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Telecommunications in Brunei

This article covers telecommunication in Brunei. Telephone service throughout the country is good. Broadband of DSTCom Country Internet hosts: 14,950 Internet users: 306,000 Brunei's Internet service is monopolized by Telekom Brunei. ADSL speeds were ranging from 512 kbit/s to the maximum speed of 1 Mbit/s through ADSL2+ broadband. 1 Mbit/s was priced at BND$128 per month. It is known that the Brunei's broadband ranging from 512 kbit/s to 1 Mbit/s is one of the most expensive in the world; the limited market in Brunei means that new developments in the telecommunications sector is stagnant. Only about 110,000 users out of a population of 380,000 have any connection to the Internet. In 2002, Telekom Brunei was incorporated become Telekom Brunei Berhad. In 2008, the internet were improved with with speeds ranging from 1Mbit/s to maximum speed of 5Mbit/s. Price starting from B$65 to B$105 per month respectively. In 2012, Telekom Brunei started deploying its FTTH network capable of 100Mbit/s through a contract awarded to Huawei.

It aims to provide FTTH coverage to around 85% of the population by 2017. In 2016 Telbru increased the speeds of its broadband plans. Due to the fact that a significant number of people were now connected via FTTH and not the old copper cables. On 1 March 2018 Telbru rolled out their new'high speed' broadband plans They split the plans which have unlimited quota into'unlimited plans'Brunei has the 4th most expensive broadband service in the world Terrestrial TV Stations In some areas residents may enjoy some of the Malaysian TV channels RTB Perdana - An 18-hour national flagship channel of Radio Television Brunei aired news and information programs, with local and sinetron Indonesia series in 1080p HDTV. RTB Aneka - A 14-hour second channel of Radio Television Brunei airs entertainment programmes in 1080p HDTV. RTB Sukmaindera - A 24-hour international satellite television channel airing all of RTB programs both locally and internationally in 1080p HDTV. Pay TV 1 - Kristal Astro Broadcast stations: FM 2, shortwave 0 This article incorporates public domain material from the CIA World Factbook website

Zygaena anthyllidis

Zygaena anthyllidis is a species of moth in the Zygaenidae family. It is found in Spain. Z. anthyllidis Boisd.. With pale collar and light-red belt; the wings widened, the 6 spots of forewing enlarged, being more or less quadrangular. Pyrenees. — ab. flava Oberth. is the yellow aberration. — In caucasica Stgr.-Reb. The pale collar is missing and the two distal spots touch each other or are confluent. — Larva yellow, with the head, thoracical legs and transverse bands black. Pupa in a white ovate cocoon of which the frontal end is directed downwards; the wingspan is 30–38 mm. Adults are on wing in August; the larvae feed on Lotus, Trifolium and other Fabaceae species. The larvae overwinter twice

2016 Hawaii's 1st congressional district special election

U. S. Representative Mark Takai, who represented Hawaii's 1st congressional district, died July 20, 2016. A special election was held November 8, 2016. In special elections in Hawaii, all candidates run on one ballot with the highest vote recipient winning regardless of percentage; this is what allowed Charles Djou, a Republican, to win the 2010 special election for this district with 39.4% of the vote when two Democrats took 58.4% of the vote combined. However this special election is held concurrently with the 2016 general election. Candidate filing took place from August 15 to August 25. Colleen Hanabusa, former U. S. Representative Shirlene Dela Cruz Ostrov, retired U. S. Air Force Colonel List of special elections to the United States House of Representatives

British Rail Class 505

British Railways Class 505 were 1,500 V DC electric multiple units introduced in 1931 by the Manchester, South Junction and Altrincham Railway. Although assigned to TOPS Class 505 by British Railways, these units were withdrawn before the TOPS numbering system came into common use for multiple units, the Class 505 designation is rarely used. Following the 1923 Grouping, the MSJAR company was owned jointly by the LMS and LNER, it operated a 13.7 km route between Altrincham in Cheshire. The MSJAR was electrified in the early 1930s on the 1,500 V DC overhead system. 22 3-car EMUs and two spare power cars were built for the new electric service, which started on 11 May 1931. It was common with the earlier generation electric trains for the power cars to require much more engineering workshop time than the trailers, several systems had additional power cars built; these trains were based at Altrincham depot and ran between Manchester and Altrincham for forty years. In 1939 eight additional trailers were added, both new build and secondhand conversions, inserted into eight of the 3-car sets, these allowed 7-car trains to be run on many peak hour services.

