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    Broadband Technologies

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    Broadband Technologies You are trying to connect to the internet. You keep hearing this awful noise like nails on a chalkboard. It seems as if it’s been forever since you started trying to connect. Finally at last you are connected and you begin to browse. You point your browser to your favorite webpage and you wait…and wait, and wait. A few minutes later the webpage has finally loaded. Does this sound familiar? If so you have probably experienced dial-up internet access otherwise known today

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    Satellite Broadband

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    In recent years the demand for high-speed networking, driven mainly by the rapid expansion of the Internet, has been growing at an exponential rate. While a wide range of wireline and wireless solutions offering broadband connectivity are or will shortly be available, communication satellites are beginning to emerge as an attractive solution in providing broadband connectivity to a variety of users. The wide area or global coverage of satellites enables service provision to a large number of dispersed

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    the 1990s. ICT refers to technologies that provide access to information through telecommunications consist of ‘all forms of computer and communications equipment and software used to create, design, store, transmit, interpret and manipulate information in its various formats’ (UQ 2011). Australia has been analysed as successful in profiting from the benefits of ICT to enhance growth performance (OECD 2006, p.58). It was indicated that Internet access, typically, had a positive and significant influence

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    Net neutrality is the principle that Internet service providers should enable access to all content and applications regardless of the source, and without favoring or blocking particular products or websites. What does this mean to the everyday internet user? Net neutrality preserves our right to communicate freely online. It is the definition of an open internet. This also means that internet service providers (ISPs) cannot block your access to any sites, just as your phone company cannot decide

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    The E-Rate Program

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    centers (SLMC) with Internet access increased from 14 percent to over 95 percent. While the number SLMC and public libraries that benefitted from the E-rate program has substantially increased, the demand for high-speed Internet access has increased much faster. Recognizing this dilemma, President Barack Obama recently proposed a new initiative, called ConnectED, which will allow the E-rate program to match the increased need for high-speed broadband and wireless Internet access in public libraries

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    Essay On Open Internet

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    Executive Summary This policy brief puts forward the point of view of the Broadband application provider regarding the open internet rules proposed by the FCC. The broadband application providers support the open internet rules, which states that the internet should be transparent, access to it should not be blocked and it should be free from unreasonable discrimination. This rules will allow broadband application providers to provide their content to all the users without unnecessary blocking by

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    residential users and businesses can connect to the internet though internet service providers (ISPs). The various methods for doing this are called access technologies. While traditionally, these technologies are based around wired technologies, wireless internet connectivity is increasingly driving the innovation based around access technology. Access technologies are typically divided into two categories that encompass a range of different methods of access. Narrowband technologies refers to data download

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    Regulating Internet Service Providers

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    regulating Internet service providers (ISPs) following a federal court ruling. Issued on January of this year, the ruling does not allow the F.C.C’s rules for ISPs to treat all online traffic equally (Grandoni). Tom Wheeler, head of the F.C.C., suggested strict requirements for broadband companies to disclose their practices. In another case involving Verizon, the court ruled that the F.C.C. could not treat ISPs like public utilities. However, the F.C.C. is allowed to keep the internet competitive

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    The National Broadband Network, abbreviated as NBN is the Australia’s only whole scale and open access data network. This is the project under development. The NBN project is about providing high speed broadband to the citizens of Australia. NBN co Limited was established by the Australian government in 2009 and after four months NBN Co Tasmania was founded to operate the National Broadband Network in Tasmania as a subsidiary of NBN Co Limited. The development of National Broadband Network has faced

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    the Telecom Industry “The Telecommunications Act of 1996 created a framework for competition in local telecommunications. Under its rules and under the jurisdiction of state regulatory authorities, competitive local telephone companies were to gain access to some or all parts of the incumbent's network through known wholesale tariffs and offer retail local telephone service”(Loomis &Swann, 2005). The essay will discuss how alternative technologies such as WiMAX have come into competition with wireless

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