How much faster is cable than a phone modem?

Answer Basic cable modems run between 4 mbps and 6 mbps (megabits per second), while the speed for phone modem connections is 56 kbps (kilobits per second). Thus, cable modems are between 3.044 and 5.044 ... Read More »

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Why is the computers here at the library so much faster than the mine at home what can i do to make it faster?

You probably let Spyware in, and have way to much just starting up at startup. First, go to and get this: Ad-aware Spybot Search & DestroyThen, go to RUN in your START menu... Read More »

Is satellite Internet faster than cable?

Determining which is faster, cable or satellite, depends on the provider and Internet connection package chosen, according to the Federal Communications Commission. However, satellite connections a... Read More »

Are some cable modems faster than others?

Cable modems operate at different speeds depending on the provider, usage demand and data function (downloading or uploading). Cable modem providers claim speeds varying from 2 to 5 Mbps. Free onli... Read More »

Does using an Ethernet cable give you faster broadband than wireless?

No. Nothing you can do at your end will make your INTERNET faster. Ethernet will give you a faster local network connection and more bandwidth between you and the router however, so you will be abl... Read More »