[SATLUG] FCC Broadband Test
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Fri Mar 12 12:11:42 CST 2010
Don Wright wrote:
> There may be some quibble with the methods, but the FCC is at least
> trying to honor their part of the "Broadband Technology Opportunities
> Program" included in recent law. Because the various ISPs are reluctant
> to publish real data, the FCC is asking subscribers to test/report their
> broadband speeds so the FCC can compile their own maps. If broadband is
> not available, there is a form to report that as well.
> Requires Flash and Java; works from Debian & Iceweasel.
> Thanks to the UF forum for the news. --Don
> Story about the test.
> Actual FCC site:
Download 23718 kbps
Upload 1910 kbps
Latency 22 ms
Jitter 2 ms
Not too bad for Time Warner, but it's in the middle of the day. Not a
peak usage time for a home system.
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