Tag Archives: broadband

Technologies That Stress Broadband
Guides
October 8, 2012 posted by Jessica Sims

Technologies That Stress Broadband

Broadband seems like it is on a roll in the United States, but the truth is that we are behind the technological curve when it comes to serving our citizens…

Improving Broadband Performance
Cable
September 25, 2012 posted by Jessica Sims

Improving Broadband Performance

If you have a high speed broadband connection but are not feeling the bandwidth love, you may have some tweaking to do.  Be sure to start off with ensuring that…

Broadband Home Security, A New Frontier
Guides
September 18, 2012 posted by Jessica Sims

Broadband Home Security, A New Frontier

For years we have been hearing trickles and rumors about how various ISPs were planning on integrating digital security into their broadband offerings.  We were mystified at the time, as…

Future Broadband Technologies
News
August 14, 2012 posted by Jessica Sims

Future Broadband Technologies

While it was only a few short years ago that fiber optic seemed to be poised to take over the broadband world, a few stumbles along the way have let…

Latency, The Next Broadband Measuring Stick?
Guides
August 7, 2012 posted by Jessica Sims

Latency, The Next Broadband Measuring Stick?

For years now there has been a very narrow focus on performance of broadband networks: bandwidth.  Every carrier touts their latest plan and how fast it is, but the truth…

‘Up To’ Broadband Performance Explained
Guides
July 30, 2012 posted by Jessica Sims

‘Up To’ Broadband Performance Explained

The term ‘up to’ gets used quite frequently in broadband performance circles, but defining it can be very difficult to do.  What exactly does ‘up to’ mean when Comcast and…

Comcast Xfinity Too Fast For Its Caps?
News
July 2, 2012 posted by Jessica Sims

Comcast Xfinity Too Fast For Its Caps?

Comcast has some amazing cable-based broadband services on tap, but the company has long been maligned for its early data of imposing data caps.  While an ounce of honesty back…

Broadband Speed Limits Increase Along With Caps
News
June 4, 2012 posted by Jessica Sims

Broadband Speed Limits Increase Along With Caps

Broadband speeds are something that we all love, but usage caps mean that those insanely fast connections can quickly become problematic.  Whether the carrier decides to charge a fee for…

Optimum Online (Charter) vs. Cox Cable
Comparison
August 28, 2011 posted by Jessica Sims

Optimum Online (Charter) vs. Cox Cable

Optimum Online offers some great values and that along is a strong reason to match it up against Cox to determine just who would win in a battle of these…