by David Hakala

It seems every form of Internet access is “high speed” or “broadband” these days. But you have to wonder exactly what “high speed” means and who really has it.

“High speed” and “broadband” are used interchangeably. “Broadband” refers to the range, or band, of signal frequencies on which an Internet signal operates. The broader the band is, the more data traffic it can carry. Think of an 8-lane highway versus a 2-lane residential street.
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How Fast Is My Broadband Internet Connection and What Does Connection Speed Mean?

in computer performance

Confirm (or disprove) your ISP’s promises of upload and download speed by checking your broadband connection via a speed test Web site.

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