ISPs improve delivery of the Internet speeds you pay for2012-07-19 08:46 by Daniela
Tags: ISP, FCC
A new FCC report shows that broadband providers deliver to homes the Internet connection speeds they advertise. The report will be released today and it shows that participating ISPs were delivering 96% of advertised download speeds during peak periods, up from 87% in March 2011.
Broadband providers using fiber technology provided the highest average download speed during peak hours as a percentage of advertising at 117%, while those using DSL provided only 84% of the download speed they promised customers.
The report doesn't cover all broadband consumers. The FCC tracked 13 Internet Service Providers that account for more than 80% of the residential broadband market.
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