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Trai to soon mandate minimum mobile Internet speed
Connection Speed / NDTV / 4/23/14
Trai to soon mandate minimum mobile Internet speed. Press Trust of India, April 23, 2014. Tweet. couple-mobile_635.jpg. Soon consumers will have clarity and ... Telecom operators have reported to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India that minimum download speed delivered on their most high speed 3G service is in the range of 399Kbps (less than minimum broadband speed is 512Kbps) to 2.48Mbps. The regulator is of the view that the minimum download speed for 3G and CDMA EVDO service should be 1 ...

S. Korea still leads global internet speed rankings - survey
Connection Speed / Telecompaper (subscription) / 4/23/14
Japan came in second with an average internet speed of 12.8 Mbps in the fourth quarter, followed by the Netherlands, Hong Kong and Switzerland, with 12.4 Mbps, 12.2 Mbps and 12.0 Mbps respectively. The US came in tenth, with an average speed of 10 ...

AT&T eyes high-speed Internet in 100 cities
Connection Speed / CNN / 4/23/14
(CNN) -- AT&T has announced a plan that could see high-speed fiber Internet networks rolled out in as many as 100 cities in 21 metro regions throughout the United States. It's a move that puts the telecommunications company in a head-to-head battle with ...

Trai To Soon Mandate Minimum Wireless Internet Speed
Connection Speed / Businessworld / 4/23/14
Trai To Soon Mandate Minimum Wireless Internet Speed ... will have clarity and assurance on the minimum download speed they would get from their telecom operator, be it 2G or 3G services, as telecom regulator Trai is gearing up to mandate mobile services companies to ensure details in this regard under quality of service rules. ... The authority after examining the issue felt that there is now a need to mandate the 'minimum download speed' for the wireless data services," Trai said in its latest consultation process.

TRAI to set 'minimum download speed' for mobile Internet
Connection Speed / Digit / 4/23/14
Thanks to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), you may no longer have to grapple with the slower Internet speed on your mobile phone. ... In a release, the regulator says the consultation paper on amendment to “The Standards of Quality of Service for Wireless Data Services Regulations, 2012” aims to examine the benchmark for “minimum download speed” being offered through various technologies, so that the minimum download speeds are transparently made available to the consumers.

Telcos open to probe on slow Internet service
Connection Speed / Business Mirror / 4/23/14
The senator said the probe would enlighten the country if Filipinos get a value-for-money Internet connection service just like their Asean counterparts. “There are constant complaints about the providers' failure to deliver on its promised connection speed, ...

TRAI to soon mandate telecoms to specify minimum wireless internet speed
Connection Speed / Firstpost / 4/23/14
TRAI to soon mandate telecoms to specify minimum wireless internet speed. #India telecom · TRAI to soon mandate telecoms to specify minimum wireless internet speed ... Telecom operators have reported to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India that minimum download speed delivered on their most high speed 3G service is in the range of 399 kbps (less than minimum broadband speed is 512 kbps) to 2.48 mbps. The regulator is of the view that the minimum download speed for 3G and CDMA EVDO service ...

Trai to soon fix minimum internet speed for mobiles
Connection Speed / Times of India / 4/23/14
NEW DELHI: Sick of dead slow internet connection on mobile? Relief is on the way as ... The regulator is of the view that the minimum download speed for 3G and CDMA EVDO service should be 1 megabit per second with 95% success rate. For GSM and ...

Trai paper on fixing minimum internet speed for mobiles
Connection Speed / Economic Times / 4/23/14
NEW DELHI: Sick of dead slow internet connection on mobile? Relief is on the way ... The regulator is of the view that the minimum download speed for 3G and CDMA EVDO service should be 1 megabit per second with 95 per cent success rate. For GSM and ...

TRAI To Decide Minimum Internet Download Speed On Mobile by May 12
Connection Speed / Gizbot / 4/23/14
The smartphone business is nothing without the internet connection. Thus telecom service providers have been bringing as much data services as possible for the handheld devices. While the 4G network has already started being employed by most of the ...

Improved High-Speed Internet Now Available In Ottawa Valley South
Connection Speed / DigitalJournal.com / 4/22/14
KEMPTVILLE, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 22, 2014) - Residents and businesses in Ottawa Valley South are celebrating the news today that improved access to wireless high-speed Internet service is now available in their area. The reach and speed of ...

(UPDATE) Senator seeks investigation into Internet service
Connection Speed / Philippine Star / 4/22/14
MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) - Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino today called for an investigation into the Internet service being provided by local telecommunication companies. "There are constant complaints about (a) provider's failure to deliver on its ...

Expansion plans of super-fast Internet by AT&T
Connection Speed / The Football Examiner / 4/22/14
Expansion plans of super-fast Internet by AT&T. The company said it may start building ... The service, called GigaPower, has a 1 gigabit-per-second speed that is about 100 times what U.S. consumers typically get with broadband. That means faster video ...

