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Netflix Would Like to Tell You About the Internet's Fastest Internet

www.theatlantic.com
If you have known the frustration of a buffering movie, you know something else, too: Netflix's terribleness, and Netflix's awesomeness, are pretty much directly correlated to the speed of your Internet connection. Netflix, of course, knows this, too. Which is perhaps why, starting today, the movie service will begin releasing...
Netflix Would Like to Tell You About the Internet's Fastest Internet
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Paraguay’s Internet speed grew 715% in 4 years

thenextweb.com
Paraguay’s Internet speed grew 715% over the last four years, Web monitoring company Pingdom reports on its blog. With 7 additional Mbps, this makes it the world’s largest relative increase. Pingdom’s post is based on Akamai’s latest report on the state of the Internet in Q4 2011. While most comments initially...
Paraguay’s Internet speed grew 715% in 4 years

Verizon Wireless Takes Down Comcast Plug

blogs.wsj.com
Verizon Wireless is no longer saying that Comcast Corp. offers the fastest Internet in the nation. We pointed to that statement on Verizon Wireless’s website in a Jan. 31 article about the unusual dynamics in the new joint marketing agreement between the cellphone giant and cable-TV providers. Verizon Wireless parent...
Verizon Wireless Takes Down Comcast Plug

I’m in South Korea, Where the Fast Internet Future Has Already Happened

pandodaily.com
This afternoon, I arrived in Seoul, South Korea, for a short side-trip and break from Shanghai. I’ve never been to South Korea before, but its Internet reputation precedes it. The country has long been a leader in mobile Internet in particular, with fast wireless connectivity powering hyper-mobile user habits, such...
I’m in South Korea, Where the Fast Internet Future Has Already Happened

The Gathering 2012 to bring world's fastest internet to Norway, leave Swedish laundry out to dry

www.engadget.com
Dreamhack's record breaking 120Gbps connection was fast enough to replace a certain household appliance, but next to what's Norway's cooking up it looks almost antiquated. The Gathering, Norway's annual week-long LAN party, plans to set a new world record for the "fastest internet access in the universe" with a...
The Gathering 2012 to bring world's fastest internet to Norway, leave Swedish laundry out to dry
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Google welcomes Gladstone, MO to the Fiber family

www.engadget.com
It looks like the slow and steady fiber-fication of Missouri is well underway, as the Gladstone City Council has voted to bring Google's speedy broadband service to the city. This comes just a few days after the Mountain View company welcomed Grandview into the fold, and we're sure the...
Google welcomes Gladstone, MO to the Fiber family

Google To Buy Provo's $39 Million Fiber Internet Service For $1 (GOOG)

www.businessinsider.com
There's a pretty good reason why Provo, Utah, was selected by Google to get Google's super speedy  Google Fiber Internet service: It will only cost Google $1 to get started there, reports the AP's Paul Foy. Yesterday, Google announced that would build out a fiber network in Provo by doing...
Google To Buy Provo's $39 Million Fiber Internet Service For $1 (GOOG)

South Korea is still number one – has fastest Internet speed worldwide

royal.pingdom.com
Want to be able to download a DVD worth of data in about 38 minutes? It may not seem very impressive, but that’s with the average Internet speed in South Korea, according to the latest “State of the Internet” report by Akamai. Covering Q3 2011, the report again puts South...
South Korea is still number one – has fastest Internet speed worldwide

Why Japanese readers don't like e-books

tech.fortune.cnn.com
Japan has some of the fastest internet connections in the world, but physical media such as books and DVDs still remain popular. By Michael Fitzpatrick, contributor FORTUNE -- Despite Japan's "default-setting-for-the future" status, coined by Sci-fi writer William Gibson, time on this rocky archipelago appears to be headed backwards. Kerosene...
Why Japanese readers don't like e-books

Internet speeds drop around the world according to Akamai, adoption rate up

www.engadget.com
Here's an odd one: average connection speeds around the globe dropped 14 percent to just 2.3 Mbps during the last quarter of 2011. The drop off remains something of a mystery since the data used to calculate that result doesn't include mobile broadband (so its increased adoption can't be...
Internet speeds drop around the world according to Akamai, adoption rate up
Netflix to stream 4K 'Ultra HD' within two years (ISPs better light up some dark fiber)

Want Gigabit Internet? You Don't Have to Move to Kansas City.

allthingsd.com
Who among us didn’t wish just a little bit that they lived in Kansas City this week? I mean, come on, who doesn’t want the kind of Internet connection speeds that Google Fiber is offering? A whole gigabit down and up? That’s not just kid-in-a-candy store speed, that’s kid-in-a-candy-warehouse speed....
Want Gigabit Internet? You Don't Have to Move to Kansas City.

Google Fiber clobbers competitors in Netflix ISP rankings

bgr.com
No, it’s not particularly surprising the Google (GOOG) Fiber now delivers the fastest Internet service in the United States. But as Engadget reports, new Internet service provider rankings from Netflix (NFLX) show that Google’s high-speed fiber network is in a class all its own. Overall Netflix found that Google Fiber...
Google Fiber clobbers competitors in Netflix ISP rankings
Verizon announces ultra-high speed FiOS “Quantum” service, up to 300 Mbps for $210 a month

This Googler Is Trying To Make The Internet 200 Times Faster Than The Blink Of An Eye (GOOG)

www.businessinsider.com
Google just hit yet another milestone in its three-year mission to make the Web faster. It is now the proud owner of the world's biggest public domain name server (DNS), handling an average of more than 70 billion requests a day, it says. DNS is the thing that translates...
This Googler Is Trying To Make The Internet 200 Times Faster Than The Blink Of An Eye (GOOG)
Verizon announces ultra-high speed FiOS “Quantum” service, up to 300 Mbps for $210 a month
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