RSS

Category Archives: internet providers in your area

Internet Must Be Available And Affordable: Summit

A yearly meeting of expert panelists which hosted by the FCC concentrates on two factors when discussing the future of broadband adoption: affordability and availability. Both were pegged as two vital ingredients where the goal is to increase the penetration and adoption of broadband in the United States. And the way that some ISPS are accomplishing this is surprisingly simple.

One such company resorted to traveling door to door as part of a campaign to get more people using computers. This was in addition to efforts made by internet service providers in Seattle Washington to work with community organizations and libraries, which were places that wouldn’t be reached by traditional marketing. Other strategies discussed at the panel included the educating internet users and asking them what they wanted to learn.

 

Posted by on October 25, 2013 in high speed internet access, internet providers in your area

Comments Off on Internet Must Be Available And Affordable: Summit

Internet Service Providers in Atlanta Georgia Team Up With Rivals For Local Advertising

Despite the fact that bitter battles have been occurring between cable networks, telecommunications providers and operators, an interesting phenomenon is said to be taking place. In order to get their message out to potential customers, it appears that operators have teamed up with their rivals and cable networks for the selling of cable advertising. This form of advertising is apparently very lucrative as far as revenue generation is concerned, having earned companies over 2 billion dollars just last year alone. Interestingly, it’s thanks to advertising with cable sources that cable operators were able to continue their ad revenue growth, despite having lost a reported 2.1 million customers from 2010 to 2012.

And despite the many sources now tapped by customers for entertainment, cable still gets approximately 70 hours of customer attention each week, with an additional twenty hours being spent viewing cable company content on the internet. That translates into a lot of potential attention on any ads placed on the medium. Internet service providers in Atlanta Georgia who advertise on the cable medium also receive additional advertising online in the form of banner ads and social media promotions. ISPs continue to use cable for advertising due to the ability to reach target demographics.

 

Posted by on July 30, 2013 in internet providers in your area

Comments Off on Internet Service Providers in Atlanta Georgia Team Up With Rivals For Local Advertising

Switching From One Of The Internet Service Providers in Minneapolis Minnesota To Another?

No one wants to have to go through the process of switching from one internet provider to another. But sometimes, it’s a necessary evil. Sometimes, we might just think about signing the contract and getting the deal done so that we can be hooked up to the internet again. But not reading the contract can result in a lot of frustration down the road. The same thing is true when you choose an internet company because they offer a cheaper price. Looking at the fine print of your internet service contract will reveal many details about your limitations as a customer, as well as what the company is promising to do for you in return for your money each month.

Once you have reviewed the contract from the company you are switching to, you can request a hard copy from the company. This will allow you to have something tangible on hand if the type of internet you have chosen requires a technician to visit your home. Having your contract ready can help you get any additional questions answered by the installer, or certain items clarified. It can also help you ensure that you are getting what the internet service providers in Minneapolis Minnesota had promised you would when you made the decision to sign up with them.

 

Posted by on July 23, 2013 in internet providers in your area

Comments Off on Switching From One Of The Internet Service Providers in Minneapolis Minnesota To Another?

How Core Routers Cause Havoc To Internet Service Customers

After internet service customers numbering about 1 million were affected by a recent outage, the core router has taken center stage. In this case, more than one router was involved, and the outage affected internet service in a whopping 21 states. Of course, the larger an ISP’s reach, the higher the risk that more customers will be affected – and the more likely they will be to take to social media to complain to others about the service, or lack thereof.

A core router, in this case is at the very top of what is essentially a hierarchy of routers. The core router is the fastest and most powerful, not to mention expensive. A core router can process literally millions of data packets per second. The core router also delivers data packets to slower routers down the line.

 

Posted by on May 8, 2013 in internet providers in your area

Comments Off on How Core Routers Cause Havoc To Internet Service Customers

Password Sharing Allows Subscription Viewing Via Internet Service Providers In Chicago Illinois

Those who don’t have subscriptions to cable or own televisions, but who are savvy users of internet service providers in Chicago Illinois appear to be viewing their favorite movies and shows in a novel way: by using other peoples’ passwords. But that doesn’t mean they’re stealing the keys to Netflix accounts: these passwords are apparently being shared willingly. Some of the services being used include HBO Go and Hulu.

Although no extensive research has been done about just how deep the password-sharing rabbit hole goes, opinions have been mixed. Some say that this spells future disaster for sites like Netflix if it isn’t curbed in a timely manner. Others were barely fazed by the news – possibly because of their next-to-no ability to track which of their customers are sharing passwords, let alone try to curtail the behavior.