Senator wants probe into slow Internet service
Connection Speed / Sun.Star / 4/22/14
Consumers shell out around P1,000 a month for Internet service with speed of up to 2 Mbps, while some telecommunication companies pay around P2,000 a month for Internet service with speed of up to 5 Mbps. “This is expensive compared to Singapore and ...

Senator wants to probe PH slow Internet connection
Connection Speed / Inquirer.net / 4/22/14
On the average, consumers shell out around P1,000 a month for Internet service with speeds of up to two megabytes per second (MBPS) while some telecommunication companies offering speed of up to five MBPS for around P2,000 a month.

Probe slow, expensive PH...
Connection Speed / Rappler / 4/22/14
He said on the average, Filipino consumers spend about P1,000 (US$22) a month for Internet service with speeds of up to two mbps while some telecommunication companies offer speed of up to 5 mps for around P2,000 (US$44) a month. “This is expensive ...

Senator seeks investigation into Philippine Internet service
Connection Speed / Shanghai Daily (subscription) / 4/22/14
MANILA, April 22 (Xinhua) -- Philippine Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino on Tuesday called for an investigation into the Internet service being provided by local telecommunication companies. "There are constant complaints about (a) provider's failure to deliver ...

Probe 'slow, expensive' internet in Phl - Bam Aquino
Connection Speed / Philippine Star / 4/22/14
MANILA, Philippines — Senator Bam Aquino is calling for an investigation to find out why other Southeast Asian nations enjoy faster and cheaper Internet speed while the Philippines bear the brunt of slow connection. The neophyte lawmaker made his call after the local ... The senator pointed out that on the average, local consumers spend around P1,000 a month for Internet service with speeds of up to two megabytes per second (MBPS) or about P2,000 for up to five MBPS. But in Singapore, Aquino said the largest ...

AT&T explores expansion of super-fast Internet
Connection Speed / Defiance Crescent News (subscription) / 4/22/14
NEW YORK (AP) -- AT&T plans a major expansion of super-fast Internet services to cover as many as 100 municipalities in 25 metropolitan areas. The service, called GigaPower, has a 1 gigabit per second speed that is about 100 times what U.S. consumers ...

PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
Connection Speed / Inquirer.net / 4/20/14
MANILA, Philippines – Despite being regarded as the social media capital of the world, the Philippines has the slowest internet speed in the entire Southeast Asian region and is ranked 158th out of 190 countries worldwide. ... “Ookla solutions have been adopted by nearly every Internet Service Provider in the world, and have been translated into over 30 languages for use by thousands of small businesses, federal and state governments, universities and major organizations such as AT&T, BBC, Cisco, Comcast, ...

Rural Internet service improves
Connection Speed / Vernon Morning Star / 4/19/14
The provincial government is providing $200,000 for Internet service while there is $50,000 from the Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust. “This will complement the service already provided in neighbouring communities, making us a more connected region overall,” said Rick ... Access to high-speed Internet will bring economic, educational and health benefits to local families and businesses. “I know residents in this area are looking for better Internet connectivity,” said Eric Foster, Vernon-Monashee MLA.

Netflix now streams at 2.5Mbps speed on Comcast broadband in US
Connection Speed / The Next Digit / 4/17/14
Netflix has released rankings of United States Internet Service Provider for its streaming service, where Comcast has jumped to 5th position with 2.5Mbps streaming speed. However, before the agreement between Netflix and Comcast, the speed was lying ...

Future Internet policy needs upgraded
Connection Speed / Jackson Clarion Ledger / 4/17/14
Many European and Asian countries are upgrading to 1 gigabit per second — 100,000 times faster — before most U.S. households have 100 megabits per second, the rate experts consider true high-speed Internet (1,000 megabits equals 1 gigabit). ... House-led policy that encourages private-sector investment — loan guarantees, faster write-offs and speedier permitting are among the options — in fiber networks to compete with the cable industry, which now provides almost 60 percent of broadband Internet service.

The Ultra High-Speed Internet Race Is On
Connection Speed / E-Commerce Times / 4/17/14
Google pointed to other countries where Internet speeds were even faster. Google wanted to speed up the process. So in typical Google fashion, it entered the race in Kansas City with its 1 Gbps service and challenged the existing providers.

CenturyLink customers may qualify for phone, Internet help
Connection Speed / Lima Ohio / 4/17/14
CenturyLink also offers discounted high-speed Internet service starting at $9.95 per month, plus taxes and fees, to eligible consumers in markets where Internet service is available. CenturyLink Internet Basics uses the same income and program eligibility ...

Brandery taps into really fast Internet
Connection Speed / Cincinnati.com / 4/16/14
The Brandery, the Over-the-Rhine consumer marketing and branding accelerator, will become the first small business to receive Cincinnati Bell's highest-speed Internet service. Cincinnati Bell will provide gigabit Internet service to the accelerator in late June, ...

