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Broadband & Internet

Infographic: Broadband Speeds from Singapore to California

@juliannetwin

July 1, 2015

According to data from Akamai, the U.S. is home to ten of the top twenty fastest regions in the world. 

John Solit

@johnsolit

June 26, 2015


Broadband & Internet

Behind the Numbers: Where American Broadband Stands

@johnsolit

June 26, 2015

This week Akamai released their latest State of the Internet report with updated broadband speeds from across the world. The report revealed that three of the top five fastest regions worldwide are US states. Peak broadband speeds in the US increased 31 percent year-over-year to 53.3 Mbps. We highlight average peak connection speeds because Akamai contends it’s a better, more accurate measure of the Internet’s capacity than average connection speed. The map below shows where to…

John Solit

@johnsolit

June 24, 2015


Broadband & Internet

Today's Specials Include Incredible Television

@johnsolit

June 24, 2015

Today, you can watch premium TV with a cable package, through OTT services like Netflix and Hulu, or by buying single episodes and full season passes of your favorite shows on iTunes or Amazon. No matter how you watch it, it’s going to be great content. But if you’re looking for value, the way to go is…

John Solit

@johnsolit

May 29, 2015


Broadband & Internet

Future of Wi-Fi Predicted in Cisco Visual Networking Index

@johnsolit

May 29, 2015

Earlier this week, Cisco released their latest Visual Networking Index. It offers forecasts and data on everything from IP traffic to mobile growth drivers and perhaps most interesting to us, the latest Wi-Fi usage statistics. We’ve known for some time that Wi-Fi carries more data than any other Internet medium. According to Cisco, this trend will continue through the…

John Solit

@johnsolit

May 15, 2015


Broadband & Internet

Behind the Numbers: A Little Bit of Math

@johnsolit

May 15, 2015

Technology plus time equals more technology. It’s a pretty simple equation and it’s held true throughout history. Even still, when we take a step back and look at how much progress broadband technology has made made, it’s hard not to be awe-struck. A little less than twenty years ago, the fastest Internet in most homes was…

NCTA

April 16, 2015


Broadband & Internet

How Broadband Competition is Really Technology Competition

April 16, 2015

On NCTA.com’s Broadband By the Numbers page, we show that 88 percent of Americans have access to at least two wired Internet service providers and 98 percent have access to at least two mobile wireless providers. Not to mention 97 percent have access to at least three mobile providers. These are impressive stats, but only tell part of…


Broadband & Internet

Behind The Numbers: Growth in the Internet of Things

@juliannetwin

March 20, 2015

The Internet isn’t merely developing, it’s exploding, and the numbers prove it. Take a look at our graphic below — it shows the advancing surge of connected devices using the Internet. And today, there are more connected devices than there are human beings on the planet. This expansion isn’t just from cell phones, tablets and…