Internet access in Romania still much better than USA

Remember this article of mine, where I shared my thoughts on why broadband speeds are so far behind just about every other country in the USA? Well, the difference has just gotten even greater. A little under two months ago, I helped my parents in the US upgrade their broadband from AT&T's unreliable and slow … Continue reading Internet access in Romania still much better than USA

It’s no surprise broadband internet sucks in the US

A recent Akamai survey, which I shared here and here, ranked US in the 33rd spot (globally) when it came to broadband internet connections above 2 Mbps. Sure, it moved up two spots compared to last year, but it's still lagging behind countries such as Monaco, Slovakia, South Korea, and believe it or not, Romania … Continue reading It’s no surprise broadband internet sucks in the US

Condensed knowledge for 2008-03-24

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