[SATLUG] FCC Broadband Test

redpill toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Fri Mar 12 15:08:15 CST 2010

I tested at:
6833 kbps down
434 kbps up
29 ms latency
5 ms jitter

ISP is Grande

On Fri, 2010-03-12 at 11:41 -0600, 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.
> http://www.wired.com/epicenter/2010/03/fcc-broadband-test/
> Actual FCC site:
> http://www.broadband.gov/
> -- 
> Some people call 9-1-1
> Some people are 9-1-1
> Some people are the reason for 9-1-1

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