Cape Town Internet speed increase
Connection Speed / MyBroadband / 4/16/14
The City of Cape Town announced in a press release on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 that it has signed eight third-party service provider agreements for its broadband network. According to the City, this is a major step in its universal broadband network strategy ...

developers ink deal for ultra-high-speed internet for residents, businesses at ...
Connection Speed / freshwatercleveland / 4/16/14
Sustainable Community Associates and Everstream have announced that ultra-high-speed, fiber-based broadband network services will soon come to the Fairmount Creamery building, a 100,000-square-foot property that is under redevelopment in Tremont. The high-speed Internet ... "We are really excited to be working with Everstream to bring the fastest residential Internet service to the Creamery," said Josh Rosen, one of the three partners in Sustainable Community Associates, in a release. "The Everstream ...

Editorial: The cable guys are too darned slow in upgrading Internet
Connection Speed / Middletown Press / 4/16/14
Many European and Asian countries are upgrading to 1 gigabit per second — 100,000 times faster — before most U.S. households have 100 megabits per second, the rate experts consider true high-speed Internet (1,000 megabits equals 1 gigabit). The U.S. needs to catch up quickly, because a nation with inferior Internet service is destined to be less productive. A national campaign is needed to encourage installation of superfast fiber-optic networks like those available (or soon to be) in Kansas City; Austin, Texas; ...

Cogeco Cable Canada Enhances its High Speed Internet Service in Ontario
Connection Speed / Marketwired (press release) / 4/16/14
The Ultimate 30 High Speed Internet package upgrade includes a download speed increase from up to 30 Mbps to up to 55 Mbps, at no additional cost, to become the Ultimate 55 package. « We are dedicated to making our ... ABOUT COGECO CABLE CANADA. Cogeco Cable Canada (www.cogeco.ca) regroups the Canadian cable operations of Cogeco Cable Inc. Cogeco Cable Canada is the second largest cable operator in Ontario and Quebec in terms of the number of Basic Cable service customers served.

Cogeco Cable Canada Enhances its High Speed Internet Service in Quebec
Connection Speed / Marketwired (press release) / 4/16/14
The Ultimate 40 High Speed Internet package upgrade includes a download speed increase from up to 40 Mbps to up to 55 Mbps, at no additional cost, to become the Ultimate 55 package. « We are dedicated to making our ... ABOUT COGECO CABLE CANADA. Cogeco Cable Canada (www.cogeco.ca) regroups the Canadian cable operations of Cogeco Cable Inc. Cogeco Cable Canada is the second largest cable operator in Ontario and Quebec in terms of the number of Basic Cable service customers served.

The cable guys are too darned slow in upgrading Internet
Connection Speed / Arizona Daily Star / 4/15/14
Many European and Asian countries are upgrading to 1 gigabit per second — 100,000 times faster — before most U.S. households have 100 megabits per second, the rate experts consider true high-speed Internet (1,000 megabits equals 1 gigabit). The U.S. needs to catch up quickly, ... Suddenly, AT&T is offering Austin residents a 1-gig network, and the much smaller Grande Communications, a telecommunications company, is looking to beat both AT&T and Google with cheaper 1-gig service. A national fiber-optic ...

New and Improved Business High Speed Internet Packages from Cogeco Cable ...
Connection Speed / Wall Street Journal / 4/14/14
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - April 14, 2014) - Cogeco Cable Canada ("Cogeco") announces the launch of three new and improved Business High Speed Internet (HSI) packages in Belleville and Trenton, Ontario, where the majority of businesses will be ... The download speed of the existing Starter package will be increased from up to 10 to up to 16 Mbps (applicable starting April 15, 2014) and current HSI Enterprise package customers will have their service automatically migrated to the Business Ultimate ...

Plateau announces plans for gigabit Internet service
Connection Speed / Clovis News Journal / 4/14/14
Plateau recently announced plans for Gigabit Clovis, which will offer gigabit Internet service to residential customers as early as this summer. According to Plateau officials, a fiber optic gigabit connection is 100 times faster than the average megabit Internet ... That fast speed should mean little to no buffering time for video chatting, uploading and streaming videos and movies, playing games and more. It will also allow multiple users within a home to use large amounts of bandwidth at the same time. Vince Tyson, chief ...

Cogeco launches three improved Business Internet packages
Connection Speed / Telecompaper (subscription) / 4/14/14
Cogeco Cable Canada has announced the launch of three new and improved Business High Speed Internet (HSI) packages in Belleville and Trenton, Ontario. These improvements are the result of the implementation of the DOCSIS 3.0 technology in ...

Cogeco rolls out faster Internet packages for businesses in Belleville, Trenton
Connection Speed / Cartt.ca (subscription) / 4/14/14
MONTREAL - Cogeco Cable launched three new business high speed Internet (HSI) packages in Belleville and Trenton, ON on Monday. Powered by DOCSIS 3.0 technology, the new Business ... The download speed of the existing starter package will be increased from up to 10 to up to 16 Mbps (applicable starting April 15, 2014), and current HSI Enterprise package customers will have their service automatically migrated to the Business Ultimate package. These improvements will be offered at no additional cost.

