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Comcast Xfinity Is Fastest US ISP – Ookla

Uncategorized September 7, 2017

Cable providers pushing the new DOCSIS 3.1 protocol are getting competitive with fiber, boosting average home download speeds in the US to over 67Mbps, according to a new report from Ookla Speedtest. Ookla looked at 111 million tests over the first half of 2017 and anointed Comcast Xfinity as the fastest overall ISP, beating Verizon Fios by a nose. The key here is that cable has gotten fast enough to beat fiber. Xfinity also leads the ISP pack when it comes to consistently providing acceptable speeds that don’t slow down too much during busy times, Ookla says. Continue reading …
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