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  • Huge breakthrough in blazing fast internet speeds

    05/26/2016 4:27:33 PM PDT · by Java4Jay · 91 replies
    That's the promise of G.Fast. It's a new technology that can deliver blazing fast internet over the wires (phone lines) you already have in your home. For many, it will be the first time they'll have more than one choice for broadband.
  • These places have the slowest Internet in the country

    h2>Do you think your Internet is slow? That's nothing compared to what these folks are going through. If you live in Chicago, and try to connect via AT&T (T, Tech30) from 4 p.m to 11 p.m., speeds for certain websites and Internet services are basically like dial-up in the 1990s. There are a handful of other examples from researchers at M-Lab, which provides tools to assess Internet performance. In some cases, Internet speeds can be as slow as 0.5 Megabits per second. Take Seattle, where CenturyLink (CTL) customers trying to access particular sites from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. will...
  • Virginia is home to the fastest Internet in the country. Are you surprised?

    08/10/2014 7:08:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Tech Times ^ | 08/10/2014 | By Christian Bautista
    The northeastern part of the United States may be endowed with faster Internet than most other quadrants of the country. However, it doesn't have the undisputed champ in terms of Internet speed. The fastest connection speed in the country belongs to the state of Virginia. The southern state, which is known for raising presidents and housing the CIA, has almost twice the Internet speed of Alaska, Arkansas, Kentucky and Montana. A map from Internet services provider Broadview Networks shows the disparity in connection speeds in different parts of the country. In general, people in northern states seem to have faster...
  • For anybody with a slow Internet connection,read this.

    10/27/2012 2:48:06 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 43 replies
    10/27/12
    Just downloaded a free program called Dns Jumper,it works! Live out in the boonies,Internet was always slow for me,tried everything out there,this one works. I got high speed internet;) Dns Jumper 1.0.4
  • Internet Providers Meet the Need for Speed

    08/09/2011 9:50:58 AM PDT · by 92nina · 9 replies
    Digital Liberty ^ | 2011-08-08 | [Staff]
    ...A new FCC finding on broadband service sheds some light on why: Internet speeds generally reach within 20 percent of their advertised rate even during peak usage hours, with some providers far exceeding it. Breaking service out by technology, cable providers deliver 93 percent of advertised download speeds on average – even during peak use evening hours – with companies that have implemented DOCSIS 3.0 faring better. And fiber service delivered a whopping 114% of advertised speeds with Verizon leading the pack. Unsurprisingly, upload speeds were even stronger, with throughput often exceeding advertised rates. The report comes as a blow...