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Qwest Debuts New “Heavy Duty Internet”

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2010 – Yesterday, Qwest internet announced its intention to create a new brand of internet service called “heavy duty” internet, so named for its fast speed. The program’s advertising campaign declares it to be a “new kind of internet that doesn’t cut out while streaming your favorite movie, or during an all-out gaming marathon.”

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WASHINGTON, July 23, 2010 – Yesterday, Qwest internet announced its intention to create a new brand of internet service called “heavy duty” internet, so named for its fast speed. The program’s advertising campaign declares it to be a “new kind of internet that doesn’t cut out while streaming your favorite movie, or during an all-out gaming marathon.”

The program’s specific capabilities include, according to Qwest, the ability to “download an average 30-minute TV show in as little as 44 seconds” and “an HD movie in as little as 10 minutes.” Uploading video files, meanwhile, takes place in a matter of seconds.

“Heavy Duty” internet is also slated to debut new security features. Qwest offers 2 GB of online backup at no charge with the program, with additional space available for extra cost. The program is also equipped automatically with a copy of Norton Antivirus online.

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Looming Income Inequality Demands a National Broadband Plan for the Next Decade, Says Benton Expert

Jericho Casper

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WASHINGTON, July 23, 2010 – Yesterday, Qwest internet announced its intention to create a new brand of internet service called “heavy duty” internet, so named for its fast speed. The program’s advertising campaign declares it to be a “new kind of internet that doesn’t cut out while streaming your favorite movie, or during an all-out gaming marathon.”

The program’s specific capabilities include, according to Qwest, the ability to “download an average 30-minute TV show in as little as 44 seconds” and “an HD movie in as little as 10 minutes.” Uploading video files, meanwhile, takes place in a matter of seconds.

“Heavy Duty” internet is also slated to debut new security features. Qwest offers 2 GB of online backup at no charge with the program, with additional space available for extra cost. The program is also equipped automatically with a copy of Norton Antivirus online.

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Broadband and Education Policy Needs a Rethink in the Biden-Harris Administration, Say Panelists

Liana Sowa

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WASHINGTON, July 23, 2010 – Yesterday, Qwest internet announced its intention to create a new brand of internet service called “heavy duty” internet, so named for its fast speed. The program’s advertising campaign declares it to be a “new kind of internet that doesn’t cut out while streaming your favorite movie, or during an all-out gaming marathon.”

The program’s specific capabilities include, according to Qwest, the ability to “download an average 30-minute TV show in as little as 44 seconds” and “an HD movie in as little as 10 minutes.” Uploading video files, meanwhile, takes place in a matter of seconds.

“Heavy Duty” internet is also slated to debut new security features. Qwest offers 2 GB of online backup at no charge with the program, with additional space available for extra cost. The program is also equipped automatically with a copy of Norton Antivirus online.

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Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee Approves Reports on Disaster Response and Workforce Training

Jericho Casper

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Screenshot from the BDAC meeting

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2010 – Yesterday, Qwest internet announced its intention to create a new brand of internet service called “heavy duty” internet, so named for its fast speed. The program’s advertising campaign declares it to be a “new kind of internet that doesn’t cut out while streaming your favorite movie, or during an all-out gaming marathon.”

The program’s specific capabilities include, according to Qwest, the ability to “download an average 30-minute TV show in as little as 44 seconds” and “an HD movie in as little as 10 minutes.” Uploading video files, meanwhile, takes place in a matter of seconds.

“Heavy Duty” internet is also slated to debut new security features. Qwest offers 2 GB of online backup at no charge with the program, with additional space available for extra cost. The program is also equipped automatically with a copy of Norton Antivirus online.

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