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  • Fiber Optics Wire
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    History E-Tek Dynamics was founded in 1983. The company started out as a research and development firm for the Department of Defense and NASA. E-Tek started with only a few typewriters and a few hundred dollars; little did they know that the company was on its way to being one of the leaders in communication. The first task of this new company was to set up high-speed communications cables for NASA. (web) Problem There are many problems that we must overcome. The cables can only be one inch in d...
  • Mergers The Federal Commerce Commission
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    MERGERS The Federal Commerce Commission conditionally approved AT&T's acquisition of cable company MediaOne. The Department of Justice's Anti-trust division conducted it's own separate anti-trust merger review and proposed a consent decree with AT&T which requires the merged firm to divest it's interest in the cable broadband ISP Road Runner and to obtain Department of Justice approval before entering certain types of broadband arrangements with Time Warner and America Online. This merger is in ...
  • Aol Time Warner Merger
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    Mergers: AOL / Time Warner's effect on Business By Jason M. Rusk, Business 100 September 3, 2001 The bottom-line to all the hype and talk about the AOL / Time Warner merger is that "Everyone" is running scared. Because, with the merging of companies that control massive amounts of access to the public, and hardware to get their product into your house, there is less and less choices for the American public. And there is even less chance for a smaller company to compete with the "Mega-Media" comp...
  • Communications Decency Act
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    Telecommunications act of 1996 In an attempt to take control of telecommunication technology, congress passed the Telecommunications Act of 1996. This massive act comprehensively addresses virtually every current aspect of telecommunications. It is the first major telecommunications legislation enacted since the Communications Act of 1934, which essentially established the air waves as public property, regulated by the government. Major provisions in the media include major restructuring of the ...
  • Feeder Cable Routes Cable Pairs
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    Outside Plant Outside plant is the network of cables, poles, conduit, feeder cable, distribution cable, terminals, aerial and drop wire, and fiber optics that interconnects CO's and connects from the local CO to the home or customer. The local loop or last mile is the link between the CO and the customer. The local loop is mainly made up of twisted-pair copper wire. Twisted-pair cables are classified by the wire gauge and the number of pairs within the sheath. The sizes vary from 1 pair to 3,600...
  • Tweak File For Windows Nt 2000 Xp
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    CABLENUT ADJUSTER vs. 4.08 Copyright (C) 2000, 2001 Cable Nut Software - web Asked Questions (FAQ): web has a frequently asked questions guide as well as other content about the Cable Nut Software. INSTALLATION: The Cable Nut Adjuster is compatible with Windows 95/98/98 SE / ME/NT/2000/X Peach CCS file is tagged with an Operating System specific tag to show what Operating System it is compatible for. Explanation of specific terms are found below. 2 K = Windows NT/2000/XP supported 9 X = Windows ...
  • Timed Signal From The Cable Line
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    On Wednesday, the 13th of March 1991, American Cablevision of Queens, New York, sent the first electronic 'Bullet'. This so-called 'Bullet' was in fact, an electronic signal directed to unauthorized cable boxes causing them to turn-off. Approximately 300+ unsuspecting customers then called the cable company to complain and were subsequently taken to court for cable theft. The 'Bullet' works by ordering the computer processor within the cable box to lock-up if it is authorized for all channels. S...
  • 1996 Vs 126 N 34 P 16
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    The V-Chip In the process of un bridling the burdened telecommunications industry, Congress somehow forgot itself and managed to regulate a new blossoming business. This industry was one that was a true and unadulterated free market. It is the Internet. This market place, which resides everywhere yet nowhere in a place called cyberspace, deals in one thing: information. Each day millions of people trade uncountable letters, memos, posts on newsgroups, photographs and innumerable conventional and...
  • Signal Loss In The 500 Feet Cable
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    Attenuation Effects on Data Transmitted through CableAbstractAttenuation refers to any reduction in the strength of a signal. Attenuation occurs with digital or analog signals. Attenuation is the end result of signals being transmitted extended distances. Attenuation is usually expressed in units called decibels (dBs). The cable type will determine at what point along the length of the cable signal degradation occurs. Repeaters can be inserted along the length of the cable to boost the signal st...
  • 1939 World's Fair Sarnoff
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    David Sarnoff 1891 Born in Russia 1900 Moved to the United States 1906 Introduced to Marconi 1930 Became 3rd president of RCA 1939 Introduced TV at Worlds Fair 1965 Becomes Chairman of RCA 1971 Dies of Shingles David Sarnoff was born on February 27, 1891. In 1900, his father had made enough money to bring the rest of his family over to the United States. They finally arrived in Manhattan on July 2, 1900. It was during this time at the Commercial Cable Company that he first saw the telegraph key....
  • End Steven And The Cable Guy
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    1. Grey, Harriet. The Cable Guy. USA, St. Martin's Paperback's, 1996.247 p. 2. I could say that this is a mystery and suspense novel. There is mystery because the main character tries to discover who his new friend really is. Also there is suspense at the end of the novel because his friend tries to steal his girlfriend. He thinks that he wants to kill her and that causes suspense. 3. I have read 247 pages. 4. This story is about a man named Steven. Steven moved in to his new apartment and he wa...
  • Cablevision Subscribers
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    The YES Network, frustrated by the fact that it can not be seen in three million metropolitan area households in New York served Cablevision with a suit in federal court in Manhattan yesterday. YES accused Cablevision of violating antitrust laws, by illegally using its power as an owner of both cable systems and sports networks like MSG and Fox Sports New York to deny YES's Yankees games to its subscribers. Leo J. Hinder Jr., YES's chairman, who said he had waited to file suit until he was sure ...
  • Our Cable Television Company
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    Recently, our cable television company switched from analog to digital cable; and ever since they made this change, it has been one thing going wrong after another. First of all, they raised our rates. Then we were presented with this huge, black cable box to put on top of our television set. Also, I learned that I had to have a box for every television set in the house. The real inconvenience came when I was informed that I could no longer watch one television show while recording a program fro...

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