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Verizon makes uploading as fast as downloading
Verizon makes uploading as fast as downloading

Verizon plans to boost the Internet upload speed for nearly all of its FiOS service subscribers, meaning that they’ll be able to upload videos to YouTube nearly as quickly as they can load  clips they want to watch. In a news release Monday, Verizon said it was making the move in part because it’s expecting upload activity to double by the end of 2016. Matching upload and download speeds is unheard of for most Internet users, who rely on their cable companies to get online. To deliver Internet service into homes and small businesses, cable providers typically use coaxial cables, which were designed with downstream signals in mind. Verizon, which has about 6 million...

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