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  2. PrimeStar - Wikipedia

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    PrimeStar was a U.S. direct broadcast satellite broadcasting company formed in 1991 by a consortium of cable television system operators (TCI Satellite Entertainment Group, Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications, Comcast and MediaOne) and GE Americom, the satellite arm of General Electric, collectively referred to as the PrimeStar Partners.

  3. Fiber to the premises in the United States - Wikipedia

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    Completed deployment of FTTH, a first for the bright.net affiliates in Ohio. TDS Telecommunications Corp. Georgia, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Tennessee, and Wisconsin: 1 Gbit/s FTTH in some of the areas where TDS is the ILEC. TDS continues to actively install and upgrade to fiber throughout its network. US Internet: Minneapolis, Minnesota

  4. Xfinity - Wikipedia

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    The agreement continued after @Home's merger with Excite. When the combined company Excite@Home filed for bankruptcy in 2002, Comcast moved their roughly 950,000 internet customers completely onto their own network. Along with the price of internet subscriptions, Comcast charges users an additional $14.00/month to rent a cable modem.

  5. Microsoft SQL Server - Wikipedia

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    Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database management system developed by Microsoft.As a database server, it is a software product with the primary function of storing and retrieving data as requested by other software applications—which may run either on the same computer or on another computer across a network (including the Internet).

  6. Lumen Technologies - Wikipedia

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    In 2001, CenturyTel acquired CSW Net, Inc. of Russellville, Arkansas, and fended off a hostile take-over attempt by ALLTEL, Inc. In 2002, longtime chairman Clarke M. Williams died. He was succeeded by then vice chairman Glen F. Post III. The company sold its wireless business to ALLTEL in order to concentrate on its rural landline business.

  7. DStv - Wikipedia

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    History. In 1986 pay-television came to South Africa when an analogue, single-channel service, M-Net, was launched by Naspers.For almost seven years, all of M-Net's operations were handled by a single company until 1993 when a second subsidiary company, Multichoice, was created by Naspers.