How to boost Internet connection speed

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This is more of a general question / discussion so here it goes. I notice that my Internet connection is always slow. Is there any trick / option that I can use to speed it up? It takes forever to browser websites.
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It depends on how you connect and how many devices are connected. Chances are you will never get the speed your ISP says. If you are connecting via wi-fi that will be slower than a wire connection due to signal strength getting weaker the farther it reaches and not counting walls and floors it has to pass through. You can look into a signal booster/ range extender for your wi-fi, that may help a bit. You will also drop dramatically for each device on=line at the same time if you do not have the bandwidth to support it. Example try running 2 pc and a tablet on a DSL connection…forget it.. Even at a 25meg connection you may see it slow. The other reason is all the multimedia web content that loads whether you want it or not. The video ads, video clips, all kill performance. 

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  • Subhendu Sen
    First of all you have to ask the vendor who provides the connection etc. It is also depends on internet tariff/ plan that what plan they provided. Next how much the signal strength is strong where you live. To check the internet speed, navigate speedtest.net and run a speed test. Check if any other programs are hogging the internet connection. You can also try installing extensions like adblock plus/flashblock which helps to block some of the bandwidth hogging ads/animations/videos and it can help to speed up the connection.
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