Posts Tagged: latency

It’s a Peering Issue!

Many are unfamiliar with how the internet works. In sum, the internet is simply a massive network of billions of devices┬áconnected together over TCP/IP. Connecting these networks requires peering agreements between different Internet Service Providers (ISP). These peering agreements are arrangements by which ISPs agree to carry traffic. These peering arrangements have always been the… Read more »

Internet Health Report – Useful ISP (Backbone) Status Web Page

Ever notice degradation in speed or latency with your ISP? Wonder if the issue is isolated or widespread? One of the first outside network sources we check is the Internet Health Report posted over at www.internetpulse.net Here they record and chart the latency and connection history between every major ISP / backbone. The providers include:… Read more »