What Causes Packet Loss?

Alex GizisAbout Internet Speeds, Blog

Why Packet Loss Occurs and What to Do About it What is Packet Loss? Packets are small formatted units of data that you send and receive when accessing the Internet. In layman’s terms, Internet packet loss occurs when one or more of these packets fail to reach their destination on the Internet. For you, this means slow downs, disruptions, or … Read More

Comcast is turning your home into a public hotspot

Alex GizisAbout Internet Speeds, Featured

By now, you’ve probably heard about Comcast’s new initiative to use customers’ routers to create a mesh of public wifi. That’s right, the ISP juggernaut has already turned the homes of 50,000 paying Xfinity customers into public hotspots, and says it will be in millions of homes by the end of 2014. The news has been a hot-button issue in … Read More