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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

WISP – the next wireless internet service

Currently most Internet users get service from either a telephone company or a cable company, i.e. through physical connections. The invention of WISP will see an end to that. ...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

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

Why Do Cable Internet Speeds Fluctuate?

Millions of internet users in the United States currently choose to invest in cable internet, however, even at its most popular, consumers still complain of poor speed and unreliable ...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

BT Testing 1.4 Terabit Internet Connections

While American consumers are currently debating whether internet Google Fiber’s 1 gigabit internet connections are really necessary, things are getting interesting across the pond. In the UK, telecoms giant ...Full Article