If you are looking for a way to get a little bit more out of your internet, changing your DNS server my help. While this will not change the actual upload or download of files, this will help with surfing the web.
Think of DNS (domain name system) like a phone book for the web. When you type a name in like google.com it is just pointing to an IP address. Using a different DNS server, may make this faster. It definitely would for me. You can see my results in the video.