Are These Internet Providers As Fast As They Say They Are?
Three Internet providers are being investigated for deceptive advertising; the New York attorney general says they don't deliver the promised speeds.By Ben Lawson | October 26, 2015
Some broadband Internet providers might be advertising speeds they don't actually deliver, according to the New York attorney general.
In letters obtained by Bloomberg, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman claims Cablevision, Time Warner and Verizon might not be providing the speeds they advertise for their premium services. (Video via CBS)
The particular problem in this case may be unique to New York, where service providers sometimes use the same infrastructure. One study suggests that can cause performance to suffer.