Lauren Ward is a personal finance and tech writer with a passion to help consumers make smart decisions. Her work has been featured on websites such as Bankrate, The Simple Dollar, DecisionData, Allconnect and This Old House.
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Glossary of internet terms
The limits a provider sets on the amount of data you’re able to use while online
Transfers data to your home for activities like streaming, shopping and browsing social media
Mbps (Megabits per second)
A unit of measurement used to indicate download and upload speeds
Transfer data from your home for activities like video calls, uploading large files, working on online documents and live gaming