Overview

This reference page for the Measuring Broadband America - February 2013 Report provides convenient access to the Report's charts and chart data.

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Chart 1:Average Peak Period and 24-Hour Sustained Download Speeds as a Percentage of Advertised, by Provider - September 2012 Test Data

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 - September 2012 Test Data

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Contrasts for each ISP the average peak period and 24 hour upload 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 3: Average Peak Period Sustained Download and Upload Speeds as a Percentage of Advertised, by Provider - September 2012 Test Data

Description

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

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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 - September 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.

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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 and Upload Speeds as a Percentage of Advertised, by Technology - September 2012 Test Data

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Presents sustained download and upload speed as a percentage of advertised speed, by Technology.

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Individual performance of technologies can be viewed.

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

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

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Individual performance of speed tiers by provider can be viewed.

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Chart 7: Average Peak Period Burst Download Speeds as a Percentage Increase over Sustained Download Speeds, by Provider Where Tiers Showed a Greater than 10% Increase - September 2012 Test Data

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

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Individual performance of speed tiers by provider can be viewed.

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Chart 8: Average Peak Period Burst Upload Speeds as a Percentage Increase over Sustained Download Speeds, by Provider (All Tiers) - September 2012 Test Data

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

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Individual performance of speed tiers by provider can be viewed.

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

Description

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

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

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

Description

Latency for each technology is illustrated.

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Latency is an important metric for network performance.

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Chart 11: Web Loading Time by Advertised Speed, by Technology - September 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.

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

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Chart 12: Web Loading Time by Advertised Speed (1-75 Mbps Tier) - September 2012 Test Data

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Presents the Web Loading Time by Advertised Speed for all tiers.

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Shows varying web loading performance of broadband access across all tiers.

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Chart 13: Hourly Sustained Download Speeds as a Percentage of Advertised, by Provider - September 2012 Test Data

Description

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

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

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Chart 14: Average Sustained Download Speeds as a Percentage of Advertised Over a 24-Hour Period, by Technology - September 2012 Test Data

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

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

Description

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

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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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Chart 16: Cumulative Distribution of Sustained Download Speeds as a Percentage of Advertised Speed, by Provider - September 2012 Test Data

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

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

Description

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

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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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Chart 18: Cumulative Distribution of Sustained Upload Speeds as a Percentage of Advertised Speed, by Provider - September 2012 Test Data

Description

Presents the cumulative distribution of sustained upload speeds within each speed tier by provider.

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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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Chart 19: Normalized Average User Traffic - September 2012 Test Data

Description

Normalized Average User Traffic, by tier.

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Shows each tiers percentage of normalized traffic used as a percentage of the aggregate total amount of data or greater, expressed in gigabytes of the total panel.

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Chart 20: Cumulative Distribution of User Traffic, by Technology - September 2012 Test Data

Description

Chart 20 shows the percentage of panelists in each technology with aggregate total amount of data or greater, expressed in gigabytes.

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

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Chart 21-22: Percent Change of April 2012 Panelists Subscribed to Higher Tier in September 2012

Description

Charts 21 and 22 shows the total percentage of panelists in each April 2012 Service tier who moved to a higher tier in September 2012. Chart 22 shows the same percentage, further broken down to show the specific tier that was moved to.

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

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