First we can define internet as the global system that is comprised of computer networks that are interconnected and use an internet protocol suite that links all devices globally. It can also be explained as a network of networks that comprise of private, public, government, academic and business networks which are or local to global scope.
All these networks are linked together with a very broad array of electronics, wireless and optical networking technology. Now efficiency of the internet to be able to do all this is mainly governed by the speed. It is good to know that speed will vary from the different devices and also the type of broadband affects it too. Since the internet has numerous network services it will not be very had to see that most traffic is experienced in mobile applications such as the world wide web, social media apps, file sharing and electronic mail. When the speed of the internet is fast and steady then all the networking will take place in the best way possible.
In a very short period of time an individual is able to do a lot of work when the internet is of high speed. If your internet is of high speed you will not only enjoy downloading movies and pictures, streaming TV shows and online gaming but also you can benefit from it by working in comforts of your home, video chatting, downloading latest software updates and a lot more.
The normal speed of high speed internet starts from 512 kilobits per second (kbps) and it can be more than that, despite the fact that fast internet is relative. If we go back in time a few decades, we had dial-up that was the only internet being offered to homesteads and it had a speed that commencing at 56 kbps. Imagining speeds that were more than 1 megabit per second (mbps) was not possible back then but, technology went another level higher and the unexpected became the most expected. Speeds of up to 500 mbps are being experienced through fiber-optic internet.
In comparison to copper, fiber-optic internet transmits data through pulses of light that allow great amounts of data to be transmitted at great distances in short period of time. Copper is used in cable internet to transmit data. Before fiber-optic came to birth, cable internet was the fastest internet transmitter.
Fibber-optic internet connections are usually connect to one user or let us say one homestead, that’s why matters concerning speed are less alarming. You have seen for yourself how far high speed internet has come from – from 56kbps to 500 kbps – I think I have every right to tell that it does end there.