jobs and raising ...


Access To Broadband Internet In Rural Ohio  WOSU

High-speed internet has become as valued a utility in the U.S. as our sewage systems, electricity grid, and highways. But nearly one-third of Ohioans.


Small Broadband Companies Bring Internet Access To Rural NC  WUNC

Eastern Carolina Broadband sets up internet transmission equipment just about wherever they can in rural areas, from water towers, to grain elevators, even at ...


Grants to fund broadband internet projects throughout state  The Daily Progress

Gov. Ralph Northam announced Friday over $4.9 million in grants through the Virginia Telecommunication Initiative for 11 projects throughout Virginia.


It's time to bring broadband internet access to rural residents | News, Sports, Jobs  Lewistown Sentinel

President Donald Trump revealed two pieces of big news Friday — one of them of enormous importance to millions of Americans who do not yet enjoy ...


Small business owner talks about broadband internet service in rural Snyder County  Sunbury Daily Item

SELINSGROVE — The property of EntoGuard Termite & Pest Control in rural Snyder County ne… +2. Quest for high-speed internet: Fiber optic close but out of ...


Bossier Parish leaders working towards securing broadband internet for rural areas  Bossier Press-Tribune Online

By Stacey Tinsley, stinsley@bossierpress.com. Access to affordable high-speed internet is essential for rural communities to compete in today's economy and ...


Broadband internet access could soon come to rural Berrien County  WSBT-TV

Broadband internet access could soon be coming to rural Berrien County. The Berrien County Board of Commissioners now approving a resolution in support ...


Big gaps in broadband Internet service  Bennington Banner

MANCHESTER — Manchester Center has among the state's best broadband coverage and fastest download speeds even while some communities are still ...


US farms struggle with lack of broadband internet access  McClatchy Washington Bureau

Nearly a third of US farmers don't have broadband access. Technological advances in self-driving tractors, drone sensors and robotic machinery are leaving ...


Wiregrass Electric Cooperative collecting internet speed data from customers with hope of improving broadband access  Dothan Eagle

A quick visit from Wiregrass Electric Cooperative members to a website could eventually result in better broadband internet access in the area.


Why it's so hard for some Americans to get high-speed internet  Yahoo Finance

Many Americans outside of cities can't get access to high-speed internet.


Boothbay proceeds with broadband internet survey  Boothbay Register

A consultant is ready to begin his survey of local broadband internet access in Boothbay. On March 27, OmniHeliois owner Tom Myette told selectmen his ...


NRV seeking proposals for broadband internet  WSLS 10

Montgomery County and the City of Radford want to connect residents in rural areas to better internet. The two localities are launching a broadband plan.


Local News City of Tallahassee launches broadband internet study Valerie Mills 4:34 AM, Mar 28  WTXL ABC 27

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — High-speed internet it's something many of us use daily while others don't even have access to it. On Wednesday evening ...


Healthy competition for broadband Internet providers throughout Burnett County  Burnett County Sentinel

As the internet becomes more embedded in all of our lives, access to and reliability of broadband internet services have become more important to everyone.


Broadband companies and government to hold talks over new Google Chrome  The Drum

Google's encrypted version of its Chrome browser has sparked concern among a number of internet safety watchdogs and intelligence agencies who fear the ...


Commission negates municipal broadband study, forms working group to study internet access  Tallahassee.com

Instead of doing a contracted feasibility study, it will take at least 6 months for staff to analyze the status of high-speed internet in Tallahassee.


More children for the high educated: Broadband Internet creates a digital fertility divide  EurekAlert

Access to broadband Internet has a positive effect on fertility, overall life satisfaction and time spent with children. Since this effect is largely driven by ...


New pilot program could improve broadband internet in rural Southwest Virginia  WCYB

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Va-- A new pilot program could change internet *service* for many in rural Southwest Virginia. Adventure Mendota is a thriving tourist ...


Affordable, Reliable Broadband Key to Economic Development & Job Creation  Portsmouth Daily Times

Over the last two years, Congress has put in place pro-growth policies that are growing our economy, creating jobs and raising wages for families across Oh.


