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Newspaper Column: Instant Internet Access from Reston

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dc.contributor.author Nicoson, William J.
dc.date.accessioned 2005-03-16T16:16:07Z
dc.date.available 2005-03-16T16:16:07Z
dc.date.issued 2000-01
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/1920/74
dc.description PDF file distilled from original WordPerfect document. Original size 11" x 8.5". en
dc.description.abstract “When,” asked my wife, “will the promised day arrive? When will all that new TV cable get me to the internet without wasting dial-up time?” As usual, I agreed to research her question. The answer surprised us. The promised day arrived two weeks ago. Installation by Jones Communications of Reston’s new cable infrastructure was completed as the Year 2000 rolled in: a Y2K bonus. At about the same time, Jones Communications took the name of its controlling stockholder in 1999, Comcast Corporation, the third largest U.S. cable company. And at about the same time, Comcast began renting and selling cable modems to Restonians, permitting instant computer access to the World Wide Web.
dc.format.extent 36430 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher The Connection en
dc.subject Reston (Va.) en_US
dc.subject Comcast, Inc. en_US
dc.subject high-speed Internet access en_US
dc.title Newspaper Column: Instant Internet Access from Reston en
dc.type Article en


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