Quickest Ping to Game Servers Worldwide
The internet is made up of terrestrial and subsea fibre optic cables that span the world. The average person might think that the internet works by using satellites to talk to the rest of the world, but this isn't the case and only a small amount of internet traffic would route via satellites. Now that we understand the internet uses terrestrial and subsea cables, what can be done to improve my ping (latency) to game servers? First we have to understand what ping is.
DDoS Protection for Gaming
DDoS attacks are illegal, but this doesn't stop malicious people from doing them and they are pretty common in the gaming community. Malicious people should know that tracing the DDoS attack back to them as the perpetrator is easier than they think. The source IP of the DDoS attacks are logged and government agencies have the power to determine the owners of the source IP and link it back to them.
What Internet connection type provides the lowest ping?
If you live in Australia then you are certainly aware of the NBN network. For anyone reading this outside of Australia, the NBN network is the government rollout of telecommunications infrastructure to the majority of the population. A mixture of technology connection types was rolled out to premises'.
Does download speed matter for gaming?
Contrary to common belief there isn't too much of a relationship between ping and the amount of bandwidth your Internet connection can handle. Most people believe that the higher your download speeds are the lower your ping must be. This is NOT the case.
What is the cheapest internet plan in Australia?
This article is written for the people struggling and to try provide some guidance to help them. It is not in our interest to write this article. This article will only be considering unlimited internet plans due to pre-paid ones being risky if you accidently go over them which can cost you more money than you were going to save. The fact is that the cheapest unlimited internet plan in Australia aren't provided over the nbn network.