The wooden formwork has been taken off the wall an

first_imgThe wooden formwork has been taken off the wall and we see a collection of the clamps that held it in place. Notice the decoration at the top of wall. The impressions were made by wooden pieces fastened to the interior of the formwork. September 2, 2011August 3. to 8. 2011 was the last time we reported on the construction of an additional segment of the wall behind the metal shop. We can see a good photo of the wall form in the 8/5/2011 posting.The concrete wall has cured and construction staff and workshop participants are assembled to remove the formwork.center_img The crew.Photos were taken by planning intern Julie Pedtkelast_img read more

French ISP Iliad Telecom had 504 million broadban

first_imgFrench ISP Iliad Telecom had 5.04 million broadband subscribers at the end of March, up from 4.5 million a year earlier.The company’s Free subscriber base grew from 3.866 million to 4.72 million, while Alice customer numbers decreased from 638,000 to 320,000. During the quarter, 46,000 Alice customers migrated to Free-branded services.Iliad’s consolidated revenues increased by 28.6% to €655.7 million.last_img

US cable giant Comcast has unveiled its own homeb

first_imgUS cable giant Comcast has unveiled its own home-built DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem and said it will go into production this year ahead of deployment in 2016.Comcast, which has been a driving force behind development of a number of the cable industry’s next-generation technologies, including the Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) and the RDK software bundle for consumer premises equipment, has combined a WiFi router, IP video technology and integrated home automation and security capabilities in the device, according to CTO Tony Werner’s blog posting.Werner said that the Comcast Gigabit Home Gateway could deliver speeds in excess of 1Gbps, thanks to DOCSIS 3.1, and that it would be backward compatible with the DOCSIS 3.0 standard to enable deployment in the near term. The device integrates the PowerCloud home network control and monitoring technology acquired by Comcast in 2014, and also uses the RDK-B open-sourced software developed by Comcast with contributions from companies including Cisco.last_img read more