Cincinnati Bell Inc.: Cincinnati Bell to Provide Fioptics Gigabit Internet Speed To ...
Connection Speed / The Wall Street Transcript / 4/14/14
CINCINNATI - [April 14, 2014] - Cincinnati Bell, a leader in telecommunications and broadband networking services, today announced that it has established a strategic partnership with The Brandery to provide up to 1 gigabit Internet speed to the business ... In addition to providing data and voice to The Brandery, Cincinnati Bell also will provide voice and data service to members of The Brandery's 2014 class who remain in Cincinnati upon graduation, and Cincinnati Bell employees will volunteer as mentors to ...

Presley meeting in Horn Lake will focus on cellular, Internet service issues
Connection Speed / The Republic / 4/13/14
The Commercial Appeal reports (http://bit.ly/1kQJ1c8 ) the meeting will be from 6-7 p.m. at City Hall, 3101 Goodman Road. The meeting is expected to focus on cellular and high-speed Internet service in north Mississippi. Presley says other topics also can be ...

Heitkamp Access to High-Speed Internet Crucial for North Dakota Rural America
Connection Speed / PoliticalNews.me (press release) / 4/13/14
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp pressed U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Utilities Service (RUS) Administrator John Padalino to continue efforts to improve and expand high-speed Internet access to North Dakota and across ...

Somalis in Mogadishu connect to high-speed internet
Connection Speed / www.worldbulletin.net / 4/11/14
The high-speed internet is expected to bring individual communication costs down and benefit communication in and between businesses, government departments and universities. Related somalia mogadishu internet. Legal Notice: Copyright, trade marks ...

Broadband faces a fork in the road
Connection Speed / Computerworld Australia / 4/11/14
To their credit, both Google and AT&T recognize the need to match their high-speed broadband rollouts with slower Internet connections in the 3 Mbps to 5 Mbps range to, hopefully, serve neighborhoods that don't have such access. The question remains ... Even with outreach programs, such as those at AT&T and Google, to homes without broadband, some analysts see the possibility of creating a rush to 1 gigabit broadband that overlooks providing more U.S. homes with the slower basic service. In 2012, Wired ...

Comcast increases internet speed in Washington
Connection Speed / WJLA / 4/11/14
WASHINGTON (AP) - Comcast says it has increased its Internet speeds in the Washington area and Northeast region at no additional cost to customers. Continue ... The company says its Xfinity Blast tier has more than doubled in speed to 105 megabytes per second. And the Xfinity Extreme tier now offers speeds of 150 megabytes per second. Comcast says customers just have to restart their modems to get the faster speeds. Some may need to upgrade their modems, though, to receive faster Internet service.

Broadband Internet coverage continues to improve in Erie region
Connection Speed / GoErie.com / 4/11/14
The goal of providing high-speed Internet service to every corner of the nation hasn't yet been realized. There are still places -- like Childress, Texas, and Daggett, Utah -- where broadband service remains virtually nonexistent, according to the National ...

Santa Cruz County to get new Internet backbone
Connection Speed / Santa Cruz Sentinel / 4/11/14
Sacramento >> The state Public Utilities Commission on Thursday approved spending $10.6 million to help build a new Internet backbone through the Salinas Valley, bringing high-speed service to farm communities south of Salinas and potentially providing ...

Slashing of bandwidth price fails to benefit internet users
Connection Speed / Financial Express Bangladesh / 4/11/14
But the internet service providers except the Bangladesh Telecommunications Ltd (BTCL) did not bring any change in their service charges at users' level. The BTCL charges Tk 1,150 for unlimited use with 1Mbps speed while it has fixed Tk 500 for volume- based users for 10 GB internet with 512 Kbps speed. However, private ISP operators charge 3 to 4 times more for the same kind of internet use. For example, Accesstel is currently charging around Tk 6,000 and Dhakacom offers Tk 4,500 for 1Mbps internet.

Comcast increases Internet speeds in DC, Northeast
Connection Speed / The Missoulian / 4/11/14
The company says its Xfinity Blast tier has more than doubled in speed to 105 megabytes per second. And the Xfinity Extreme tier now ... Some may need to upgrade their modems, though, to receive faster Internet service. Copyright 2014 The Associated ...

Race builds for super-fast broadband in NC cities
Connection Speed / WXII The Triad / 4/10/14
A telecommunications giant says it could start offering broadband Internet service in North Carolina that's ten times faster than anything now available. Related ... The company says that speed allows an HD online movie to download in about 30 seconds.

AT&T proposes building network 10 times faster than current broadband as push ...
Connection Speed / Daily Journal / 4/10/14
... broadband Internet service in North Carolina that's ten times faster than anything now available. AT&T said Thursday it's in talks with a group of North Carolina research universities and communities to build a network offering 1 gigabit per second speed.

