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Triangle will offer wireless Internet in Havre

Havreites will soon have another option for high-speed Internet access. "We’re going to be offering primarily a wireless high-speed Internet service that will be very comparable in speed and quality to DSL services," said Tim…

States Struggle To Expand Crisis Communications- Only 14 have upgraded.

Only 14 states have upgraded communications equipment enough to allow public safety agencies to talk to each other during a terrorist attack or other emergency situation, a federal study of state emergency communications capabilities released…

Power-Line Internet Inches Closer- FCC’s Powell Likes Technology, but Technical and Regulatory Issues Remain

Proponents of a technology that sends Internet signals through electrical lines are trying to overcome years of skepticism to impress the Federal Communications Commission, which is soliciting comments this month on rules governing devices that…

Speaker to discuss tech in schools, rural areas on 4/9 in Missoula

The director of a program at Washington State University that teaches ways to improve communications technology and economic development will visit Missoula in April. By MICK HOLIEN of the Missoulian Bill Gillis of the Center…

More Wireless Internet Access Set for Lower Manhattan Parks

A downtown business improvement district is planning to establish free high-speed wireless Internet access in six parks and public spaces in Lower Manhattan next month, significantly expanding the availability downtown of wireless connections to the…

Wireless vendors plan low-cost, high-speed metropolitan networks

Wireless vendors plan to sell broadband metropolitan-area network gear next year that they expect will outdo telco, cable and DSL service on price and speed. Major chip and wireless equipment manufacturers today announced plans to…

Point of no return- Are you managing your e-mail, or does it manage you?

Haven’t you wondered just once, when you come into work and find 100 e-mails waiting in your in-box, what we’ve gotten ourselves into with this technology thing? By Jill FitzSimmons Western Montana InBusiness- Missoulian On…

Qwest to offer package of voice-over services – Net-protocol plan for businesses to be available mid-May

"The voice-over-IP offering will be targeted to businesses and will include local, long-distance, Internet telephone calling, dedicated Internet access and features to meet customer calling patterns and needs."

Speedy Wi-Fi Gaining Popularity Fast

What do a pediatrician, the manager of an upscale hotel and two technology consultants have in common? Wi-Fi. By Vikas Bajaj Knight Ridder News Service The high-speed wireless technology, which works off radio frequency signals,…

Which Internet Access Channel Will Prevail, ADSL or FTTH?

(Great article sent in by Geoff Badenoch, Director of the Missoula Redevelopment Agency (MRA). Geoff has formed a group to look at communications solutions for Missoula. If you have ideas or comments, please contact him at
[email protected] – Russ)