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Packet loss

Packet loss: Packet loss occurs when one or more packets of data travelling across a computer network fail to reach their destination. Packet loss is distinguished as one of the three main error types encountered in digital communications; the other two being bit error and spurious packets caused due to noise. (Source Wikipedia)
 
 
 

Popular Myths about Internet Speed


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Every time an advertisement for an Internet Service provider appears in the media, the focus is to aggressively extol the virtues of ‘so many' megabits per second. These advertisements are designed to increase sales, playing to the Internet users obsession with ‘speed'. The end result is that almost all users are brainwashed into thinking that faster speeds make applications perform faster and that their Internet experience will dramatically improve. Sadly nothing can be further from the tr ...   read more

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