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US ranks lowly in terms of international download speeds

Speedtest.net owners Ookla have recently released global internet speed rankings, where the US has placed a sluggish 31st in download speed tests. Asia and Europe are occupying most of the top spots of the chart, with the first five places being hogged by Hong Kong, Singapore, Romania, South Korea and Sweden respectively. Compared to Hong Full Article

Verizon Continues LTE Expansion across Selected Cities

As America’s mobile carriers continue to bicker and battle over wireless technology and FCC approval, Verizon has once again expanded the reach of its LTE network, bringing faster wireless ...Full Article

Slow Broadband Speeds Can’t Cope with Next Generation Consoles

Early adopters of next generation consoles have had a rude awakening around the world due to slow broadband speeds taking a serious toll on game download times. With the ...Full Article

EU accuses three telecom companies of intentionally limiting internet speed

Three European telecom companies may be guilty of intentionally slowing down their internet speeds to the detriment of their competition. European Union antitrust regulators are investigating German-based Deutsche Telekom, ...Full Article

South Africa Suffers from Priciest Broadband in the World

According to the latest figures by internet surveyors Ookla, South Africans have to deal with the highest average price for broadband in comparison to fellow internet users around the ...Full Article

T-Mobile “Software Issues” Cause Slow Network Speeds

T-Mobile CEO John Legere confirmed that a number of American customers saw slower mobile connection speeds as the network experienced a “minor software issue” this week. The T-Mobile CEO ...Full Article

Internet Speed on the Rise around the World

Traffic optimization specialists Akamai have released the latest installment of their State of the Internet report, and the good news is that internet speeds are moving up all over. ...Full Article

The Internet Speed Race is on in Austin

Lucky internet users in Austin already have the chance to subscribe to Google’s upcoming gigabit internet service, Fiber, which will connect various neighborhoods throughout the city. As if that ...Full Article

US Still 8th in Terms of Internet Connection Speed

  According to Akamai’s quarterly State of the Internet report, the average American internet connection is still languishing in 8th place, trailing behind leaders like South Korea, Japan and ...Full Article

Netherlands has Fastest Broadband According to Netflix

Although video site Netflix has only become available in the Netherlands over the last few months, the company has crowned the small European country as reigning king of streaming ...Full Article