AT&T Inc.'s share price down, plans to offer ultra-fast Internet service in North ...
Connection Speed / Binary Tribune / 4/10/14
AT&T Inc. made an official statement today, revealing that it is in advanced process of negotiations over offering the so-called U-verse GigaPower fibre-optic service, which is considered to be the fastest Internet service so far with a speed of up to one gigabit ...

Broadband access improves, but subscriptions still lag
Connection Speed / Mainebiz Daily / 4/10/14
A survey commissioned by the state found that more than 20% of households with access to broadband Internet service chose not to subscribe in 2013, mostly because they said high-speed access was of no value to them. The Portland Press Herald reported ...

Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan on AT&T to Provide Ultra Fast GigaPower Internet to ...
Connection Speed / Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release) / 4/10/14
“This is big news on the high speed Internet front. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson has said that they would roll out their ultra fast GigaPower Internet service in markets around the country. They started in Austin Texas. This is a very strong next step in their ...

Library internet changes
Connection Speed / KIMT / 4/10/14
CHARLES CITY, IA - Those who frequent the Charles City Library to use their internet service may see a change in the sites you can and can't visit. That's because they want to bump up their band width to increase internet speed while still being able to ...

To Speed Services Deployment for the Internet of Things, Freescale ...
Connection Speed / Wall Street Journal / 4/9/14
To Speed Services Deployment for the Internet of Things, Freescale Demonstrates an IoT Gateway Platform for a One Box Solution. Email; Printer Friendly; Share: facebook ↓ More. StumbleUpon; LinkedIn; Twitter; Fark; Reddit; del.icio.us; MySpace. smaller ...

SES signs broadband deal with Germany's Orbitcom
Connection Speed / DigitalTVEurope.net / 4/9/14
SES Broadband Services has signed a deal with German internet service provider Orbitcom, with the latter due to provide SES's Astra Connect satellite broadband service to homes in poor coverage areas. Orbitcom will offer six different Astra Connect service package options – with prices depending on ... Astra Connect offers high-speed broadband across Europe using Ka-band capacity on SES's recently launched Astra 2E satellite. “The Internet has become an indispensable part of our lives and yet high-speed ...

Ultrafast Internet to be build by AT&T in North Carolina
Connection Speed / The FA Daily / 4/9/14
On Thursday AT&T said it is trying to bring speeds of up to one gigabit per second to six North Carolina cities,or about 10 times the current fastest options in a view to build ultrafast internet. Ultrafast Internet to be build by AT&T in North Carolina. AT&T Inc. and Google Inc. ... In upgrading to the higher speeds, AT&T is replacing those copper portions with fiber and, like in Austin, AT&T will only offer the high-speed service where there is demand. The company is working with the North Carolina Next Generation Network, ...

TeamTalk to launch internet on Chatham Islands
Connection Speed / Telecompaper (subscription) / 4/9/14
New Zealand mobile radio and high speed broadband provider TeamTalk has won a bid to improve telecommunications services on the Chatham Islands. The government will be providing NZD 2.48 million of funding to provide a broadband service to the ...

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray blasts Comcast Internet service, talks of Seattle's 'own ...
Connection Speed / seattlepi.com (blog) / 4/9/14
A firm called Gigabit Squared partnered with the city last year to construct a high-speed network to take advantage of unused dark fiber. “Gigabit had even announced the initial pricing for its Internet service, offering gigabit speeds for around the same price ...

ORBITCOM partners with SES Broadband to market Astra Connect service in ...
Connection Speed / CIOL / 4/9/14
LUXEMBOURG: SES Broadband Services has signed an agreement with German Internet service provider ORBITCOM to market its Astra Connect service. Provided via Ka-band capacity on the recently launched SES's satellite ASTRA 2E, Astra Connect ...

Murillo residents petition Tbaytel for high-speed internet
Connection Speed / CBC.ca / 4/9/14
A group of Murillo-area residents is petitioning for high-speed internet service. People on Mud Lake Road say they can't understand why Tbaytel provides access to some homes but not others. And although it's a rural area, it's just 20 km from Thunder Bay, ...

AT&T to Build Out Ultrafast Internet in North Carolina
Connection Speed / Wall Street Journal / 4/9/14
AT&T Inc. and Google Inc. keep tripping over each other as they roll out ultrafast Internet service. First it was in Austin, Texas, now it is in ... In upgrading to the higher speeds, AT&T is replacing those copper portions with fiber and, like in Austin, AT&T will only offer the high-speed service where there is demand. The company is working with the North ... At the time, AT&T committed to upgrading its Internet and video service in the city if local authorities gave it the same terms as Google. AT&T began offering upgraded ...