 

 

Posted by on April 10, 2013 in high speed internet access, internet providers in your area, Internet Security

Comments Off on Password Sharing Allows Subscription Viewing Via Internet Service Providers In Chicago Illinois

Tags: , ,

Is It The End Of Growth For Internet Service Providers In Miami Florida?

According to at least one expert, broadband is now all grown up. But what does this mean for internet service providers in Miami Florida and other companies? Certainly not that broadband has reached the end of the road. Quite the opposite. With the growth phase ending, this also spells the end of the old way of doing things, which includes the building of infrastructure and customer acquisition.

In this new phase, the creation of sustainable business models will be the focus, say many. And it’s about time, with approximately 80% of households in the United stated now having broadband of the fixed line variety. That means the market has matured. Experts say that the best way to build on that maturity, as well as sustaining growth of revenue is to provide differentiated services along with bundling.

 

Posted by on April 3, 2013 in high speed internet access, internet providers in your area

Comments Off on Is It The End Of Growth For Internet Service Providers In Miami Florida?

Tags: , ,

Breakthrough Technology Could Revolutionize Fiber Internet Service Providers In Atlanta Georgia

A more energy-efficient method of increasing optical networks’ data capacity could very well be the solution to speed and cost efficiency for fiber internet service providers in Atlanta Georgia and their customers. Data from existing fiber optic networks around the world could very well travel over the same, single fiber cable. As well, the performance of large networks like the National Broadband Network could be significantly boosted and costs reduced.

Australia was the site of this breakthrough, in which researchers reprogrammed a network component to work more efficiently with data encoding technology. The ‘switch’ would be able to fit between gaps in data traffic, adding the ability for network operators to adjust capacity when increased demand occurs. This will certainly come in handy for the future, in which researcher predict the use of the internet to rise by one-thousand fold.

 

Posted by on March 27, 2013 in high speed internet access, internet providers in your area

Comments Off on Breakthrough Technology Could Revolutionize Fiber Internet Service Providers In Atlanta Georgia

Tags: , ,

Law Enforcement Access To User Email Shouldn’t Depend On Time: Feds

Measurable reform to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act may be forthcoming following an acknowledgement by the Department of Justice yesterday. The acknowledgement, involving law enforcement access to user emails included the perspective that there is no reason to treat emails that are under 180 days old differently from emails that are over 180 days old.

The Department of Justice statement is in line with one made by an ARS Technica writer at the end of last year, which opined that the outdated rules aren’t consistent in any way with the workings of today’s email systems. But experts say that the wait for privacy-conscious reform as far as law enforcement access to email could be a long one, as the introduction of such legislation has been occurring for two years.

 

Posted by on March 20, 2013 in internet providers in your area, Internet Security

Comments Off on Law Enforcement Access To User Email Shouldn’t Depend On Time: Feds

Tags: , ,

Share Your Netflix Views On Facebook Via Internet Service Providers In Minneapolis Minnesota

If you’re a United States Netflix user with a connection to internet service providers in Minneapolis Minnesota or other providers, you can now share what you’ve watched on Facebook. While it took awhile for legislative barriers to be overcome, the feature is now available for those who choose to link their Facebook accounts to their Netflix subscriptions. To do this, users need only enable Facebook sharing from the Social Settings section of the Netflix web site.

All devices are enabled for Facebook sharing once initiated from the web site. However, you can control which titles you choose to share with your Facebook friends. The movie service plans to conduct further testing of new capabilities, such as exclusive Facebook sharing and discussion of shared titles.

 

Posted by on March 13, 2013 in high speed internet access, internet providers in your area

Comments Off on Share Your Netflix Views On Facebook Via Internet Service Providers In Minneapolis Minnesota

Tags: , ,

Twitter Users Not Representative Of All Users Of Internet Service Providers In Los Angeles California

A new study by the Pew Research Center has shown that, when looking to see what the public thinks about an issue, you probably shouldn’t user your connection from internet service providers in Los Angeles California to consult Twitter, at least where significant political and national news is concerned. The study found that reactions to such news on Twitter were much different than those reactions obtained via surveys.

This offers a very interesting twist on how breaking news is obtained and communicated via social media. Recent observations were that the transparency on social media outlets meant a higher degree of believability in what was being reported overall. After all, when so many people are watching, there are more to catch false information. Unfortunately, this doesn’t appear to be the case for Twitter, who appears to be more of a separate demographic than an accurate representation of the public.

 

 

Posted by on March 5, 2013 in high speed internet access, internet providers in your area

Comments Off on Twitter Users Not Representative Of All Users Of Internet Service Providers In Los Angeles California

Tags: , ,

Music Revenue Via Internet Service Providers In St. Louis Missouri On The Rise

Good news from the music world: apparently, sales in the music industry are rising, and sales via internet service providers in St. Louis Missouri and other cities are being congratulated. Although the rise isn’t a significant amount – a .03% increase – it represents an encouraging indicator that music sales may be on the mend after many years of suspected failure.

