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Broadband speed becomes key factor in UK home purchases, says Rightmove

In the UK, a slow broadband connection could drive would-be buyers away from purchasing a new property, reports  TechWeek Europe,  citing  a  survey conducted by Rightmove, an online property portal.

Comcast, Bright House drop 5 places in Netflix ISP speed rankings

Mediacom Communications showed the most improvement of broadband providers Netflix ranks in its monthly ISP Speed Index, moving up three spots to eighth place in the December report.

Windstream being investigated for overpromising broadband speeds

Windstream is facing an investigation from the Governor's Office of Consumer Protection in Georgia for allegedly misleading customers about the broadband speeds it can deliver.

Verizon launches 50/25 Mbps FiOS upgrade for $10

Verizon on Monday launched a plan for existing FiOS customers allowing them to upgrade to its introductory Quantum tier of 50/25 Mbps for an additional $10 per month.

Frontier's DSL speed advertisements under fire from NAD

Frontier Communications was asked by the National Advertising Division on Monday to stop making specific claims in advertisements about the speeds of its DSL service.

Cisco: Fixed broadband speeds will nearly quadruple by 2016

The average speed for fixed broadband services will nearly quadruple by 2016, to 34 Mbps, from the 2011 rate, Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) predicted in its annual Visual Networking Index Forecast. Demand for

Verizon to double speed of premium FiOS Internet tiers

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) said Wednesday that it will double the speeds of its premium FiOS Internet tiers, offering download speeds ranging from 50 Mbps to 300 Mbps. But Verizon said that it won't increase

Cable download speeds put telcos to shame

New numbers from Ookla's Net Index show that cable operators increasingly are offering consumers the greatest download speeds, as legacy DSL service put telcos in the back seat. Verizon (NYSE: VZ),

Chattanooga choo choo? City-owned utility set to offer 1 gig broadband

Among all the cities in the U.S.-heck, even the world-Chattanooga, Tenn., appears to be the leader in the ultra high-speed broadband race. The city utility, EPB, said by the end of the year it will

Ookla: Comcast has fastest download speeds for residential Internet

Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) has the fastest download speeds among U.S. residential Internet providers, according to a recent ranking by Ookla, a broadband speed-testing and web-based network diagnostic