From the Hattiesburg American:
C Spire has claimed the top spot as Mississippi’s fastest fixed broadband Internet service provider (ISP) for the second year in a row, according to a new report by Seattle-based Ookla, the worldwide leader in broadband Internet connection testing and performance metrics.
Check out the full article over on the Hattiesburg American website
Ookla, the folks behind the popular SpeedTest.net website and suite of mobile apps has once again crowned C Spire as the fastest ISP in Mississippi delivering an average of 120Mbps Down and 97Mbps up.
Here’s a screenshot of their Fixed Broadband findings:
Gig is short for Gigabit which is a measurement unit commonly used when talking about Internet network speeds. So when you hear Gigabit or Megabit or Kilobit, you’re really talking about Bits Per Second (and multiples thereof). It’s a measurement of how many Bits (chunks of data) travel over a network per second.
When it comes to Internet Speeds, bigger is better. The more data your connection can support, the better quality video you can stream, the more video you can simultaneously stream, and the better overall experience you will enjoy.
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