Posted on 20 December 2011.
Chart shows growth in internet usage from different uses. VoIP, which is not really visible, refers to "voice over IP," or telephone service delivered over an internet connection. (SOURCE: Cicsco Systems Visual Networking Index)
By DAVID BORAKS
Internet traffic is exploding in the U.S. and around the world, thanks to growth in video, gaming and other data-heavy online uses. That’s a positive trend for anyone in the internet business. But it also means internet providers have to keep up with the ever-growing demand for capacity.
That trend is behind MI-Connection Communications System’s recent decision to upgrade technology for about 63 percent of its Internet and data customers, executives told the system board last week. The upgrade quadruples the capacity of network connections for 6,400 customers in Davidson and Cornelius and eventually could allow the company to offer cheaper high-speed connections for businesses and residential customers, the system’s CEO said. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cable TV, Cornelius, Huntersville, Mooresville, Town Hall
Posted on 12 December 2011.
Posted in Business, Cable TV, Opinion
Posted on 23 November 2011.
Updated Nov. 25, 11:52 a.m.
By DAVID BORAKS
David Auger (left) is the new CEO of MI-Connection. John Venzon is chairman of the system owned by Davidson and Mooresville. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
MOORESVILLE – Directors of the MI-Connection Communications System on Tuesday appointed telecommunications consultant and former Time Warner Cable executive David Auger as the first local CEO of the cable and internet network. His appointment comes as the towns of Mooresville and Davidson prepare to take over day-to-day operation of the the system, which they have owned since 2007.
At a special board meeting Tuesday at MI-Connection headquarters in Mooresville, the board also approved a new contract with Bristol Virginia Utilities (BVU), which has run the system for the towns – until now.
Under the new 3-year deal, the towns will take over management of the system – from marketing to finance to Read the full story
Posted in Beyond Davidson, Business, Cable TV, Cornelius, Mooresville, Town Hall
Posted on 03 November 2011.
Posted in Business, Cable TV, Cornelius, Mooresville