Who wins in the battle of FiOS vs. cable?

Do you suspect that your Internet connection isn’t as fast as your service provider claims it is?

If you’re paying for service from Cablevision, Mediacom, Qwest, Frontier or AT&T, you’re probably right.

The Federal Communications Commission conducted a test of actual Internet speeds that U.S. subscribers receive from their Internet service providers, writes Ars Technica’s Nate Anderson.

Verizon’s fiber-optic service tops the chart, with cable service from Comcast, Charter and Cox not too far behind, Anderson writes. Check out the detailed charts, which break down performance by service provider, time of day, and sustained uploads or downloads.

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