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Broadband's power-line push

Broadband over power line services use radio frequency signals sent over medium- and low-voltage AC power lines to connect users to the Internet. The FCC and others believe BPL could emerge as an important competitor to cable and DSL broadband services.
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BPL service in action

Broadband over power line services use radio frequency signals sent over medium- and low-voltage AC power lines to connect users to the Internet. The FCC and others believe BPL could emerge as an important competitor to cable and DSL broadband services.

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