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Windgate Ranch, a highend development in north Scottsdale by Toll Brothers Homes, will become the first residential community in Arizona with fiber optic cables running directly to each home, Qwest Communications International said.
FAIRFAX, VA. - Verizon Communications has flooded mailboxes, gone door to door and even handed out free ice cream as it seeks to sell its new FiOS television, telephone and high-speed Internet service.
January 26, 2005
Six years ago, "Six A" — a 400-pound robot used by the Department of Public Safety to defuse bombs and unruly people — could only travel about 300 feet.
Arizona Department of Public Safety bomb technician Doug Lindsay holds the fiber optic cable for robot
May 8, 2004
NEW YORK - The nation's three biggest regional phone companies announced an agreement Thursday to standardize the construction of residential fiber-optic networks, in hopes of getting ultra-fast Internet connections to homes more quickly and less expensively.
Leonard McKimmy of Kimbrell Electric measures for fiber-optic cable that will interconnect traffic signals downtown along Main Street.
STOCKHOLM -- Three Americans whose 1960s research laid the foundation for today's world of computerized images and lightning-fast communication shared the 2009 Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for their work developing fiber-optic cable and the sensor at the heart of digital cameras.
The Met, a multiuse development in Chandler, soon will bring its residents the most advanced entertainment and communications services available in the area.
Pinal County’s 9-1-1 service has been restored after a three-hour outage Friday morning when a fiber optic line was damaged.
Qwest Communications International said Monday it will launch a “disciplined” upgrade of its broadband system in the East Valley and elsewhere in its 14-state service territory that will give computer users greatly increased Internet speeds.
More than 1,100 communities have approached Google Inc. in hopes of landing one of the ultra-fast broadband networks that the company plans to build in a handful of spots around the country.
NEW YORK - US Airways said Thursday its computer system is returning to normal after a cut cable delayed about 100 flights.
The first roadway work related to Tempe’s planned streetcar is set to begin Monday in downtown as crews start locating underground utilities.
WASHINGTON - Federal regulators agreed Thursday to let states decide whether to spur competition between the regional Bell phone companies and their rivals, in a move that drew sharp criticism from Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael Powell.
Scott Olson, a student at Gilbert’s Highland High School, was selected as one of eight recipients to receive the Arizona Science & Engineering Fair’s highest grand award.
Internet and long distance telephone services were disrupted in Pinal County and parts of southeast Maricopa County Friday when a Qwest Communications fiber optic line was cut by a backhoe.
DENVER - Sidelined in the merger game since its failed bid for MCI, Qwest Communications could end up acquiring assets, being acquired or standing alone in the fastconsolidating telecommunications industry.
WASHINGTON - Regulators adopted rules Thursday to promote the development of a new wireless technology that can send large amounts of information between buildings without the need to dig up streets to lay cables.
DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday announced the first $182 million in federal stimulus money for 18 projects to expand high-speed Internet networks in rural areas and other underserved communities, including computer centers for 84 libraries in Arizona.
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Working with the basic material of computer chips, Intel Corp. researchers have constructed an all-silicon laser that could lead to computers one day harnessing light waves rather than electrical currents to shuttle data swiftly.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - In an advance that could drive down the cost of optical networks and help make fiber as common as copper wires, Intel Corp. researchers have built a continuously shining laser with the same material — silicon — that’s the foundation of today’s chip industry.
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Intel, the world’s largest computer chip maker, is pushing a new wireless technology that it believes can bring ultra-highspeed Internet access to American homes as efficiently as fiber-optic networks.