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With Gogo, Alaska Airlines passengers will be able to browse the Web; access online music, games, podcasts and webcasts; send and receive e-mail; and connect to virtual private networks while flying. The easy-to-use service will provide passengers with full Internet access on any Wi-Fi-equipped laptop or personal electronic device at speeds similar to wireless mobile broadband services on the ground.

Alaska Airlines to offer Gogo inflight internet service

With Gogo, Alaska Airlines passengers will be able to browse the Web; access online music, games, podcasts and webcasts; send and receive e-mail; and connect to virtual private networks while flying. The easy-to-use service will provide passengers with full Internet access on any Wi-Fi-equipped laptop or personal electronic device at speeds similar to wireless mobile […]

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On February 10th, 2010, Google announced “Google Fiber”, an experimental project in which it will install fiber high speed interconnects to a selected area in the United States. The fiber internet connection will provide up to 1 Gigabit per second internet connection to homes in the selected communities. Thats over 100 time faster than the fastest internet currently available to the residents   of Hawaii.

Big Island Fiber Initiative wants your support for high speed internet

On February 10th, 2010, Google announced “Google Fiber”, an experimental project in which it will install fiber high speed interconnects to a selected area in the United States. The fiber internet connection will provide up to 1 Gigabit per second internet connection to homes in the selected communities. Thats over 100 time faster than the […]

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Oceanic Cable service undergoing maintenance, possible internet and phone service disruptions

From the Oceanic Time Warner website Thursday January 28th 10AM-2PM On the Big Island in Hilo customers may experience intermittent high speed internet and home phone service due to planned maintenance.

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Newspaper publishers revenues decline in 2008

Newspaper publishers experienced a single-year decline in total revenue of 8.3 percent — from $47.9 billion in 2007 to $43.9 billion in 2008. This followed a more modest decline of 2.7 percent in 2007, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today.

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Governor Lingle vetoes online tax bill

Governor Lingle vetoes online tax bill

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU – Governor Linda Lingle vetoed HB 1405 today because this legislation has immediate and adverse consequences for residents and businesses of Hawai‘i. This legislation would place Hawai‘i companies at a competitive disadvantage. As a consequence of this bill, Hawai‘i businesses would no longer be able to receive commissions for advertisements on their […]

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Library needs public to participate in web survey on free internet access

Library needs public to participate in web survey on free internet access

MEDIA RELEASE From June 1 – 15, 2009, the Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) will be one of 636 libraries chosen to participate in the U.S. IMPACT web Internet survey to study how people like you use the free computers and Internet connections in public libraries.  This nationwide survey is being conducted by the […]

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Office of the Mayor launches new website

Office of the Mayor launches new website

MEDIA RELEASE A new Web site from the Hawaii County Office of the Mayor is being launched today at www.hawconews.com. The site includes press releases, features, announcements, photo galleries and video provided by the Mayor and his staff, and County press releases that will be cataloged on the site by geographical district. You will also […]

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Hawaiian Telcom files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

MEDIA RELEASE FROM HAWAIIAN TELCOM Hawaiian Telcom to facilitate balance sheet restructuring through Chapter 11; Company operations to continue without interruption HONOLULU — Hawaiian Telcom Communications, Inc., announced Monday, Dec. 1 that to continue its balance sheet restructuring process and ensure the company’s long-term financial health, it has filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter […]

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