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Jul21

A Broadband Breakthrough


Until now, most consumer broadband service has been asymmetric – the downstream speed into your home is much higher than the upstream speed going from your home. Historically this has worked well, since much of what people have done on the Internet has been download-only, such as viewing webpages, buying music or e-books or watching movies. In effect, we were mostly just ...well, consumers, and not creators. All of that is now changing.  We are very much becoming a culture of creators and sharers. We are increasingly uploading more stuff – everything from online hard drive backups to the cloud, to two-way video communication, to user-created content such as videos and music.  To meet that need, Verizon over its fiber to the premises network, FiOS, is … Continue reading

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