All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘ISPs’

Netflix Releases Latest ISP Speed Rankings

Netflix just released its monthly update on Internet service provider speed data, ranking the top ISPs in terms of speed for its streaming service. This reflects the month of May. There wasn’t a whole lot of change from April for the U.S. Numbers 8 and 9 – Suddenlink and Mediacom – flipflopped. That’s about it. Here’s a look at the …

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Netflix Releases Latest ISP Speed Rankings

Netflix just released its monthly update on Internet service provider speed data, ranking the top ISPs in terms of speed for its streaming service. This reflects the month of April. Verizon FIOS remained in the top spot in the U.S. but Cox continued to climb, moving up to the number 2 slot overtaking Cablevision Optimum by a hair. Cox has …

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Netflix Releases Latest ISP Speed Rankings

Netflix just released its monthly update on Internet service provider speed data, ranking the top ISPs in terms of speed for its streaming service. This reflects the month of March. Once again, Verizon held on to the top spot in the U.S. with an average speed of 3.5 Megabits per second. As the company points out, TekSavvy climbed up two …

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Netflix Releases Latest ISP Speed Rankings

Netflix just released its monthly update on Internet service provider speed data, ranking the top ISPs in terms of speed for its streaming service. January’s data saw Verizon FIOS hang on to its lead in the U.S., but Cablevision matching it at an average speed of 3. 43 Mbps. The new data looks at February, which saw Charter jumping two …

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Did The FCC Get Net Neutrality Right?

As you may have heard, the FCC announced that it has set rules on net neutrality and an open Internet, which it says “will protect free expression and innovation on the Internet and promote investment in the nation’s broadband networks.” Do you think they got it right or do there need to be changes? Let us know what you think. …

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FCC: Broadband Internet Must Hit 25Mbps, or ISPs Can’t Call It Broadband

If your ISP doesn’t provide download speeds of 25Mbps, it can no longer tell you you’re getting broadband internet. The Federal Communications Commission has just voted to change the definition of “broadband”, raising the minimum download speed from 4Mbps to 25Mbps and the minimum upload speed from 1Mbps to 3Mbps. “We are never satisfied with the status quo. We want …

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Netflix Releases Latest ISP Speed Rankings

Netflix just released its monthly update on Internet service provider speed data, ranking the top ISPs in terms of speed for its streaming service. The previous list looking at November data showed significant increases in average speed in both the U.S. and Europe. The new data looks at December, which Netflix says was its heaviest viewing month with December 28 …

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Comcast Hotspot Lawsuit Alleges Company Broke the Law with Xfinity Public WiFi Initiative

A couple of Comcast customers are none too happy with the company’s Xfinity WiFi hotspot initiative, and have filed a class-action lawsuit against the ISP in a California district court. Toyer Grear and Joycelyn Harris allege Comcast is violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and various other state statutes when it uses customers’ wireless routers to “generate additional, public …

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Netflix Releases Latest ISP Speed Rankings

Netflix has released its monthly update on Internet service provider speed data, ranking the top ISPs in terms of speed for its streaming service. The previous list didn’t bring any major changes, but in the U.S. Bright House jumped up to the top three with an average speed of 3.13Mbps, just behind Verizon IFOS and Cablevision. The new list for …

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Should The Internet Be Reclassified As Obama Requests?

In an effort to protect an open Internet, President Obama announced that he’s asking the FCC to reclassify Internet service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act. “In plain English, I’m asking them to recognize that for most Americans, the Internet has become an essential part of everyday communication and everyday life,” he said, noting that the FCC is an …

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Netflix Releases Latest ISP Speed Rankings

Netflix has released its monthly update on Internet service provider speed data, ranking the top ISPs in terms of speed for its streaming service. Last month, we saw a huge boost for Verizon FiOS, which jumped nine spots all the way to the top of the U.S. chart. October didn’t see any changes of that magnitude, but in the U.S. …

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Netflix Releases Latest ISP Speed Rankings

Netflix has released its monthly update on Internet service provider speed data, ranking the top ISPs in terms of speed for its streaming service. Last month, we saw improvements stemming from the company’s relationships with AT&T, Time Warner, and Verizon. This past month has seen a huge boost for Verizon FiOS, which jumped nine spots all the way to the …

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