News tagged with broadband connections

Obama administration seeks more wireless spectrum

(AP) -- The Obama administration is calling on federal regulators to make more radio spectrum available for wireless Internet services to compete with broadband plans provided by the major phone and cable companies.

dateJan 04, 2010 in Telecom
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Google executive running for Vermont governor post

(AP) -- Internet search giant Google is based in Silicon Valley, yet it runs its community affairs operation out of a former bread factory in an old New England railroad town, hard by the confluence of the ...

dateJan 02, 2010 in Business
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Survey: Internet use grows fast among Latinos

(AP) -- Latino adults are increasing their use of the Internet faster than other ethnic groups, according to a new survey from the Pew Hispanic Center and the Pew Internet and American Life Project.

dateDec 22, 2009 in Internet
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Global broadband quality improves but UK is lagging

(PhysOrg.com) -- A global survey reveals that 62 out of 66 countries analysed had improved their speed of broadband connections since last year, with South Korea coming top of the Broadband Quality Study 2009.

dateOct 05, 2009 in Telecom
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Australia embarks on great broadband adventure

From snowy mountains and sun-baked deserts to the steamy tropical north, Australia has begun wiring its vast expanse with a high-tech broadband network in a giant project being closely followed abroad.

dateSep 27, 2009 in Telecom
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China web users 'outnumber US population'

The number of Internet users in China is now greater than the entire population of the United States, after rising to 338 million by the end of June, state media reported Sunday.

dateJul 26, 2009 in Internet
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Frontier to buy rural Verizon lines for $5.3B

(AP) -- Verizon Communications Inc. said Wednesday it reached a deal to sell scattered phone service areas outside its main Northeastern and Californian territories for $5.3 billion in stock.

dateMay 13, 2009 in Telecom
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Enhanced learning with interactive courses for TV

(PhysOrg.com) -- Providing educators with the tools to create interactive TV courses will expand their ability to reach audiences in their homes and help them learn new skills, according to European researchers.

dateApr 29, 2009 in Other
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