SC House passes bill to expand high-speed internet access in rural areas that need it  Rock Hill Herald

South Carolina House lawmakers overwhelmingly approved a bill that would provide state grants to help pay for the cost to expand broadband internet access in ...


Bill would expand broadband internet access grants | News  Times Daily

MONTGOMERY — Last year, the state enacted a program to expand access to broadband internet in rural Alabama. Now, lawmakers say they need to "iron out" ...


Microsoft calls out U.S. government for bad mapping of broadband data access  Digital Trends

The FCC currently holds that only 25 million Americans don't have access to broadband internet, but Microsoft is challenging the number. Microsoft is claiming ...


Voter turnout, broadband Internet updates provided at county commission meeting  The Marshall Democrat-News

During a Saline County Commission meeting this morning, April 2, County Clerk Debbie Russell provided an update on voter turnout. Fourteen precincts are ...


April 30 special election: 64th Assembly District candidate Q&A  Journal Times

RACINE COUNTY — Republican Mark Stalker faces Democrat Thaddeus "Tip" McGuire in the special 64th Assembly district election April 30 for the vacant seat ...


Bipartisan bill would increase broadband access  Smart Cities Dive

Legislators in Congress have brought back a bipartisan bill designed to increase access to broadband internet in underserved areas by streamlining the process ...


SpaceX Backtracking On Satellite Internet Puts Future Profits In Doubt  Seeking Alpha

SpaceX is headed to capital markets again, this time seeking $500 million in equity funding. While the company's rocket launches garner headlines, low margins ...


With billions to spend, feds unsure who lacks broadband  The Associated Press

There is a way around the notoriously sluggish internet in West Virginia. You just need a car and some time. Kelly Povroznik can tell you, when she happens to ...


Amy Klobuchar makes broadband access a key component of presidential bid  TechCrunch

In a new Medium post this morning, 2020 presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar outlined her plans for infrastructure spending, which she says will be “her top ...


Look What the Streaming TV Revolution Did to Your Cable Box  The Wall Street Journal

In this streaming-dominated world, every set of shows we want to watch comes with its own app, password and ever-increasing monthly fee. Big Cable is making ...


Quest for high-speed internet: Fiber optic close but out of reach for Valley business  Sunbury Daily Item

LEWISBURG — It is approximately 55 steps from the front door of CVC Mechanical Contractors Inc., across the parking lot, to the nearest *service* pole.


Firefly broadband internet service arrives | News  Times Virginian

Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC) hosted a celebratory event to highlight the launch of their new *service* — Firefly Fiber Broadband — Central ...


Lawmakers urge focus on rural broadband funding  Feedstuffs

Amendment would require SEC update maps on where there is broadband connectivity.


New vote on municipal broadband requested as provider explores expansion in Tallahassee  Tallahassee.com

A push for the city to get into the broadband Internet business appears effectively dead, with Commissioner Elaine Bryant saying she is not for it.


Syracuse's digital crisis: 1 out of 4 homes doesn't have internet  syracuse.com

The digital divide in Syracuse is among the worst in the nation.


Analyzing the Republican net neutrality bills  American Enterprise Institute

View related *content*: Technology and Innovation, Telecommunications. House Democrats made waves last week by passing the Save the Internet Act, which ...


T-Mobile Takes Its First Step to Disrupt the Cable Industry  The Motley Fool

The wireless carrier launches its home internet pilot.


House to Debate Save the Internet Act Tuesday  Broadcasting & Cable

The House was preparing to begin debate Tuesday (April 9) on the Save the Internet Act, the Democrat-backed bill that would restore net neutrality regulations ...


Report: 26 States Now Ban or Restrict Community Broadband  Motherboard

A new report has found that 26 states now either restrict or outright prohibit towns and cities from building their own broadband networks. Quite often the laws are ...


Why there aren't more alternatives to big-company broadband  Fast Company

Muncipal broadband and multiple ISP options are great ideas–unless you're a giant telecommunications company with an entrenched monopoly.