Gogo talks about next generation of in-flight interent
Connection Speed / DailyTech / 4/8/14
“When we launched our in-flight Internet service five years ago, we were able to deliver peak speeds to the aircraft of 3.1 Mbps through our ATG network,” said Gogo's president and CEO, Michael Small. “About a year ago, we began deployment of our next generation ATG-4 service, which took peak speeds to 9.8 Mbps. Our GTO solution takes the peak speed to 70 Mbps in the U.S. and 2Ku brings 70 Mbps to the rest of the world.” Gogo says that the 2Ku antenna is two times more efficient spectrally than other ...

ORBITCOM Partners with SES Broadband Services to Market Astra Connect ...
Connection Speed / Broadway World / 4/8/14
SES Broadband Services today announced it has signed an agreement with German Internet Service Provider ORBITCOM to market its Astra Connect service. Provided via Ka-band capacity on the recently launched SES's satellite ASTRA 2E, Astra ... “The Internet has become an indispensable part of our lives and yet high-speed broadband Internet access is still not the norm,” said Andreas Schmidt, CEO, ORBITCOM GmbH. “With the Astra Connect tariffs we can provide both casual surfers and usage-heavy home ...

Gogo increasing in-flight Internet speeds to 70Mbps
Connection Speed / PCWorld / 4/8/14
In-flight Internet access provider Gogo is working on a service that will increase the maximum data speed on planes to 70Mbps. Gogo expects the new service to become commercially available in the middle of next year, and before that Japan Airlines is ...

For high-speed internet service
Connection Speed / The Football Examiner / 4/8/14
For high-speed internet service. “As a gamer, if we can get download speeds up to what they say we will it will greatly improve any gaming experience,” said Walter. “Now, our online downloads are slow but once we can get multiples of our present speed, ...

One local man is pushing for faster internet service in the city of Huntsville
Connection Speed / WAAY / 4/8/14
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY) - A Tennessee Valley man is pushing for faster internet service in Huntsville. Tyler England is talking to city leaders and local business owners about starting an ultra high-speed fiber optic connection. It would transfer data at one ...

Turnbull blames Labor's NBN plan, pushes internet speed data scheme
Connection Speed / AdNews / 4/8/14
Turnbull told delgates this morning at the CommsDay conference in Sydney that “without any policy changes to the project, as planned under Labor, it would not be able to service an estimated 200,000 to 300,000 premises outside of the fixed line footprint". ... in near future we may be able to talk less about the 'plumbing'" i.e the pipes and wires - "and focus more about how the communication sector and the broader economy need to adapt and change to make the most of ubiquitous high speed broadband,” he said.

Gogo's 2Ku internet tech promises to deliver 70Mbps peak speeds on flights
Connection Speed / Pocket-lint.com / 4/8/14
Gogo will soon provide internet to airline passengers with a peak speed of over 70Mbps. Gogo, which is an in-flight broadband Internet service company, equips thousands of commercial and business aircraft with connectivity and entertainment, allowing ...

Cosmopolitan Hotel Hong Kong Bumps Up Internet Speed to 200mbps and ...
Connection Speed / Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release) / 4/7/14
The upgrade involves bumping up the internet speed to 200Mbps and installing a high performance router that can support up to ten WiFi enabled electronic devices simultaneously in all its 454 rooms and suites. This is ... “Offering internet service might not be that newsy anymore, but with business travellers nowadays increasingly relying on technology to keep up with their workload or stay in touch with their business counterparts while on the road, the need for a super fast and super reliable internet connection with ...

In cable TV merger, Internet choice will be crucial
Connection Speed / Minneapolis Star Tribune / 4/7/14
WASHINGTON – Since announcing plans to take over Time Warner Cable two months ago, Comcast has steadily beat the drum with one big message: The merger will not limit consumers' choice in picking a cable television or high-speed Internet service ...

Internet service improves – but latency still a problem
Connection Speed / Times of Malta / 4/6/14
While speed indicates how fast data travels in the network, packet loss is an indication of how much of that data is lost over the network, the MCA explained. Networks sporting high speeds with low packet losses indicate high performance. On the other hand, ...

Ottawa announces $305M to boost high-speed Internet
Connection Speed / DigitalJournal.com / 4/6/14
The Canadian government finally released its long-awaited digital strategy that aims to leave more than 98 per cent of Canadians with access to high-speed Internet service, one of its main initiatives focusing on the country being a leader of digital ...

Broadband coming soon says telecom
Connection Speed / Rutland Herald / 4/5/14
The Brattleboro Reformer reports officials from V-Tel said they are close to finishing work on four towers to provide the entire town with high-speed service. The goal is to have service available in time for summer. Officials say the new technology could present ...

Guest: How to build a high-speed broadband network in Seattle
Connection Speed / The Seattle Times / 4/5/14
People in Seattle now are mostly stuck with Comcast's high-speed Internet access service provided under the company's TV franchise agreement with the city, which is up for renewal in 2016. Federal policy has taken away from the city the power to explicitly ...

