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The Difference Between Upload and Download Speeds: Why It Matters

Updated on February 9, 2023 Your internet connection does two things for you: sends data and receives data. Sending is called uploading, and receiving is called downloading. So when you shop for a new internet service provider (ISP), the speed you’re buying is the rate at which you'll be

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DSL vs. Cable vs. Fiber: The Big Three Broadband Technologies

Depending on what infrastructure exists where you live, internet and TV data are delivered to your home through one of three broadband technologies: DSL, cable or fiber optics.