December 3rd, 2013
Long gone are the days of dial-up Internet. Today, there’s an overabundance of high-speed Internet options to choose from, such as DSL, or digital subscriber line, fiber optic Internet and two of the most popular options to home and business owners, cable and satellite Internet.
Before we get too much into cable vs. satellite and which is the better Internet option, it’s first important to take a closer look at the specifics of each. Cable Internet is a high-speed option that is provided by the cable company and thereby uses the cable television infrastructure. Satellite Internet, on the other hand, is typically provided by satellite TV companies and uses three satellite dishes – one in space, one at the provider’s hub and one at the home or business location – to provide Internet.
November 29th, 2012
We have just made it through one of the largest shopping weekends of the year, which included Black Friday and Cyber Monday. However, it was only a few years ago that Cyber Monday did not exist. As online stores begin to become more widespread they begin to find ways to get involved in the Christmas Rush that Black Friday seem to bring. Initially it was not taken all that well, as people still favored the traditional brick and mortar retail stores. This initial lack of acceptance was also due to the fact that internet speeds were so slow with dial-up internet still being the most common type of residential internet access.
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Broadband Internet’s Impact On Black Friday & Cyber Monday
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November 20th, 2012
For people in rural areas, the options for Internet access may be limited and/or expensive. About 5% of the population in the United States lives in rural areas where Internet service is not offered. Rural areas where Internet service may be purchased is often extremely slow unless a high-speed Internet package is purchased from a DSL, wireless, satellite or Cable provider. Some of these options are more readily available than others.
Below is a description of the different Internet options that may be available to residents and businesses located in rural areas:
November 19th, 2012
Advancements of Internet technologies have made telecommuting possible, as well as a growing theme with many companies and their employees. The Internet makes communications, advertising, marketing, hiring, and much more possible for businesses. Making teleworkers a viable option in many different industries.
Employees who work from remote locations are often communicated with through e-mail, web conferencing, cell phones, instant messengers, Voice over IP services (VOIP), groupware, virtual private networks, conference calling, and video conferencing.
When employees are permitted to telecommute, it is a win-win for everyone involved. The company reaps benefits, along with the employees, and even the community benefits from teleworkers. High-speed, broadband Internet connections are required to facilitate the work, productivity, and communication of telecommuters.
November 16th, 2012
When the Internet was first commercialized in 1995, casual Internet users primarily utilized the Internet for shopping purposes. As Internet technologies advance, so do the passive Internet uses. Nowadays, the average casual High Speed Internet user utilizes online shopping, e-mail communications, and social networking websites.
Since the commercialization of the Internet, new uses have been emerging at a rapid rate. The Internet is accessed for a number of different purposes including: personal uses, educational purposes, business purposes, communications, and much more.
November 14th, 2012
Anyone who lives in a rural area knows accessing the Internet can be both a challenge and a major headache. Internet services that are not high-speed connections run extremely slow in rural areas. This is due to the distance the signal must travel through the cables, wires, etc. before it reaches the computer. To avoid the urge to rip your hair out over sloth-like slow speed of the Internet service in rural areas, look for a service provider who offers high-speed Internet service, which will most likely be in the form of Wireless Internet or Satellite Internet Service.
November 9th, 2012
The 2012 Presidential Election is over and everything is back to business as usual. Regardless of whether or not your candidate won, the nation still has a lot to look forward to and a lot to be thankful for. Nevertheless, everyone still seems to be talking about the election ‘process’ and how people are actually placing their ballot. The long lines that pile up just before the voting polls close have people asking if we are utilizing our latest technology. Many people seem to be hinting that we should be using our broadband internet service to cast our vote. Having high speed internet service that is cost effective and obtainable to the average American has drastically changed how we communicate, shop, pay our bills, and so much more. Why not use it to cast our vote, many people ask.
November 5th, 2012
Let’s face it; the world is a scary place. There are plenty of things to worry about including terrorism, imploding economies, wars, famines, nasty weather plus much more. As a result, there are now thousands of people who are getting prepared for the worst. These people are known as preppers and are doing everything from storing food, water and ammunition to building elaborate underground bunkers in order to try and survive the end of the world as we know it.
November 2nd, 2012
As the internet continues to grow, it continues to affect just about every aspect of our lives. However, for some people, it is just as hard to get online now as it was a few years ago. This is because they live in a region where traditional internet access is not possible thanks to being in an area where it is not geographically or monetarily feasible to run internet lines. However, those in rural regions still deserve to get online just like everyone else. This is actually more important in this day of age because the internet is constantly shifting and evolving. For these rural residents, it is important to be able to get online via broadband satellite. With speeds almost as fast as cable internet, getting online through satellite will help rural residents stay up to date with the latest shifts in internet usage.
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More Technology Innovations and Satellite Internet Leading The Way
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November 1st, 2012
While the world has been watching various political debates and wondering about the economy, other major news stories have been released in the field of internet access. From various new offerings and other happenings related to connectivity in rural areas, people have researched some of the top stories relevant to various internet access company and product information which you may enjoy reading since some of these stories hit closer to home than you’d expect.
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