Ottawa announces $350M to boost high-speed internet
Connection Speed / CBC.ca / 4/4/14
The federal government says it's aiming to have more than 98 per cent of Canadians with access to internet service fast enough for high-resolution video. To achieve that, Moore says the Canadian government will provide about $350 million to extend and enhance high-speed internet services for about 280,000 households in rural and remote areas of the country. The announcements were part of Canada's long-awaited digital strategy for ensuring that most Canadians have access to secure internet and affordable ...

High-speed Internet expected in Vt. town in summer
Connection Speed / TheNewsTribune.com / 4/4/14
High-speed Internet expected in Vt. town in summer ... The Brattleboro Reformer reports (http://bit.ly/1bI41RH) officials from V-Tel said they are close to finishing work on four towers to service the entire town with high-speed service. The goal is to have service ...

Lohr presents NS with Internet service petition
Connection Speed / Kings County Register/Advertiser / 4/4/14
For the second time since becoming an elected official, Kings North MLA John Lohr has presented a petition for better Internet service. "Just as it was during the election campaign, the lack of high speed Internet remains a serious issue in many parts of Kings ...

Digital strategy aims to boost high-speed internet connectivity
Connection Speed / Guelph Mercury / 4/4/14
While it is hard to pick out one part of the strategy that will have the biggest impact, Barrenechea said connecting 98 per cent of the country with reliable, secure, high-speed internet service has endless possibilities. "I am pretty interested in that," he said.

Some 2000 Homes to get High Speed Internet on Connaigre Peninsula
Connection Speed / VOCM / 4/4/14
Some 2,000 households on the Connaigre Peninsula are getting high speed internet thanks to joint funding totalling $4-million. The provincial and ... Chief Joe says it's been a long time coming, but the service will do a lot for the community. He says having ...

High-speed Internet expected in Putney this summer
Connection Speed / WCAX / 4/4/14
High-speed Internet expected in Putney this summer. Posted: Friday, April 4, 2014 ... The Brattleboro Reformer reports officials from V-Tel said they are close to finishing work on four towers to service the entire town with high-speed service. The goal is to have ...

Peru to issue quality regulations for internet services
Connection Speed / Telecompaper (subscription) / 4/3/14
Peruvian telecoms regulator Osiptel plans to release quality of service regulations for telecommunications services in two months. Osiptel thus plans to monitor the data transmission speed offered by operators to their internet service subscribers, Peruvian ...

Videotron Ultimate Speed Internet launches in more areas
Connection Speed / Telecompaper (subscription) / 4/3/14
Ultimate Speed Internet 120 users can download up to 230 GB per month and upload 70 GB per month. Business customers have no data cap. The service also offers internet speeds of up to 120 Mbps for downloads and 20 Mbps for uploads. Ultimate Speed ...

Neelie Kroes promises an end to the up to broadband speed situation
Connection Speed / thinkbroadband.com / 4/3/14
Consumers can terminate their contract if there is a significant and non-temporary discrepancy between what they were promised and the service they actually get (e.g: speed). 2.Better contracts and more transparency. 2.1 Contracts. All relevant information ...

Internet speed plans
Connection Speed / Fiji Times / 3/28/14
Picture: ELIKI NUKUTABU. LIKE mobile phones, the internet is a need for many ordinary consumers in today's modern technology-driven society. Internet service providers (ISPs) understand the demand and have tried to attract consumers with promotions highlighting how faster their speeds are or how generous they are with data. The façade is that consumers are hooked on to their respective internet plans but often complain that they are not getting the speed promised to them by their ISPs. Why are internet plans ...

Illinois wants company to return $2 million grant for high-speed Internet projects
Connection Speed / Greenfield Daily Reporter / 3/28/14
CHICAGO — The state government is trying to get $2 million in grant money back from a company that was supposed to be installing high-speed Internet service on Chicago's South Side. The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity said ...

1Gb Internet service offered to Muskoka-Almaguin municipalities
Connection Speed / CBC.ca / 3/27/14
... rolling out what's it calls the fastest service in Ontario. Starting in April municipalities, schools, hospitals, police and businesses will be offered the 1 Gb service which is over 50 times faster than data transfer speed in Canada – that being under 20 megabits per second. "This first of its kind offering gives business an advantage in a tough economic environment, while helping to attract new business opportunities for the local economy," said Chris Litschko, CEO of Lakeland Holding, which owns the Internet subsidiary.

UPDATED: Lakeland Networks to offer 1GB Internet to Ontario customers
Connection Speed / Cartt.ca (subscription) / 3/27/14
MUSKOKA, ON - Businesses in Muskoka and Almaguin will be among the first in Ontario to experience the speed and advantages of 1 Gigabit (1GB) Internet service, courtesy of Lakeland Networks. Delivered by fibre optics, 1GB service is over 50 times faster ...

Maltese internet content access is free-flowing – survey
Connection Speed / Times of Malta / 3/27/14
The Commission said this proposal would deliver an open internet for all citizens in Europe and enhance transparency by requiring operators to provide their customers with accurate information about the speed and quality of the internet service they provide.

