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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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Entropic's Broadband Access solution leverages its highly successful and field-proven silicon, based on the MoCA standard, which enables a full mesh network to be formed using existing coax cables and splitters, and is comprised of its EN3011 Access NC and the EN3230 Access Client silicon.
One North East eBusiness Specialist Stephen Carey said: "In 2005 One North East funded broadband access to the final 26 telephone exchanges in the region that had not been previously connected.
Legislators from areas with no broadband access available issued a slew of statements celebrating the long-sought initiative yesterday, because without state intervention residents and businesses have no way of knowing how long they may continue to go without high-speed Internet service.
Under current Federal Communications Commission standards, a Zip code with as little as one broadband access point is designated as having broadband access, though coverage of that area is hardly ubiquitous.
The Ovation MC870D is a pocket-sized, HSDPA USB modem with mobile broadband access download speeds of up to 7.2 Mb/s which can be used with either a laptop or a desktop PC.
In October, following the final phase of the project, 99.97 per cent of premises will enjoy broadband access.
Under the agreement Ericsson would deliver its Public Ethernet Broadband Access solution, becoming the first ADSL2+ in service in the Northern Latin America market region.
It also demonstrates that in addition to Ciena's specialist expertise in other high-growth areas --including broadband access and carrier-class Ethernet--we maintain our strong leadership position and commitment to core networking," said Eric Sele, Ciena's managing director for Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) technology, which uses normal telephone lines for broadband access, started slow, but has now taken over nearly 60 per cent of the broadband market.
KT also has a contract with India's largest fixed-line operator, state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam, to provide its expertise in broadband access as well as equipment.
The growing popularity of wireless home networks makes providing employees with portable PCs equipped with wireless network adapters even more compelling--they can be more productive because they can tap into their home networks for off-hours broadband access.
As Robert Crandall of the Brookings Institution noted in a report last year, even a modest upsurge in the number of homes equipped with broadband access would add $500 billion to the gross domestic product.