Internet Speeds Up 30%

Internet Speeds Up 30%

Ookla Speedtest recently released a new type of test which trolls the Internet worldwide. What it found was that things are speeding up all over to the tune of a global mobile download increase of 30% up from last year. Mobile upload speeds have beat that with a rise...
Net Neutrality & Internet Fast Lanes

Net Neutrality & Internet Fast Lanes

What came out of a recent hearing in Congress about protecting consumers through net neutrality and antitrust law, was a lot of talk about how involved the government should be on this issue. The main reason for this hearing was to decide whether to hand over net...
Does Broadband Load Pages Faster than Dial-up?

Does Broadband Load Pages Faster than Dial-up?

A report, “You Get What You Measure: Internet Performance Measurement as a Policy Tool” that came out in early November compared web page load speeds with increased broadband performance, and the results were pretty surprising… With everyone’s internet speed...
Cable Broadband Still Has the Edge over Telcos

Cable Broadband Still Has the Edge over Telcos

The latest figures comparing cable and carrier broadband subscribers show that cable is in the lead and that the trend appears to be holding. According to the Leichtman Research Group, in just the past year alone, more than 2.86 million new subscribers signed up with...
How the Top 7 U.S. Carriers Finished Q3

How the Top 7 U.S. Carriers Finished Q3

Another quarter. Another report. The third-quarter earnings season is now closed, so it’s time to see how the nation’s top wireless carriers stacked up against each other in terms of key metrics. This quarters’ data is being provided by research firm...