News tagged with broadband connections

FCC seeks input on rules for online services

(AP) -- Federal regulators are seeking public input on what rules should apply to wireless Internet access and specialized services that aren't part of the Internet but are delivered over wired broadband connections.

dateSep 01, 2010 in Telecom
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Israel sets sights on next-generation Internet

(AP) -- Israel is often referred to as "Startup Nation," thanks to its long history of high-tech breakthroughs produced by scrappy little companies. But in one critical area, the speed of Internet connections, ...

dateJan 26, 2012 in Telecom
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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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Competition missing from broadband plan, some say

(AP) -- The sweeping national broadband plan that federal regulators delivered to Congress last week doesn't go far enough to satisfy some experts who warn that the United States would still trail other industrialized ...

dateMar 22, 2010 in Telecom
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Brussels prods Europe to invest in broadband

The EU executive Monday urged Europe's largest telecoms operators to invest in high-speed broadband as it launched a review into the price of access to smaller alternative operators.

dateOct 03, 2011 in Telecom
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More Aussies online, but digital divide remains

Five out of every six Australians are now online and regard the internet as a central part of their lives – but people who don't have access are at a deepening disadvantage as the digital gap widens, researchers have warned.

dateSep 10, 2012 in Internet
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A new space race is on to bring the internet to the whole world

The race is on to get billions of people connected to the internet via a global network of satellites. Europe's Airbus announced this week that it is to design and build up to 900 satellites for the privately owned OneWeb Ltd, which includes Richard Branson as a board member ...

dateJun 18, 2015 in Telecom
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Luxembourg shows 'bigger is not always better'

Sometimes good things come in small packages and this is indeed true of Luxembourg when it comes to information and communication technologies (ICT). Take the example of broadband rollout. Being a small country ...

dateApr 19, 2013 in Telecom
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