Roundtable tackles business, rural broadband | News, Sports, Jobs  Williamsport Sun-Gazette

WELLSBORO — Tioga County employers, educators and elected officials met with state representatives in a roundtable to discuss infrastructural improvements ...


Athens gets grant help for free downtown Wi-Fi  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Athens, Tennessee, is getting free public Wi-Fi in its downtown area thanks to an Appalachian Regional Commission grant and local matching funds.


House passes broadband expansion package to encourage local buildout  vtdigger.org

Rep. Timothy Briglin, D-Thetford, chair of the House Committee on Energy and Technology, center right. Photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger. In what would be the ...


Will Google’s Stadia console kill mobile games?  VentureBeat

Last month at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Google announced the launch of Stadia, a streaming *service* that removes consoles and ...


Broadband internet coming to Vonore area | News  Advocateanddemocrat

Proving that an old-fashioned letter writing campaign can still work, TDS Telecom (Tellico Telephone Company) announced last week that it has plans to install ...


FTC orders broadband providers like Comcast to detail data collection practices  Philly.com

The Federal Trade Commission said it issued the orders Tuesday to examine the privacy policies of Internet *service* providers. The agency's study comes amid ...


Federal Broadband Policy Update  Benton Foundation

Analysis of top communications policy stories of the week. Significant broadband policy continues to take shape: the Save the Internet Act advanced to the full ...


Port unveils plan to tackle internet ‘dead zones’ in rural parts of Whatcom County  Bellingham Herald

Logging on the internet remains a difficult, expensive deal for some rural parts of Whatcom County, but the Port of Bellingham is hoping to change that. The Port ...


Lockheed Martin joins the discussion about cloud computing services in space  GeekWire

One of the presentations planned for Amazon's re:MARS conference in June suggests that Lockheed Martin is putting serious thought into the idea of ...


Vermont House Overwhelmingly Advances Broadband Bill Funding Community Models  Vermont Public Radio

The Vermont House on Tuesday overwhelmingly backed a bill designed to spread broadband internet throughout rural parts of the state.


5G technology is coming to rural America  The New Food Economy

The FCC just announced a $20 billion plan to bring high-speed mobile access to remote parts of the country—but will it work?


Built With Federal Funding, VTel's Broadband Wireless Service Failed To Fully Deliver  Vermont Public Radio

Tens of millions of taxpayer dollars have gone toward bringing high-speed internet to the small towns and backroads of Vermont. But one project, a wireless.


Senator Murray, Senate Democrats Introduce New Legislation to Tackle Nationwide Digital Equity Gap  Monroe Monitor

Led by Senator Murray, Senate Democrats introduced the Digital Equity Act of 2019 to help close the digital divide impacting communities across the nation.


EDA requests help with broadband project – The Claxton Enterprise  Claxton Enterprise

“In today's information-driven global economy, e-connectivity is not simply an amenity – it has become essential. E-connectivity, or electronic connectivity, ...


What is 5G and what’s the process for bringing faster internet to the Tri-State?  Evansville Courier & Press

Vanderburgh County Commissioners and City Council will vote on an amendment vital to 5G infrastructure. But that's only part of the process.


Sen. Van Hollen talks community environmental issues | Local  The Star Democrat

TAYLORS ISLAND — Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., sat down with community leaders of Dorchester County and Taylors Island residents to discuss impending ...


GJ should be proud, governor says  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Gov. Jared Polis praised Mesa County's economic growth to a ballroom full of local business owners and community leaders at the Grand Junction Economic ...


Need for technicians complicates broadband efforts  Richmond-News

Efforts to extend broadband internet services to northern Wisconsin face challenges, beyond the task of installing the fiber optic and other infrastructure ...


Amazon to launch 3,236 satellites to provide broadband internet access  Aerospace Technology

Amazon is reportedly planning to launch thousands of satellites in low Earth orbit to provide broadband internet access around the globe.


Union/Snyder broadband study underway | Local News  Milton Daily Standard

LEWISBURG — First steps were recently taken toward improving broadband internet *service* in rural parts of Union and Snyder counties.


