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broadband

A transmission method for high-capacity data (e.g., video) requiring massive bandwidth, which is commonly carried by fibre-optic or coaxial cable, and is capable of transmitting > 1 million data bits/second.
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Eligible small-business customers who sign up for Qwest's "Price for Life" on their high-speed Internet service enjoy further monthly savings when they bundle their other communications services with Qwest.
For a limited time, new subscribers can get High-Speed Internet access and all the related features for just $9.
To sign up for Hawaiian Telcom High-Speed Internet service or the myChoice bundle, call 643-0805, visit www.
We're excited to work with a powerful distributor like EchoStar to make high-speed Internet services powered by WildBlue available to their customers across the country.
A separate satellite dish is required to receive the high-speed Internet service; however an additional phone line is not necessary.
For consumers, Embarq offers an innovative portfolio of services that includes reliable local and long distance home phone service, high-speed Internet, wireless, and Dish Network satellite TV - all on one monthly bill.
Participants will meet with local and statewide ISPs to learn what services may be available, and walk away with a better understanding of the issues surrounding providing high-speed Internet.
Such forward-looking statements include, among other things, the ability to offer advanced wireless technologies, integrated with high-speed Internet via satellite, to provide real-time security and monitoring solutions for the Homeland Defense Sector, Oil and Gas industry, Hotels and other industries or the ability to supply high-speed satellite Internet access and integrated security technologies to any location in the country, at higher speeds and lower costs than other current technology providers nationwide.
In December, it was the first communications company in Canada to include an Internet security package, Shaw Secure, as part of its high-speed Internet packages, representing a significant annual savings to consumers.
Additional enhancements will be made to Shaw High-Speed Internet later this month affecting the number of email accounts per residence and mailbox quotas.
The most common reason cited by carriers is the high capital expense required to upgrade network equipment and the time it takes to dig up the streets in order to install copper wiring or coaxial cable needed to carry high-speed Internet data traffic.
Cox provides an array of other communications and entertainment services, including local and long-distance telephone under the Cox Digital Telephone brand, high-speed Internet access under the Cox High Speed Internet brand, and commercial voice and data services via Cox Business Services.

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