News tagged with broadband service provider

China broadband to get faster, cheaper

Two government-owned Chinese telecom firms said Friday they would raise the speed of their broadband services while lowering their costs over the next five years, state-run media reported.

Dec 02, 2011
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Senate rejects GOP bid to overturn Internet rules

Senate Democrats on Thursday turned back a Republican attempt to repeal federal rules designed to prevent Internet service providers from discriminating against those who send content and other services over their networks.

Nov 10, 2011
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'Evil' Australian hacker faces 49 charges

A man who used the online nickname "Evil" has been charged with hacking attacks that police Wednesday alleged could have caused considerable damage to Australias national infrastructure.

Jul 27, 2011
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Comcast 1Q earnings climb 9 pct to beat Street

(AP) -- Comcast Corp., the country's largest cable TV company, on Tuesday said earnings exceeded estimates for the first quarter, helped by healthy results both in its cable operations and the newly acquired ...

May 04, 2011
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New broadband map has flaws

The federal government last week finally released a national map of broadband services, but it leaves a lot to be desired.

Feb 24, 2011
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Broadband picture may not be so bleak

In March, the Federal Communications Commission released its National Broadband Plan, in which it reported that “the actual download speed experienced on broadband connections in American households is approximately ...

Jul 16, 2010
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Fiber-optic speeds achieved over copper lines

(PhysOrg.com) -- Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent's research arm, has demonstrated industry record broadband download speeds of up to 300 Megabits per second using two traditional twisted pair copper telephone lines. ...

Apr 28, 2010 report
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'Three strikes' for the Web

Faced with a pandemic of online piracy, Hollywood studios and the major record labels have pressed governments around the world to make it easier for them to enforce their copyrights. In particular, they've tried to shift ...

Apr 15, 2010
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Cloud computing gathers steam with mobile devices

The outlook for the wireless industry is getting cloudier. Consumers have tapped into cloud computing technology for years: sending messages via Hotmail, uploading photos to Facebook or editing a spreadsheet on Google Docs ...

Sep 30, 2009
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