News tagged with high speed internet access

First 'white space' devices about to debut

(PhysOrg.com) -- Google, and eight other already approved companies are likely to soon be joined by Microsoft as they all take a giant leap into the great "white space" unknown. Because bandwidth for computing devices has ...

May 25, 2011 report
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Obama promotes plan for near universal wireless

(AP) -- Saying tomorrow's economy can't thrive on yesterday's infrastructure, President Barack Obama on Thursday promoted his five-year plan to lure new industries and jobs to the U.S. by expanding high-speed ...

Feb 10, 2011
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Alcatel-Lucent announces Internet contract in China

French-US telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent said on Wednesday it had been chosen by mobile operators China Mobile and China Telecom to install a fiber optic network in China enabling high-speed Internet ...

Jul 21, 2010
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Providing Access to the Web is Not Enough

(PhysOrg.com) -- Even among college freshmen and digital natives -- those young adults who grew up with the Internet -- higher-level Internet skills and more sophisticated Internet usage still strongly correspond to socioeconomic ...

Mar 30, 2010
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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 ...

Mar 22, 2010
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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.

Jan 04, 2010
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Spotify launches on Apple's iPhone

Spotify, the Swedish music streaming website, on Monday announced the launch of its software on Apple's iPhone, the best-selling handset that features high speed internet access.

Sep 07, 2009
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