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  2. TelstraClear - Wikipedia

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    TelstraClear sold services on the Telecom NZ network until late 2009 with mobile data service via the Telecom NZ network. It used CDMA2000 technology. In July 2009, TelstraClear announced they would begin using Vodafone's network again, and this agreement came into place in 2010.

  3. Lumen Technologies - Wikipedia

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    Lumen Technologies, Inc. (formerly CenturyLink) is an American telecommunications company headquartered in Monroe, Louisiana, that offers communications, network services, security, cloud solutions, voice, and managed services.

  4. Qwest - Wikipedia

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    Qwest merged with "Baby Bell" US West on June 30, 2000 through an apparent hostile takeover.Philip Anschutz owned 17.5% of the resulting company. Unlike prior merger transactions between the Baby Bells, in which the acquired entities survived as subsidiaries of SBC Communications and Bell Atlantic, US WEST ceased to exist when it was immediately absorbed into Qwest with all subsidiaries of US ...

  5. Multichannel television in the United States - Wikipedia

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    Multichannel television in the United States has been available since at least 1948. The United States is served by multichannel television through cable television systems, direct-broadcast satellite providers, and various other wireline video providers; among the largest television providers in the U.S. are AT&T (through its DirecTV and U-verse divisions), Altice USA, Charter Communications ...

  6. Cable television in the United States - Wikipedia

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    History First systems. It is claimed that the first cable television system in the United States was created in 1948 in Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania by John Walson to provide television signals to people whose reception was poor because of tall mountains and buildings blocking TV signals.

  7. Cable television - Wikipedia

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    If the subscriber fails to pay their bill, the cable company can send a signal to deactivate the subscriber's box, preventing reception. There are also usually " upstream " channels on the cable to send data from the customer box to the cable headend, for advanced features such as requesting pay-per-view shows or movies, cable internet access ...

  8. Verizon Communications - Wikipedia

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    Verizon Communications Inc. is an American multinational telecommunications conglomerate and a corporate component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The company is headquartered at 1095 Avenue of the Americas in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, but is incorporated in Delaware.

  9. Internet service provider - Wikipedia

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    An Internet service provider (ISP) is an organization that provides a myriad of services for accessing, using, or participating in the Internet.Internet service providers can be organized in various forms, such as commercial, community-owned, non-profit, or otherwise privately owned.