Broadband terminology can be confusing
We're here to simplify common words and phrases for you.
Refers to the highest amount of information your connection can send.
Essentially how fast your broadband is. A higher download speed allows for faster and smoother downloads, streaming, and overall internet browsing experience.
Measures how fast data can transmit from your device to the internet. Activities such as video calling or sending emails will utilise upload speeds.
A way to connect devices to your internet connection via wire.
How long it takes for information to be sent and for a response to be received. Higher latencies lead to lag which can affect streaming or gaming.
A central hub for connecting multiple devices to a network.
Creates a stronger WiFi signal around your home by using one or more WiFi extenders. A mesh network is created which shares the WiFi signal resulting in a longer WiFi range.