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Articles tagged with: mbps

Comcast Offer 105Mbps Internet Speeds

In Internet speed terms, 5Mbps is a good connection, one should be able to play first person shooter videogames on it without any problems, movies and music download at a reasonable rate. A 10Mbps connection is really fast and will allow you to download gigabytes of data, say if you’re downloading a full featured game, over night. Being able to download 15GB of data in one night still impresses me. Comcast has announced today that they are delivering 105Mbps connections to over 40 million homes around the United States.

IEEE Approves WiMax-2 Blazing Speeds

According to PCWorld, The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers has approved IEEE 802.16m, the next generation of WiMax. Expected speeds of this new technology are greater than 300M bits per second. If you’re unfamiliar with WiMax technology, the term stands for Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access and is a telecommunications protocol that provides both fixed and mobile Internet access.

The current revision provides up to 40M bits per second. The IEEE 802.16m is also termed WirelessMAN-Advanced or WiMax-2. It has been reported that the new standard was…