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DisplayPort 1.3 details announced

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A update to the DisplayPort standard was announced today. DisplayPort 1.3 will allow bandwidth up to 32.4 Gbits/second and connections to much higher resolution displays and multi-monitor setups.

Fourth Undersea Cable Cut

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Internet services in Qatar have been seriously disrupted because of damage to an undersea telecoms cable linking the Gulf state to the UAE, the fourth such incident in less than a week. Qatar Telecom (Qtel)...

Third undersea cable cut in Middle East

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A third undersea cable was cut on Friday, just two days after two breaks near Egypt disrupted Web access in parts of the Middle East and Asia, Indian-owned cable network operator FLAG Telecom said. FLAG,...

Damaged Cable Disrupts Internet in the Middle East

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A breakdown in an international undersea cable network disrupted Internet links to Egypt, India and Gulf Arab countries on Wednesday, and Egypt said it could take several days for its services to return to normal....

Cable Company Empties 14,000 E-Mail Accounts

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Charter Communications officials believe a software error during routine maintenance caused the company to delete the contents of 14,000 customer e-mail accounts. There is no way to retrieve the messages, photos and other attachments that...

Google Building Pacific Fiber Cable

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Google is reportedly in negotiations to build a fibre optic cable across the Pacific to link its US operations with Asia. Australian magazine Communications Day claimed that the search giant is in talks with Asian...

Cable Companies Facing Big Bandwidth Crunch

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With internet usage expanding exponentially and demand for high-speed connections ever growing, cable internet companies may soon be facing serious bandwidth issues, according to a report by ABI Research. The problem comes from more demanding...

Microsoft Sheds Control of its Cable Network

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NBC Universal and Microsoft on Friday announced a deal in which the media conglomerate will purchase a controlling stake in the MSNBC cable channel. Under the agreement, NBC Universal, a subsidiary of...

Microsoft Inks Cable Deal for HDTV Support

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Microsoft has finalized a deal with the cable industry that should pave the way for PCs to display high-definition cable TV by next year's holiday season, the company said Wednesday. The pact,...

eBay to pop up on Time Warner Cable screen

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Time Warner Cable has struck a deal with privately owned BIAP that will allow cable customers to make Internet auction bids through eBay on their television. Time Warner Cable digital subscribers in the Austin, Texas,...

FCC mulls appeal in cable access dispute

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California (AP) -- A federal appeals court is standing by its October ruling that cable TV operators should open their lines to rivals who also want to use them to sell high-speed Internet service. ...

Court Overturns FCC Cable Modem Decision

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A federal appeals court opened the door Monday to additional rules on high-speed Internet access over cable television lines, overturning a Federal Communications Commission decision that competitors say has kept them locked out of the...

Microsoft signs Mexican cable operators

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Microsoft's television division is licensing its software to major cable operators in Mexico as it builds momentum for its tests in the United States. Microsoft TV Division will announce Tuesday that it is...

Cable firms to test Microsoft TV software

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The nation's two largest cable operators will test Microsoft Corp.'s digital television software with some of their subscribers under agreements to be announced today. Although limited in scope, the trials by Comcast Cable...

Microsoft moves in on cable TV

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Microsoft is planning to sell new software to cable TV companies in an effort to gain a stronger foothold in the industry. The company's chairman and founder, Bill Gates, is expected to...

Cable co signs PS2 network deal

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UK cable operator Telewest has signed a deal with Sony that will see the company working on the creation of a high-speed network to allow PS2 owners across Europe to play online games on their...

Cable modem users top 10m in US

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There are more than 10m cable broadband punters in the US, according to the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA). It claims some 75m households in the US have access to cable broadband services, with...

xDSL overtakes cable in Europe

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DSL has overtaken cable as the most popular broadband technology in Europe, according to the latest research from Forrester. Comparing the two technologies, it found that 56 per cent of broadband connections in Europe were...

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