Netflix is a good place to see how fast your Internet service is

Netflix launches monthly ISP speed rankings, praises Google Fiber, and calls out AT&T
By Adi Robertson, theverge.com

Net­flix is wide­ly acknowl­edged to make up a large chunk of down­stream inter­net traf­fic, and the com­pa­ny is now using that posi­tion to start chart­ing how fast ISPs can stream movies to cus­tomers. Every month, it’s announced, it will post…

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Ditch the pricey telecom Internet with Freedompop

Still Seeking to Shake Up Mobile Market, FreedomPop Also Looks to Rattle Home Broadband
Ina Fried, allthingsd.com

Free­dom­Pop, a start-up aim­ing to offer free and low-cost mobile broad­band access, is now tak­ing aim at the home Inter­net mar­ket as well.

The com­pa­ny, backed by Skype founder Niklas Zennstrom, plans on Wednes­day to start tak­ing pre­ord…

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