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Digium's Billy Chia Gives Overview of Asterisk

Digium's Shaun Ruffell Billy Chia gives excellent overview of Asterisk including some technical analysis such as channel drivers and dynamically loaded modules. He gave one example of the dynamically loaded Cisco SCCP modules. He even showed a SSH session to...

HomePNA Ratifies Fast EoC Delivering 640 Mbps over Coax

Home wireless too slow for you? But too much trouble to "snake" Ethernet cables throughout your home for speedier performance? Well, today we have a new solution from HomePNA, which just ratified a new broadband access specification called "Fast EoC"...

Huawei Makes DSL Breakthrough with World's 1st 700 Mb/s Prototype

Some fascinating news from Huawei today announcing the world’s first 700 Mb/s prototype in Hong Kong. This is over PSTN copper! Finally the cable / MSO companies have some truly high speed broadband competition. DSL is notoriously slow, especially at...

New Vonage Lite Calling Plan

Vonage today announced a new calling plan called Vonage Lite for $9.99 per month. It offers customers 200 minutes of residential calling (5 cents for each additional minute) to the US, Canada & Puerto Rico. It also includes unlimited incoming...

Cox Communications Expands Fast 50Mbps Broadband Internet to Virginia

Cox Communications today expanded its fastest broadband service to residential and business customers in Northern Virginia. Now offered in Fairfax County and Fredericksburg it delivers up to 50 Megabits per second (Mbps) downloads and 5 Mbps uploads using DOCSIS 3.0....

John Chambers Blogs about Broadband Stimulus on GigaOM

Om Malik sent a note saying Cisco CEO John Chambers posted a guest blog entry so I went to check it out.John begins:Now that President Obama has signed the $787 billion economic stimulus package into law, the real hard work...

President-Elect Barack Obama's $40 billion <strike>Handout</strike> Bailout to Internet Providers

President-Elect Barack Obama is planning to send up to $40 billion in grants and loans bailout funds toward improving broadband availability and speeds as part of broader economic stimulus efforts, according to UBS analysts. According to Telephony Online: A...

Verizon FiOS Voice+Internet Cheaper than just FiOS Internet?

I had to do a double-take when I read the Verizon FiOS pricing plans page that shows Verizon FiOS Internet with Verizon home phone service is less expensive than FiOS Internet without Verizon home phone service. It's $5 cheaper...

Cheap Broadband is the Oil of the Modern Economy -- Shouldn't This Have a Greener Hook?

Very interesting post comparing cheap broadband to cheap oil on Mashable. Here's the lead of the piece: Oil and broadband Internet access are the twin fuels of both brick and mortar businesses and Internet based businesses. When oil prices are...

The Dead Zone: AT&T's iPhone 3G Coverage Woes

Excited about buying Apple's new iPhone 3G, which goes on sale tomorrow? Pumped about those blazing-fast 3G Internet speeds? Hope you don't live in beautiful Bozeman, Montana; Burlington, Vermont; or Des Moines, Iowa... Those are just a few places...

T-Mobile USA T-Mobile@Home VoIP Service

T-Mobile USA is going to launch next week a $10-a-month broadband VoIP service that will be available to T-Mobile wireless subscribers. The VoIP service is called T-Mobile@Home, granting users unlimited local and long-distance calls over a broadband connection. They've partnered...

AT&T CallVantage Major Outage...

I have received an unconfirmed report of a major outage for AT&T CallVantage, which is AT&T's VoIP broadband service. I was emailed the following: "At 2:00 pm the voice system is now stating that they have a major outage." Gee,...

ADSL to reach 100Mbps speed!

According to The Sydney Morning Herald, a 29-year old Australian wiz kid, Dr.Papandriopoulos, has found a way to squeeze more broadband juice out of your phone line, which will improve DSL speeds. Apparently, the technology eliminates a lot of the...

FCC Displeased with U.S. Broadband Deployment Rate

According to an eWeek article, the FCC is not pleased with the rate at which broadband is being deployed in the U.S. According to eWeek, the FCC has started a Notice of Inquiry into whether broadband services are being provided...

Google Announces Free In-Home Wireless

Google is now offering free in-home wireless broadband service as part of their TiSP beta. According to Google, "Sick of paying for broadband that you have to, well, pay for? Introducing Google TiSP (BETA), our new FREE in-home wireless broadband...

D-Link DI-102 Broadband Internet VoIP Accelerator

Long-time fans of the VoIP & Gadgets blog, may recalled my 2005 post titled, Mysterious QoS Device, where I discovered with some help from a tipster that Linksys and D-Link were using Ubicom's StreamEngine Net Accelerator to perform Qos techniques...

Verizon, Dell Offer Pay-As-You-Go Broadband

According to ABIResearch.com, Verizon, Dell plan to offer Pay-As-You-Go Broadband with Verizon's EV-DO technology embedded into select Dell laptops. Teaming up with Dell is a very smart way for Verizon to shore up their marketshare in the high-speed long-distance wireless...

CompUSA to offer Covad broadband

Covad and CompUSA have announced a deal to offer Covad's broadband in 168 stores nationwide. CompUSA and Covad have created what they are claiming is "a total technology solution for the very small business market". According to Covad, small business...

2006 the year of IPTV?

Is 2006 the year for IPTV? Certainly seems that way with all the releases I've been getting in email lately, including this one below, which lists broadband data and 400 IPTV channels. 400 channels? 400 CHANNELS!?!?! Sheesh! I only have...

CES 2006: Annual CE Clambake Kicks Off Tomorrow

Just like New Year's Day follows New Year's Eve, the giant annual consumer electronics clambake in the desert known as the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) kicks off a few days after New Year's -- in this case tomorrow -- in Las Vegas....

Verizon Inflight Wireless Broadband

According to PRNewswire, "Verizon Airfone has made significant progress toward providing wireless broadband services for U.S. air travel. The announcement follows the FCC's establishment of rules for auctioning spectrum in the 800 MHz band dedicated to commercial air-to-ground telecommunication services....

Cingular BroadbandConnect 3G network

Cingular has just launched BroadbandConnect, a 3G wireless network that Cingular claims is the largest national high-speed wireless data network. The broadband service will be available to around 35 million people. Cingular, plans to expand the high-speed wireless network throughout...

FCC wants ala carte TV channels

I heard on WABC talk radio this morning that the FCC wants cable companies to offer TV channels "a la carte" to give consumers more choice. Considering how harsh I was on the FCC's e911 requirements this morning, I have...

SupportSoft and Thomson team up for the Triple Play

I'm a huge fan of Triple Play or even Quadruple Play solutions. I mean who doesn't want IP-TV/video-on-demand, broadband, and VoIP all in one cost-savings bundled package? One of the challenges in Triple Play is the provisioning and management...

Democrats want nationwide broadband policy

Below is the text of Leader Pelosi's speech this morning to the National Press Club. Statements are included from industry and academic leaders regarding the Innovation Agenda which addresses America's nationwide broadband policy and even mentions voice over IP.I highlighted...
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