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Charts - Measuring Broadband America April 2012

Overview

This reference page for the Measuring Broadband America - July 2012 report provides convenient access to the Report's charts and chart data.

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Chart 1:

Description

Contrasts for each ISP the average peak period and 24 hour download speed as a percentage of advertised speed.

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Contrasts the performance during peak time when the most consumers use the Internet vs. 24 hour performance.

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Chart 2: Average Peak Period and 24-Hour Sustained Upload Speeds as a Percentage of Advertised, by Provider - April 2012 Test Data

Description

Contrasts for each ISP the average peak period and 24 hour upload speed as a percentage of advertised speed.

Why We Provide It

Contrasts the performance during peak time when the most consumers use the Internet vs. 24 hour performance.

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Chart 3: Average Peak Period Sustained Download and Upload Speeds as a Percentage of Advertised, by Provider - April 2012 Test Data

Description

Presents peak periods upload and download speeds side-by-side for each ISP as percentage of advertised speed.

Why We Provide It

Presents a convenient, side-by-side view of both upload and download performance during peak periods.

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Chart 4: Average Peak Period Sustained Download and Upload Speeds as a Percentage of Advertised, by Technology - April 2012 Test Data

Description

Presents peak period upload and download speeds side-by-side for the cable, DSL, and fiber technologies studied in this report as percentage of advertised speed.

Why We Provide It

Presents the performance of different technologies that are used to support broadband Internet service access.

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Chart 5: Average Peak Period Sustained Download Speeds as a Percentage of Advertised, by Provider - April 2012 Test Data

Description

Presents peak download speed as a percentage of advertised speed, by provider.

Why We Provide It

Individual performance of speed tiers by provider can be viewed.

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chart5-april-2012.xlsx

Chart 6: Average Peak Period Sustained Upload Speeds as a Percentage of Advertised, by Provider - April 2012 Test Data

Description

Presents peak upload speed as a percentage of advertised speed, by provider.

Why We Provide It

Individual performance of speed tiers by provider can be viewed.

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chart6-april-2012.xlsx

Chart 7: Average Peak Period Burst Download Speeds as a Percentage Increase over Sustained Download Speeds, by Provider - April 2012 Test Data

Description

Presents peak period burst download speed as a percentage of advertised speed, by provider.

Why We Provide It

Individual performance of speed tiers by provider can be viewed.

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chart7-april-2012.xlsx

Chart 8: Average Peak Period Burst Upload Speeds as a Percentage Increase over Sustained Download Speeds, by Provider - April 2012 Test Data

Description

Presents peak period burst upload speed as a percentage of advertised speed, by provider.

Why We Provide It

Individual performance of speed tiers by provider can be viewed.

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chart8-april-2012.xlsx

Chart 9: Average Peak Period Burst Download and Upload Speeds as a Percentage of Advertised Speed, by Provider - April 2012 Test Data

Description

Presents peak periods burst upload and burst download speeds side-by-side for each ISP as percentage of advertised speed.

Why We Provide It

Presents a convenient, side-by-side view of both burst upload and burst download performance during peak periods.

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chart9-april-2012.xlsx

Chart 10: Average Peak Period Latency in Milliseconds, by Technology - April 2012 Test Data

Description

Latency for each speed tier tested by technology is illustrated.

Why We Provide It

Latency is an important metric for network performance.

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Chart 11: Web Loading Time by Advertised Speed, by Technology - April 2012 Test Data

Description

The average time in milliseconds to download a set of popular web pages is illustrated. Consumers can judge the effect of higher service tiers on web performance.

Why We Provide It

Web browsing is one of the most common activities over broadband.

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Chart 12: Hourly Sustained Download Speeds as a Percentage of Advertised, by Provider - April 2012 Test Data

Description

Presents the average speed on ISP's network, in 2 hour intervals over a period of 24 hours.

Why We Provide It

Shows varying performance of broadband access over the course of a day by provider.

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chart12-april-2012.xlsx

Chart 13: Average Sustained Download Speeds as a Percentage of Advertised Over a 24-Hour Period, by Technology - April 2012 Test Data

Description

Average sustained download speed as a percentage of advertised speed over a 24 hour period, by technology.

Why We Provide It

Shows varying performance of broadband access over the course of a day by technology.

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chart13-april-2012.xlsx

Chart 14: Cumulative Distribution of Sustained Download Speeds as a Percentage of Advertised Speed, by Technology - April 2012 Test Data

Description

Cumulative distribution function of download speed as a percentage of advertised speed, by technology.

Why We Provide It

Shows the percentage of consumers receiving Internet service at an indicated speed or greater, expressed as a percentage of advertised speed, by technology.

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chart14-april-2012.xlsx

Chart 15: Cumulative Distribution of Sustained Download Speeds as a Percentage of Advertised Speed, by Provider - April 2012 Test Data

Description

Description Cumulative distribution function of download speed as a percentage of advertised speed, by provider.

Why We Provide It

Shows the percentage of consumers receiving Internet service at an indicated speed or greater, expressed as a percentage of advertised speed, by provider.

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chart15-april-2012.xlsx

Chart 16: Cumulative Distribution of Sustained Upload Speeds as a Percentage of Advertised Speed, by Technology - April 2012 Test Data

Description

Description Cumulative distribution function of upload speed as a percentage of advertised speed, by technology.

Why We Provide It

Shows the percentage of consumers receiving Internet service at an indicated speed or greater, expressed as a percentage of advertised speed, by technology.

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chart16-april-2012.xlsx

Chart 17: Cumulative Distribution of Sustained Upload Speeds as a Percentage of Advertised Speed, by Provider - April 2012 Test Data

Description

Cumulative distribution function of upload speed as a percentage of advertised speed, by provider.

Why We Provide It

Shows the percentage of consumers receiving Internet service at an indicated speed or greater, expressed as a percentage of advertised speed, by provider.

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chart17-april-2012.xlsx

Chart 18: Normalized Average User Traffic - April 2012 Test Data

Description

Presents the average user traffic within each download speed tier.

Why We Provide It

Shows the correlation between higher speed tiers and higher data usage.

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Chart 19: Cumulative Distribution of User Traffic, by Technology - April 2012 Test Data

Description

Cumulative distribution function of user traffic, by technology.

Why We Provide It

Shows the percentage of consumers using an indicated amount of data or greater, expressed in gigabytes.

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Chart 20-21: Percentage Change of 2011 Panelists Subscribed to Higher Tiers in 2012 Study

Description

Chart 20 shows the total percentage of panelists in each 2011 Service tier who moved to a higher tier in 2012. Chart 21 shows the same percentage, further broken down to show the specific tier that was moved to.

Why We Provide It

Shows that consumers have generally moved up in speed tiers between 2011 and 2012.

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chart20,21-april-2012.xlsx

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