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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 world. The country topped the list of 64 nations surveyed by Ookla via speed test rankings and local carrier information. Ookla were able to reach their 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

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

What You Want to See on your Internet Speed Test

Everyone wants to know that they’ve got the internet speeds that their carrier promises them, but internet speed tests can sometimes be a little on the confusing side for ...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

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

Why you should check your Internet connection speed

Running regular checks of the health of your internet connection should go without saying. If you’re paying for a certain speed and it is not meeting your standards, then ...Full Article