Tag: Speed

  • PCMag: Verizon’s Fios Takes Nationwide Speed Crown

    PCMag: Verizon’s Fios Takes Nationwide Speed Crown

    PCMag is back with another round of speed tests for the country’s internet service providers. The publication evaluates large and small ISPs on upload and download speeds and this year, Verizon’s Fios service takes the top spot among nationwide providers. The win marks the eighth time in nine years, the fiber-based provider has earned first […]

  • What Internet Speed Do You Need for Cord Cutting?

    What Internet Speed Do You Need for Cord Cutting?

    One of the most popular questions we get is about Internet speed. A common trick ISPs use on cord cutters is telling them they need a crazy fast Internet speed to stream video. (Often at a crazy high price tag.) What speed do you need for an HD stream? Let’s take a look at what […]

  • Average United States Download Speed Jumps 10Mbps in Just One Year to 33.9Mbps

    Average United States Download Speed Jumps 10Mbps in Just One Year to 33.9Mbps

    The most recent average US download speed from Ookla Speedtest for March 2014, is 33.9Mbps (these numbers are Broadband only, no Mobile tests are included).  In April 2014, the average speed was just 23.9Mbps. This jump in speed moves the United States to 27th in average download speed out of 199 counties; globally the average download […]