Optimization Week Issue #124, January 13, 2012
- 1.2 Billion Active Mobile Broadband Users
There are over 1.2 billion active mobile broadband users worldwide, according to a recent survey. Europe leads the world in broadband penetration, for both wired and wireless connections. Dec. 2011 Bandwidth Report.
- Diagnosing Slow Web Servers with Time to First Byte
- Slow web servers can be caused by a number of factors. You can test for slow server response times with the time to first byte metric.
- Rural States Go Wireless
Rural states in the US are adopting wireless technology at a faster clip than urban states. However, our need for speed is being hampered by the slow release of the wireless spectrum. Will spectrum supply keep up with demand? Oct. 2011 Bandwidth Report.
- Upcoming AdWords policy changes to better protect people’s personal and financial information