For Tacoma, Broadband Competition is Just a Click! Away  Benton Foundation

Tacoma, Washington's Click! network delivers broadband competition.


Rural East Texas libraries fill void for residents without broadband  Longview News-Journal

GILMER — Staff at the Upshur County Library are accustomed to visitors from outside Gilmer — or from anywhere — using the library's ETEX Communications ...


FCC must update how it gathers data on broadband access  Biloxi Sun Herald

According to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 72 percent of Mississippians have access to broadband. After a month on the road visiting 27 ...


Northern Michigan University helps hook up remote U.P. areas to internet  The Detroit News

The Educational Access Network, spearheaded by Northern Michigan University, is providing Internet *service* as part of an educational initiative.


Chamber looks into bringing fiber optic internet to Grinnell |  Scarlet and Black

By Zoe Fruchter fruchter@grinnell.edu. It looks as though the days of buffering videos, dropped credit card transactions and endless spinning wheels may be no ...


High speed internet has led to higher fertility rates for educated women • Earth.com  Earth.com

Researchers have found that broadband internet has a positive effect on fertility, time spent with children, and overall life satisfaction.


Bowen Island Residents Get the Superior Connectivity They Deserve With Growth of Shaw's Broadband Network  GlobeNewswire

Shaw's network expansion gives residents access to Shaw's fastest internet speeds and new BlueCurve technology. Shaw is the only provider offering fast ...


Editorial: Who should do the work of expanding broadband access?  Buffalo News

Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz is on to something. Whether he has lighted on the best solution, we're not sure, but this much is plain: Access to ...


Privacy protections strengthen the internet — Contributors — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

The issues are complex and require a comprehensive approach.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News.


Prioritizing All Types of State Infrastructure  Clinton county leader

This year, the governor and members of the Missouri General Assembly are taking a hard look at our state's many infrastructure needs, whether that be ...


The top 5 best broadband deals to grab this Easter - from UK's cheapest to fast fibre  TechRadar

You know the score - it's an Easter article. So you'll be expecting a choc-load of egg-based puns and maybe even some ill-judged allusions to things rising from ...


North Carolina Legislation Would Leverage Co-ops to Expand Broadband  Nonprofit Quarterly

In North Carolina, following on the heels of legislation passed in Mississippi earlier this year, 34 state legislators have cosponsored a bill that would enable the ...


Fauquier High sophomore a rural broadband advocate  Fauquier Now

If you live in Warrenton or right in the center of Marshall, you don't have a huge problem with Internet access. But, once you get out to Hume, Delaplane, ...


Indiana County's population slide continues | News  Indiana Gazette

Indiana County's downward population trend reflects that of much of Pennsylvania, according to figures made available this week by the U.S. Bureau of the ...


The next clash of Silicon Valley titans will take place in space  Digital Trends

By launching their own attempts to bring internet access to every last person on Earth, tech giants from Amazon to Facebook have a major new mission. It's also ...


Democrats Try To Set Themselves Apart In Louisville Gubernatorial Forum  89.3 WFPL News Louisville

Candidates differed only slightly in their stances on many issues, including preserving Medicaid expansion and shoring up public education.


Viasat, Ruralweb enter distribution partnership to bring broadband internet to Brazil  Telecompaper

Viasat announced its first Brazilian wholesale distribution partner, Ruralweb, a Brazilian-licensed company offering satellite services since 2003. Through the ...


Axios Space - April 16, 2019  Axios

Greetings, and welcome to Axios Space. Please send your scoops, tips, questions and alien abduction stories to miriam.kramer@axios.com, or just reply to this ...


HughesNet Begins Offering Satellite Broadband Through CAF, NY Broadband Program  Telecompetitor

HughesNet began offering satellite broadband *service* through the New NY Broadband program, which receives federal funding from the Connect America Fund ...


Mississippi Legislature session just ended. Here's 7 things you and your family should know.  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi's Legislature has ended the 2019 session. Here's seven things you might have missed.





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