ISP Customers Getting More of What They Pay For?
A newly released report from the Fedaral Communications Commmision suggests that ISPs are doing a better job of delivering internet speeds that customers are paying for.
In 2011, the average ISP delivered 87 percent of advertised download speed during peak usage periods; in 2012, that jumped to 96 percent. In other words, consumers today are experiencing performance more closely aligned with what is advertised than they experienced one year ago.–Measuring Broadband America – July 2012
Year by Year Comparison of Sustained Actual Download Speed as a Percentage of Advertised Speed (2011/2012)
“The bottom line of this report is that millions of Americans have better broadband performance this year than they did last year,” said USA Today-FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski