The Need for Internet Speed

| July 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Remember when you had a dial up internet connection and then one of your friends got this new thing called “cable” internet and it was the most amazing thing you had ever seen? How could it possibly be so fast? Why doesn’t it make ridiculous sounds while it tries to connect? It seems like a million years ago that we had to wait for slow internet connections; however, there are still areas with faster and more reliable speeds that could boost your productivity. It all depends on what exactly you are looking for out of your internet experience.

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Charlotte, North Carolina has some of the fastest download rates in the nation. The average download rate is 10Mbps which is well above the national average. While apartment hunting in Charlotte, you’ll have 6 internet providers to choose from (some of which have download speeds as high as 100mbps)! Whether you are a business professional, full time student or simply surfing the internet, if download speeds are important to you, then Charlotte, North Carolina has got you covered.

In most areas, a “cable” internet connection can be bundled with your cable TV package, as well. In most cases, bundling your 2 services will save you some serious cash. Plus, you’ll only have to pay one bill a month instead of keeping up with 2 separate payments. Of the 6 major internet providers in Las Vegas, Nevada, 3 of them have the option of bundling cable TV service with your internet service, allowing you to pick and choose which service best fits your needs. Save yourself some money and check out the bundling options in your area to see what is offered.

If you are a business owner, or run your own website, you know how important upload speeds can be. Without solid upload times, your business or online store could crash and burn during high internet traffic times, causing people to look elsewhere for their services and needs. If upload speeds are important to you, look no further than New York City. Of the 5 major internet providers in the city, some allow upload speeds of up to 25Mbps with a fiber optic connection which means you will have a constant, steady upload speed no matter how many other people near your home or online. It will be a dedicated network just for you, and that could be a huge boost to your business.

For even more information on these featured cities and their internet options, visit the ForRent.com tips page. So how are your internet speeds stacking up, is it time for a move?

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About Jason Potts: Hi! I'm Jason, and I'm the Social Media Coordinator for ForRent.com. I am a part of an awesome social media team that keeps this blog running in addition to the other social media outlets for ForRent.com! When I'm not posting for ForRent.com, I like to play music with friends, cook, and travel as much as possible.

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