Should I Upgrade to Verizon Fios? will I get faster internet?

Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by TechStuey05, Aug 3, 2009.

  1. TechStuey05

    TechStuey05 Gawd

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    Hi I currently have Optimum Online. Would upgrading to Verizon Fios give me faster internet? How much faster? Have you guys upgraded to Fios? was there a speed increase for you? Here's my summary from Speedtest.net:

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    Thanks guys.
     
  2. criccio

    criccio Fully Equipped

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    You probably have a 15/2 package from Optimum which is PLENTY fast. In fact, there are going to be people coming in here assuming you are here to brag.

    In your other thread, you mentioned slow page load times. Connection bandwidth when it comes to broadband has very little to do with web page load times. You could have a 5/.5 connection and load pages just as fast as someone with a 100/100 connection.

    Trying switching your DNS servers to OpenDNS's nameservers.

    208.67.222.222
    208.67.220.220

    What do you use your internet connection for? Alot of heavy downloading and uploading of large files? If not, FiOS probably won't be of much use. Like I said, DNS servers will affect fast page load times more.