Digital revenue was a struggle to obtain during the many years that sales were declining, due to the inability of companies to create business models that could battle online piracy efforts. But last year, sales finally grew enough to offset floundering CD sales. Among the growing sales of items are downloaded singles and albums from services like iTunes and subscription offerings form services like Rhapsody. Subscribers to the latter rose a whopping forty-four percent in 2012, which translates to 20 million people.

 

Posted by on February 27, 2013 in high speed internet access, internet providers in your area

Comments Off on Music Revenue Via Internet Service Providers In St. Louis Missouri On The Rise

Tags: , ,

Paid YouTube Channels Via Internet Service Providers In Washington DC May Be Closer Than Suspected

You may remember a recent report that YouTube was going the way of paid subscriptions, but that it didn’t appear that this would become a reality for quite some time. However, some evidence in the form of code suggests that the foundation for these subscription channels is already being laid. The code generates messages for those attempting to access the site via internet service providers in Washington DC and informs them that they can only subscribe or unsubscribe from their computer.

And YouTube has confirmed that they are working on a subscription service, saying they have no announcements presently, but are looking into the creation of a service. The subscription idea is not a new one; YouTube’s CEO was reported as having been toying with the idea last year at this time.

 

Posted by on February 25, 2013 in high speed internet access, internet providers in your area

Comments Off on Paid YouTube Channels Via Internet Service Providers In Washington DC May Be Closer Than Suspected

Tags: , ,

Hackers Whose Exploits Involve Internet Service Providers In San Jose California Are Dangerous: White House

‘Economic espionage’ was the term used by the White House yesterday as it released a statement about the dangers of groups like WikiLeaks and LulzSec to companies in the United States. Specifically, the theft of confidential data. According to information recently disclosed, trade secrets are being increasingly stolen using internet service providers in San Jose California and other providers, and only looks to continue unless something is done. And the continuance of theft could very well negatively impact the national security of the United States.

The fear is that those inside companies who have experienced friction in their work environments may leak confidential business information to the aforementioned groups out of spite. This, in turn could result in hacktivist groups creating malware or exploits which have been customized to steal specific company data. The new strategy also revealed that more cooperation with the FBI and Justice Department will increase its ability to enforce laws internationally.

 

Posted by on February 21, 2013 in internet providers in your area, Internet Security

Comments Off on Hackers Whose Exploits Involve Internet Service Providers In San Jose California Are Dangerous: White House

Tags: , ,

Mobile Phones Benefit Our Health? Possibly, According To Research

We’ve all heard the rumor that mobile phone usage can pose numerous health risks. And while many of those risks have yet to be confirmed, the general consensus can seem to be that phones are unhealthy. But new research is suggesting the possibility that the opposite is true. But the study wasn’t focused on what a mobile phone emits in terms of electromagnetic waves; it concentrated on the health care aspect of the devices.

The fact that so many people – over six billion around the world – now own and travel with their mobile phones has led to the realization that those devices can be used to improve our overall health and well-being. “Mobile health” could be a trend in the very near future which forever alters the health care landscape as we know it. Examples of mobile health could be the leveraging of cloud and mobile technologies to help all individuals involved in health care, including the patient to monitor and manage all aspects of diagnosed conditions, from treatment to contributing lifestyle factors.

 

Posted by on February 19, 2013 in high speed internet access, internet providers in your area

Comments Off on Mobile Phones Benefit Our Health? Possibly, According To Research

Tags: , ,

Could “Ransomware” Ring Be Operating Via Internet Service Providers in Austin Texas?

A criminal operation that netted operators more than one million Euros per year has finally seen ten arrests, thanks to Spanish authorities. The leader, a 27 year old Russian was arrested in December of last year, and is now awaiting extradition from the UAE to Spain. It was announced today that ten new arrests had occurred, and those individuals linked to the finances of the operation. Could something similar be occurring right now in the United States via Internet Service Providers in Austin Texas? Anything is possible.

The ransomware ring centered around a false fine of one hundred pounds. Victims were notified on their computers that appeared to originate from law enforcement. The notice falsely accused the user of either using file-sharing web sites or accessing child pornography, and required users to pay the hundred-pound fine. Upon the sharing of financial details, victims then had the data and information on their computers stolen.

 

 

Posted by on February 14, 2013 in high speed internet access, internet providers in your area

Comments Off on Could “Ransomware” Ring Be Operating Via Internet Service Providers in Austin Texas?

Tags: , ,