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Infobahn

(After the German "Autobahn") Information Superhighway.

infobahn

(INFOrmation BAHN) A nickname for the information superhighway. It comes from the German "Autobahn," or automobile superhighway.
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Although for now the White House answers its electronic mail with traditional paper letters, you can use the Infobahn.
Whether the data highway is financed by cable and phone companies (EFF's preference) or by taxpayers (CME's goal), these groups would not let the owners of the infobahn bypass residents of low-income urban and rural areas.
The Information Superhighway, the Internet, the Infobahn, are all realities of 1995 and the future, and local citizens want access to this vast resource.
Other metaphors are equally applicable: information superhighways, global infobahn, i-ways, electronic cafes, information marketplaces, electronic playgrounds.
The best-known newspaper editor of his era, retired and writing his "memoirs," talks about his book, the state of the newspaper business, Janet Cooke, Watergate, Jack Kennedy, journalists as pundits, why he won't drive on the Infobahn - and life in the slow lane.
Many self-starters are going into software development, perhaps the cheapest entry onto the infobahn.
Infobahn entrepreneurs promise interactive television with text, video and audio delivered to living rooms via fiber optic cable or enhanced phone lines.
In November of 2002, Infobahn Outfitters of Macomb, IL deployed its first WaveRider system, which now serves more than 175 subscribers.
Apple is providing the best solutions for Webmasters, Webcasters and Websurfers and together with BMW can offer people the unique opportunity to move from the Autobahn to the Infobahn.
We believe that past complaints will be prologue for future complaints about what creators place on, and users receive from, the infobahn.
Infobahn Outfitters of Macomb, Illinois, is one of the companies that introduced wireless broadband using WaveRider non-line-of-sight LMS products in 2002 and is now experiencing rapid network growth.
Over CyberSurfari's two-week play period, web surfers will travel through some of the most interesting sites on the Infobahn.