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What is Packet Loss?

In terms of general computing, packet loss occurs when a packet (bundled data) which is travelling across a computer network fails to reach its intended destination. Packet errors are some of the most fundamental and common types of errors that occur within digital communication technologies. Although packet loss can occur across different networks, when it 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

Los Angeles to provide city-wide fiber-based internet – for free

In an eyebrow-raisingly ambitious move, Los Angeles is set to embark on a project to provide fiber-based internet to all 3.5 million of its residents and businesses – for ...Full Article

Does Your Internet Connection Live up to Provider Promises?

Amazing internet services such as music streaming, HD videos, and online gaming are putting more and more stress on our home internet connection. Studies have shown that these days ...Full Article

Is your internet speed slower than advertised?

You get what you pay for, right? Well, we all hope so, but does that old adage count when it comes to your internet connection? Unfortunately, a lot of ...Full Article

Speed Up a Slow Home Connection

Everyone wants a home internet connection that delivers, but if your network speeds aren’t what you’d hoped for, there are a few things you can do to help it ...Full Article

Americans paying more for declining internet speeds

Early in 2013, the Obama administration stated that “the delivery of fast, affordable and reliable broadband service to all corners of the United States” was invaluable to economic, social ...Full Article

Virgin Media Rolling out Faster Internet Speeds across UK

UK based internet service provider Virgin is planning to boost their broadband speeds substantially for users across the country. Virgin’s UK users can expect to see their internet speeds ...Full Article

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 ...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