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internet service provider

Internet provider Informatics A company–eg, AOL, Earthlink, that provides a gateway to the Internet and the Web, via an electronic connection–either directly or through a modem, as well as software and services, for which the user pays a monthly fee
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The survey also found that 12 percent of users have a ``strong intention'' to switch ISPs in the next 12 months and an additional 22 percent might consider switching; the most critical factors that could cause them to switch are speed (81 percent) and price (68 percent).
Roughly half of the surveyed ISPs indicated they had deployed mechanisms to detect both DNS and VOIP threats.
The MX Logic SRG provides ISPs with a flexible enforcement point for their Acceptable Use Policies (AUPs), while also delivering unprecedented visibility of subscriber abuse and outbound email pollution.
Once they are properly selected, packaged and promoted, they become valuable competitive assets for ISPs to close new business, drive profits and reduce customer churn.
Our system has taken ISP monitoring to a new dimension by providing a holistic view of all e-mail activity and tracking each individual message that is distributed, no matter the destination domain.
Many ISPs, National ISP organizations and state-run ISP groups have already expressed their interest in joining the fight and standing in support of the Alliance.
TransMedia's ISP application suite provides the seamless product integration, compatibility, ease of use, and fast, virtually buffer-free, audio and video streaming that have been missing up to now.
Immediately following the luncheon on Monday, a special session titled "Life after Death: Dissecting the 9th Circuit's Cable Appeal" will feature the author of the winning appeal and the ISP who was awarded the decision.
ZKS' Synbridge is helping industry-leading ISPs generate new revenue and significantly lower the costs associated with supporting and bringing new subscriber services to market.
The new features enable Internet Service Provider (ISP) customers to more easily comply with regulations requiring ISPs to monitor and report messaging activities of certain individuals.