Europe's 400 million Internet users face a geographic lottery
Connection Speed / Balkans.com Business News / 3/26/14
Prices for the most common broadband connections can be up to four times higher in some Member States, even after a purchasing power is taken into account 66% of people do not know what Internet speed they have signed up for. Consumers only get 75% of the broadband speed they sign up for, on average. While successive ... She will pay at least double in her new home for a similar quality broadband service. She could pay up to 14 times more. Peter, 65, is retiring to Cyprus from United Kingdom. He will pay ...

State's Deal With Verizon On High-Speed Internet Service Finds Few Friends in NJ
Connection Speed / NJ Spotlight / 3/26/14
Verizon responds that New Jersey is the most wired state in the nation, with 99 percent of it having access to broadband service. New Jersey is one of only five states where 81 percent to 97 percent of the rural population has access to high-speed Internet ...

MetroCast bringing fiber residential Internet service
Connection Speed / The Commercial Dispatch / 3/26/14
The move puts MetroCast toe to toe with C Spire for high-speed Internet customers. Starkville is one of eight Mississippi cities mustering pre-registration efforts for its own Fiber to the Home program, a service that will bring 1 gigabyte-per-second Internet ...

Lakeland Networks offering fastest Internet in Ontario
Connection Speed / IT Business Net / 3/26/14
MUSKOKA, ON, March 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Starting this spring, businesses in Muskoka and Almaguin will be first in Ontario to experience the speed and advantages of 1 Gigabit (1GB) Internet service. Lakeland Networks will start rolling out the blazing fast ...

Frontier expands Internet at Snowshoe
Connection Speed / Charleston Gazette / 3/25/14
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Frontier Communications recently completed a series of Internet upgrades at Snowshoe Mountain that allow the company to provide high-speed broadband service to "nearly 100 percent" of residences at the ski resort, a Frontier ...

Lakeland Networks first to offer 1GB Internet in Ontario
Connection Speed / Cartt.ca (subscription) / 3/25/14
MUSKOKA, ON - Businesses in Muskoka and Almaguin will be the first in Ontario to experience the speed and advantages of 1 Gigabit (1GB) Internet service, courtesy of Lakeland Networks. Delivered by fibre optics, 1GB service is over 50 times faster than ...

Consumers suffer from geographic lottery for broadband, new studies reveal
Connection Speed / EU News / 3/25/14
Europe's 400 million Internet users face a geographic lottery regarding the price, speed, and range of choice of broadband – according to EU data released today. ... She will pay at least double in her new home for a similar quality broadband service.

EU finds broadband users are confused and overcharged
Connection Speed / Phys.Org / 3/25/14
One study suggested European internet service providers delivered on average only 75 percent of the internet speed their customers had paid for, a gap which the Commission claimed was as wide now as it was in 2012. Another report found prices charged ...

Among the cheaper EU countries for broadband connections was Romania
Connection Speed / Balkans.com Business News / 3/25/14
One study suggested European internet service providers delivered on average only 75 percent of the internet speed their customers had paid for, a gap which the Commission claimed was as wide now as it was in 2012.Another report found prices charged ...

Zain KSA continues to offer Speed Internet packages for smartphones
Connection Speed / Arab News / 3/24/14
Zain KSA's offer still stands for Speed Internet packages on smartphones for all prepaid packages. The offer allows subscribers to obtain Internet service on flexible and versatile packages that meet their different needs of data amounts and service periods.

high-speed Internet
Connection Speed / Wall Street Journal (blog) / 3/23/14
“No one needs a Ferrari, yet lots of people have them,” said Dana Tobak, managing director of Hyperoptic, a British fiber-based Internet service provider. “I can give you Ferrari performance of broadband.” In broadband services, trumpeting speed wins points.

'Give us broadband speed guaranteed:' Which? consumer group demands
Connection Speed / Tech Times / 3/22/14
Share( )Tweet( ). Broadband Internet. Internet service providers that deliver promised broadband speeds are rare finds. They are so rare that a consumer group in the UK has ... Internet is more of a necessity than a luxury. While ISPs all over the world compete in a never ending battle of speed to see who offers the fastest broadband connections, consumers are growing more and more frustrated with the fact that advertised speeds hardly ever reflect on everyday usage. A survey commissioned by the consumer group ...

Google Fiber to study bringing high-speed Internet to low-income areas in ...
Connection Speed / The Tennessean / 3/21/14
A Google Fiber rep is headed to Nashville this week to continue investigating the company's local expansion efforts, this time focusing on bringing high-speed access into neighborhoods historically lacking access to that kind of service. The idea is to ... The possibility of bringing Google Fiber to Nashville has been welcomed by city officials, tech leaders, business executives and consumers for its capability to increase connectivity speeds, offer alternatives to current Internet providers and put Nashville on the map as a ...


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