Netflix brings streaming service to Cuba

...currently has access to the Internet, according to Internet Live Stats, which uses information from the International Telecommunication Union, the United Nations and the World Bank to estimate the world's Internet users. Another estimate by the...

Jones to soup up Internet access

The telecommunication business is hoping that speed sells. Cable television company Jones Intercable plans to offer high-speed Internet access to...

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Telecommunications museum has new home

HINESVILLE, Ga. - When the Independent Telecommunication Pioneer Association needed a new home, the Glenn...it also wound up serving as the site for a small telecommunications museum in Hinesville. Morrie Sachsenmaier, the...

Arctic global warming allows cable construction

...melted so much Arctic ice that a telecommunication group is moving forward with a project...a Washington, D.C.-based telecommunications market research company. By comparison...the project will need to persuade telecommunications companies to buy a piece of the...

Temporary ban on taxing Internet service runs out

...governments to collect traditional telecommunication taxes. For some, a bigger problem...their ability to tax traditional telecommunications if the services were delivered over...the moratorium to cover traditional telecommunication taxes of state and local governments...

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...Miss. - Six of WorldCom Inc.'s 11-member board of directors resigned abruptly Tuesday, ridding the troubled telecommunication giant of the last group of directors who were present when it racked up $9 billion in accounting fraud. Another...

Computers 102: `remote' option links home, office

...hyped as the Internet, but remote-access and remote-control programs can be the most useful forms of telecommunication. I've noticed that way too many computer users are unaware of their potential. Too bad. I like to think...

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New toll-free prefix called on

...number is necessary, telecommunication industry experts said...code." The Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions, a...operating guidelines for the telecommunication industry, is already...said John Manning of the telecommunications alliance. Toll-free...

House panels back Internet tax bill

...subcommittees on Thursday over strong opposition from the nation's governors and local officials. The House Commerce telecommunication subcommittee and a Judiciary subcommittee on commercial law approved the Internet Tax Freedom Act, sponsored by...

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Glassy sponge has better fiber optics than man-made

...sea that grows thin glass fibers capable of transmitting light better than industrial fiber optic cables used for telecommunication. The natural glass fibers also are much more flexible than manufactured fiber optic cable that can crack if bent...

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