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cable modem

An internet modem that communicates over the television cable, which can allow a continuously “live” Internet connection and transfer rates of ± 1.5 Mbps
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Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals did find that cable Internet service is a telecommunications service, meaning federal regulators have the ability to force those lines open.
Despite the focus of most of the attention and advocacy toward the federal level, local authorities took the first regulatory step toward open cable Internet access.
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The ruling means a cable Internet customer must pay for the cable company's service provider even if the customer would prefer another provider such as America Online or MindSpring Enterprises Inc.
What baffles the residents is that the drive deprives them of electricity, telephone and cable Internet connections that are entangled with trees and are cut during the CBF drive.
Time Warner Cable Internet customers also have free access to one of the nation s largest WiFi Hotspot networks, with more than 400,000 hotspots, through the Cable WiFiA network.
Cable Internet bandwidth is shared with other cable subscribers in your neighborhood, so you may see decreased performance during peak usage times.
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News of the $45.2 billion deal uniting the largest two US cable firms raised regulatory concerns about the reach of Comcast, which owns NBCUniversal's film and television assets and is one of the largest providers of cable Internet.
MANILA -- If you've been freeloading on cable TV or cable Internet with illegal connection, you could now end up in the slammer.