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Wireless broadband - II

June 04, 2005 EST | Consumer Info , Internet

Does unlicensed mean unregulated? Many WISPs use what is termed “unlicensed” or “license exempt” devices to provide broadband services. This does not mean that they pose any safety concerns, or are somehow operating outside the law. The FCC tests and...

Wireless broadband

June 04, 2005 EST | Consumer Info , Internet

At the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), facilitating access to broadband services for all Americans, and thereby improving lives both at home and at work, is a central policy objective. Indeed, the President has called for affordable and universal broadband by...

VoIP / Internet Voice

June 04, 2005 EST | Consumer Info , Internet

Background Internet Voice, also known as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), is a technology that allows you to make telephone calls using a broadband Internet connection instead of a regular (or analog) phone line. Some services using VoIP may only...

Search engine rank

June 03, 2005 EST | Consumer Info , Internet

You're using your favorite search engine, ready to find the most appropriate sites for your needs. You type in your search terms, and up comes a list of the most relevant sites, right? Not necessarily, says the Federal Trade Commission...