World Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email Enlarge this image Berlin is a tech hub, but 70 percent of the city's businesses have complained to the city's Chamber of Commerce and Industry about inadequate broadband. Rafael Dols/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Rafael Dols/Getty Images Berlin is a tech hub, but 70 percent of the city's businesses … [Read more...] about Berlin Is A Tech Hub, So Why Are Germany’s Internet Speeds So Slow?
Average internet speed by country
American Internet speeds skyrocketed one year after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repealed the agency’s 2015 net neutrality regulations, according to a study released this week. Internet speed-test company Ookla released a study this week on American Internet speeds which found that broadband download speeds have increased by 35.8 percent, while upload … [Read more...] about Study: U.S. Internet Speeds Skyrocket One Year After Net Neutrality Repeal
Which is faster: Wi-Fi or cellular data? Most of us probably would answer that Wi-Fi is of course faster, but according to a new study by OpenSignal (PDF), for many countries that isn’t the case. In 33 countries across Africa, Europe, Latin America, Australia, and the Middle East, average mobile data is faster than the average speed you’d get from a WLAN hotspot. In … [Read more...] about Average cellular speeds are actually faster than Wi-Fi in these 33 countries
The western city of Bochum is aiming to become a pioneer for Germany in high-speed internet, promising nearly all residents lightning speed rates by the end of 2018. Bochum’s mayor, Thomas Eiskirch, said his city would become Germany’s first “Gigabit City” - as the project is called - by offering households lightning speed internet connections, the … [Read more...] about Bochum hopes to be Germany’s ‘fastest city’ for internet
Photo: DPA. Internet speed can vary greatly across the country, so if you're feeling tied down by a slow connection, perhaps it's time to consider a move. A new study from consumer comparison website Verivox shows how greatly average internet speeds can vary from one corner of Germany to another. The study, seen and reported on by Spiegel on Friday, looked at 25 big … [Read more...] about Here’s where to find the fastest internet in Germany