The Altrincham electrics were well able to handle the extra car. As with other Manchester area suburban electric services, demand reduced notably from the 1950s onwards, the 7-car trains were eliminated; the 1931 service ran through Manchester Oxford Road, to Manchester London Road. In 1961 it was decided to extend the 25 kV electrification project from Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly through to Oxford Road station, thus the Altrincham electric trains had to be cut back to that point, where new terminal platforms for them were provided in a rebuilt station; the long term intention was to link the two routes as a through service, but this did not happen for another 10 years. In April 1971 all the Class 505 Altrincham Electric units were withdrawn when the line was converted from 1,500 V DC to 25 kV 50 Hz AC. Two centre trailer cars, M29666 and M29670, were purchased by the Altrincham Electric Railway Preservation Society and moved to the Yorkshire Dales Railway. In 1983 they were moved to the Midland Railway Centre in Derbyshire where they are undergoing restoration.

Here they joined centre trailer coach M29663, bought by Derby City Council. This coach was broken up in 2006. No driving coaches have been preserved; the Altrincham Electrics were built with a wooden frame construction and individual compartments, with no corridors or gangways. They were coupled as 3-car sets and operated in multiple as 6-car trains at rush hours; the units were built by Metropolitan Cammell to an LMS design and were a much more conservative style of train than the Southport and Wirral line EMUs which the LMS introduced just a few years later. Each 3-car Altrincham Electric comprised:- A motor coach, with driving cab, guard’s compartment, electrical equipment and third class passenger compartments; this coach was powered by four 328 hp. GEC traction motors and carried the unit’s pantograph. A centre trailer coach, with no driving cab; the centre car had a number of first class compartments, in addition to third class accommodation. A driving trailer coach, with third class compartments.

The third class compartments were re-classified as second class by British Railways in 1956. Rowse, Jonathan Remembering the Altrincham Electrics TRACTION 32–35 May 2006 Altrincham Electric Railway Preservation Society The Manchester South Junction & Altrincham Stock

Røros landsogn

Røros landsogn is a former municipality in the old Sør-Trøndelag county in Norway. The 729-square-kilometre municipality encompassed the southern part of the what is now the municipality of Røros in Trøndelag county; the municipality nearly surrounded the small enclave, the mining town of Røros and it stretched all the way southeast to the lake Femunden and the Swedish border. The administrative centre of the municipality was located in the town of Røros where Røros Church is located; the rural part of the parish of Røros was established as the municipality of Røros landsogn in 1926 when the large municipality of Røros was split into four separate municipalities: Glåmos, Brekken, Røros landsogn, the town of Røros. During the 1960s, there were many municipal mergers across Norway due to the work of the Schei Committee. On 1 January 1964, the four municipalities of Glåmos, Brekken, Røros landsogn, the town of Røros were all reunited under the name Røros. List of former municipalities of Norway

Riders of Judgment

Riders of Judgment is the fifth book chronologically in Frederick Manfred's The Buckskin Man Tales, which trace themes through five novels set in the 19th Century Great Plains. The story fictionalizes Wyoming's Johnson County War, based on Manfred's original research, his analysis of events is close to the story as recounted in Helena Huntington Smith's The War on Powder River, published about ten years after Manfred's novel. The novel was the source for the made-for-television film The Johnson County War, starring Tom Berenger. Manfred's novelization uses Nate Champion, Jack Flagg, John Tisdale as the models for his Hammett brothers, Cain and Dale, turns Frank Canton into a strange family nemesis called variously Hunt Lawton and Link Keeler. Manfred changes the names of the nearby towns. "Frederick Manfred." Dictionary of Literary Biography 212:185-197. 1999. The Frederick Manfred Information Page