Packets Down Range: October 21 ISP News & More
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Data Center News
Cologix opens new Headquarters in Denver
Hurricane Electric expands to Tierpoint Little Rock
•Comcast Boosts Speeds
Beginning this week, new and existing customers will be able to take advantage of the following upgraded speeds*:
- Performance Starter/Connect from 50 Mbps to 75 Mbps
- Performance/Connect More from 100 Mbps to 200 Mbps
- Performance Pro/Fast from 300 Mbps to 400 Mbps
- Blast/Superfast from 600 Mbps to 800 Mbps
- Extreme Pro/Gigabit (formerly Ultrafast) from 900 Mbps to 1 Gbps
Note the *. Limited availability. The markets are listed in the above article.
More than a dozen movie production companies that own the copyrights to popular movies like “Rambo V: Last Blood” advanced a copyright infringement lawsuit against internet provider RCN Telecom Services LLC, which allegedly failed to terminate the accounts of internet users pirating the movies over BitTorrent networks.
If you are an ISP, don’t ignore those copyright notices. Have a special email address set up to receive these you have registered at the DMCA website.
•$70 is the magic number
According to JD Power. Fixed and wireless broadband customers cited price as the number one reason they would switch service providers…
Visit https://atheral.co/ for your unified communications needs.
The folks over at Preseem have a new Podcast.
The latest episode of The Brothers WISP
Other Industry News
Fcc to not grant approval for new ZTE and Huawei gear
Gas Social Media app Takes off
Gas is a social media app that lets teens leave anonymous positive messages for others in their school. It has been ranked the #1 app for free social apps in terms of downloads.
Local State News
Indiana Broadband Association Names New Director
Indiana’s Next Level Connections Broadband’s Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) announced Rokshana Shireen as its new broadband director. Shireen joined OCRA as a Next Level Connections program manager in June 2021. Prior to joining OCRA, Shireen served the state for over ten years in various roles.
Mikrotik has a video on logging
Peering, Interconnection, and multi-site connectivity visit fd-ix.com
Some cabling photos for your enjoyment
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