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[FCC] FCC releases its first National Broadband test Report

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MEASURING BROADBAND AMERICA presents the results of the first nationwide performance study of residential wireline broadband service in the United States. The study examined service offerings from 13 of the largest wireline broadband providers using automated, direct measurements of broadband performance delivered to the homes of thousands of volunteers during March 2011.
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Verizon Fios Tops them all.......
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Until Google comes along that is.
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Verizon Fios Tops them all.......
I didn't read the article, but if you mean speed, EPBfi beats Fios.
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Love how with Verizon FiOS you get ~115% of your advertised speeds constantly. <3 my FiOS
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On Warner cable for $50 I had 5/0.75 when I was looking for another apartment I did not want warner. On cablevision i have 15/2 for $50.
 
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I'm stuck at 80% of adv. speed with qwest 1.5mbit DSL

That is going to change soon I think though.
There is a 144 Strand Middle-Mile Fiber line going in down my road that is designed to be able to have local access added to it.
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Cox has done nothing but impress me, Ive used many different ISP's over the years(moved a LOT) and without a shadow of a doubt they are the best I have used in terms of performance/reliability.


I use Mediacom now...which isnt to shabby really, just unreliable. And Qwest(now century link) is just laughable in the vast majority of the metro area I live in.
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I have cablevision. Their report is very accurate in terms of the time of the time-of-the-day speeds. If you do not have the Boost package then speeds go down to a crawl at peak hours. It is horrible.
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Im land locked to Warner and is SUCKS! Fios Please come to SD ASAP!
Had COX at my last house and was getting advertised 30Mbps most of the time.
And I thought Cox was bad... TWC is the worst.
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Love how with Verizon FiOS you get ~115% of your advertised speeds constantly. <3 my FiOS
Oh, I love FiOS. However, I have that worry about them coming along and capping service eventually. I still LOVE the speed though. Moved from Comcast and got ~1MB/s on Steam. After I got FiOS, 5+
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