One of most surprising pieces of recent telecommunications news involves the U.S. Government’s desire to build its own 5G network. The Trump administration’s focus is cybersecurity, especially against foreign hackers. Not surprisingly, a wide range of industry groups and the FCC are against the concept. News about the potential of a federal government 5G network […]Read more...
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Historical Maine Internet Speeds Over Time
Speed test results show an average of 0.91 Mbps download and 0.88 Mbps upload speeds across all mobile, tablet, and desktop devices tested. Take a look at the charts below for an at-a-glance view of of speed test results by device.
Nearby Maine Internet Speeds by City
Latest Internet Broadband News for Strong, Maine
In terms of screen resolution, 4K is the next level after most TVs went began to support 1080p in the past decade. DirecTV was the first TV provider to offer 4K content through on-demand and it picked up steam with sports programming where viewers could now stream matches in 4K live. Since YouTube now supports […]Read more...
It seems a Senate Net Neutrality vote to override the FCC repeal is now on the docket. We previously talked about the Senate’s effort to reinstate this controversial ruling from the Obama era. Massachusetts Democratic Senator Ed Markey continues to lead the charge on the issue in Congress. “This is the fight for the internet,” he […]Read more...
Mass Effect Andromeda has a multiplayer element, and in our humble opinion, it’s awesome. Instead of going head to head—which we secretly hoped for—players must work cooperatively to take out wave after wave of brutal alien forces. Players must also complete objectives for the Andromeda Initiative while killing enemies. Even if you carry out the task first, you […]Read more...
Perhaps the reports on the demise of Net Neutrality were exaggerated? As we hinted at in our earlier coverage of the issue, two congressional groups are taking separate steps to nullify the FCC’s ruling from earlier this month. Since polls reveal a supermajority of Republican and Democrat voters disagree with Ajit Pai’s repeal decision, any […]Read more...
Depending on the layout of your home and the location of your wireless router, you may encounter difficulty keeping a strong Internet signal throughout the residence. This problem becomes obvious when you are trying to stream video or other rich media content a significant distance from your router. Expect copious buffering and poor resolution in […]Read more...
Given the dominance of Samsung when it comes to Android smartphones, it’s hard for any other manufacturers to stand out. There’s no denying that Samsung and the iPhone are the preeminent mobile devices on their respective platforms. But the latest iteration of HTC’s smartphone line — the HTC 10 — is earning accolades for its […]Read more...
If you’re a fan of first-person shooter games, like Call of Duty, you know the importance of Internet speed. A mere second can make or break a game. It can mean the difference between a sweet headshot, a toe shot, or just no shot at all, if it’s bad enough. Not having a decent Internet connection […]Read more...
Online gaming has evolved a great deal over the past two decades. With humble origins in Flash games made for early websites, to MMORPGs like Everquest breaking the mold in the 1990s, online gaming has exploded into several different categories and is one of the fastest-growing segments of the games industry. Online gaming traffic clocked […]Read more...
Of course, the issues around the FCC Net Neutrality repeal continue unabated. Ajit Pai’s move remains unpopular with Americans of all political stripes. In fact, the governor of a red state, Montana, recently issued a “repeal of the repeal.” Additionally, AT&T introduced an Internet Bill of Rights with an eye towards codifying this nebulous issue […]Read more...