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Global internet connections show increase in 2013

Akamai Technology’s quarterly State of the Internet report has shown that global internet connections have seen an average increase of 4%, clocking a worldwide average of 3.1Mbps in Q1 of 2013. The report also highlights the global average peak speed at 18.4Mbps, thereby showing a positive increase all around over previous quarters. The highest speeds Full Article

How Beamforming Makes Your Wi-Fi Faster

You may never have heard of beamforming before, but it is a relatively simple concept which could very easily speed up your Wi-Fi connection in the near future. A ...Full Article

US Lagging Behind in High-Speed Internet Race

If you still have to suffer through lagging downloads and constantly-buffering YouTube videos, the problem may not be with you or your computer, it might be with your internet ...Full Article

Fiber-Optic Internet Connections on the Rise around the World

If you’re reading this whilst enjoying the blazing-fast speeds that a fiber-optic internet connection can offer, then you are part of a growing percentage of high-speed users around the ...Full Article

LiFi Internet Could Be Ten times Faster than Wi-Fi

One of the most intriguing new technologies showcased at CES 2014 in Las Vegas was undoubtedly LiFi- the data transfer method which could completely revolutionize the way we use ...Full Article

South Korean Carriers Dish out 300Mbps Cellular Data Speeds

The next time you’re frustrated by patchy 3G coverage on your phone, try not to think about the fact that South Koreans enjoy 300Mbps connections on their smartphones. Whilst ...Full Article

Hotel Recommendations Ranked by Wi-Fi Speed

New website HotelWiFiTest.com aims at giving recommendations to tech-savvy travelers who absolutely need top-speed Wi-Fi in their hotels. Let’s say you’re jetting off on a trip to New York, ...Full Article

The 10 States with the Fastest Internet Speeds

Akamai Technologies’ State of the Internet report has discovered the top 10 US states with the highest internet speeds: State Mbps Change Vermont 12.7 40% New Hampshire 12 28% ...Full Article

Cable Internet Speeds May Climb to 10Gbps

A brand new advancement in broadband technology may soon be responsible for introducing internet speeds of up to 10Gbps to consumers around the world. A non-profit research and development ...Full Article

US Download Speeds Can’t Compare to Foreign Competitors

The US was one of the first countries where the internet was used, and has pioneered technology and connectivity ever since, so it may be surprising to learn that ...Full Article