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Fiber-Optic Internet Connections on the Rise around the World

If you’re reading this whilst enjoying the blazing-fast speeds that a fiber-optic internet connection can offer, then you are part of a growing percentage of high-speed users around the world. According to new statistics released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), fiber-optic internet connections enjoyed a sizable rise in popularity in developed Full Article

Google Fiber Success Pinpoints Demand for Faster Internet

With Google’s Fiber operating in three cities, project leader Kevin Lo spoke at the Broadband World Forum to dispel the myth that users don’t want or have no use ...Full Article

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 ...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

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

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

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

What Factors Affect Wi-Fi Speed?

If your home Wi-Fi doesn’t seem to be functioning as well as it could be, there are several factors which could be affecting your connection. Before you call a ...Full Article

What is a Ping Test?

If you’ve taken an internet speed test lately, you might notice that aside from your download and upload speeds, your connection’s ping is also tested. Download and upload speeds ...Full Article