News tagged with broadband service provider

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. ...

dateApr 28, 2010 in Telecom report
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Google's call for open Internet hedged in its own rules

When Google was just a mighty search engine, the company championed an open, unfettered Internet. Now that it's selling ultra-fast broadband Internet and TV service in Kansas City, Mo., with plans to repeat the service elsewhere, ...

dateAug 02, 2013 in Internet
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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 ...

dateApr 15, 2010 in Internet
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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 ...

dateSep 30, 2009 in Internet
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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.

dateNov 10, 2011 in Telecom
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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 ...

dateJul 16, 2010 in Telecom
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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.

dateDec 02, 2011 in Telecom
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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.

dateFeb 24, 2011 in Telecom
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