Internet Speed Tips

Speed up your broadband performance Speed up your broadband performance Blake Sanders There are many times people get frustrated about a slow broadband connection or response.  Sometimes they are slow all the time and are getting slower by the week.  Other times they slow down at particular times of the day. …
All about broadband speed tests All about broadband speed tests Blake Sanders Just about every techie has there own favorite speed test.  Advice companies also have their own speed tests.  And every ISP has their own speed test.  The question is: Which one is best? ISP's offer their speed tests and some…
Why Distance Affects Internet Speeds Why Distance Affects Internet Speeds Blake Sanders If you're gearing up for high-speed Internet or you're already enjoying it, you're probably already aware that the speed of your connection depends on various elements such as a fast computer, good quality cabling and a modern, efficient router.…
How do I check my real internet speeds? How do I check my real internet speeds? Blake Sanders The obvious place for an internet speed test is at your ISP.  Most Internet Service Providers have a speed test.  It has been my experience that this is usually a pretty good test. I say “usually” because there have been…
Choosing an Internet Speed Test Utility Choosing an Internet Speed Test Utility Blake Sanders With any type of Internet connection, you're going to be interested in the speed that web pages open, or video downloads, and how this equates with the contract you have with your ISP. In many cases this will be pretty…
Avoiding the Super Slow Lane Avoiding the Super Slow Lane Blake Sanders Having high speed Internet is great – particularly if you have an unlimited usage package, which you probably pay extra for. However, as has been demonstrated on countless occasions, unlimited usage doesn't actually mean “unlimited” for many Internet Service Providers.…
Guide to Broadband Speeds Guide to Broadband Speeds Blake Sanders Many people struggle when trying to determine what speed they need for their home broadband service. The speed that you require will depend on a range of different factors, and in order to determine what speeds they need consumers…