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Satellite Internet Speeds May Double in 2014

Promising developments in data-coding technology may finally give satellite internet connections a long-needed boost in connection speeds as of 2014. New developments could lead to satellite internet connections receiving more than twice their current bandwidth, which is very promising in the fight to provide internet in remote parts of the world. Many people living in Full Article

Akamai Reports Rise in Internet Speed

Around the world, internet speeds were on the rise in the last half of 2013, with an average increase of 10% across 133 survey regions. On Tuesday, Akamai released ...Full Article

Fastest US Internet Connection is in Small Washington Town

The tiny town of Ephrata, Washington is home to just over 7,000 people, as well as the speediest internet connection in the United States. Located in quiet Grant County, ...Full Article

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 ...Full Article

Researchers Achieve 1.4TB/s Internet Speed

Researchers working for Alcatel-Lucent and BT have managed to destroy previous internet speed records by achieving a fiber optic connection which clocks in at an incredible 1.4TB/s. The experiment ...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

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