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FCC Plans Study to Measure Broadband Speeds

" The Federal Communications Commission wants to find out whether broadband providers are delivering Internet connections that are as fast as advertised.

The FCC is seeking 10,000 volunteers to take part in a study of residential broadband speeds. Specialized equipment will be installed in homes across the country to measure Internet connections. Those results will then be compared with advertised speeds. The agency hopes to get a cross section of volunteers who subscribe to broadband services provided by a range of phone and cable TV companies.

FCC Releases Internet Speed Test Tool

The FCC is striking back at ISPs with your help. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is striking back at ISP marketing practices by offering a free tool to consumers.

FCC asks us all: what, exactly, is broadband?

You'd think they'd know this by now, but the Federal Communications Commission is always full of surprises. The FCC has put out a Public Notice asking the wise to help them define "broadband." Well, not exactly "define" it. Hold your breath...

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