January 6, 2023

Overview

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

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Chart 1.1: Weighted average advertised download speed among the top 80% service tiers offered by each ISP

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Provides the weighted average of the top 80% (by subscriber numbers) advertised download speeds offered by the ISP

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This chart shows the weighted average of the top 80% (by subscriber numbers) advertised download speeds offered by the ISP for the current year and compares it to the results for the previous 2 years

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Chart 1.2: Weighted average advertised download speed among the DSL ISPs

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Provides the weighted average (by subscriber numbers) of the advertised download speeds offered by the DSL ISPs

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This chart shows the weighted average (by subscriber numbers) of the advertised download speeds offered by the DSL ISPs for the current year and compares it to the results for the previous years. This chart is included for ease of viewing the DSL download speed offerings which are hard to read in Chart 1.1

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Chart 2: Weighted average advertised download speed based on technology

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Provides the weighted average (by subscriber numbers) of the advertised download speeds offered by the DSL ISPs based on technology

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This chart shows the weighted average of the top 80% service tiers (by subscriber numbers) of the advertised download speeds offered by ISPs grouped by technology for the current year and compares it to the results for the previous years.

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Chart 3: Consumer migration to higher advertised download speeds

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This chart shows the percentage of panelists who moved to a higher tier in 2020 compared to the tier they were in in 2018.

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This chart gives an overview of which tiers progressed the most in 2020. Additionally, it also shows which technologies progressed in speed over the 2018 to 2020 period.

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Chart 4: The ratio of weighted median speeds (upload and download) to advertised speed for each ISP

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This chart shows the ratio in September 2021 of the actual speeds experienced by an ISP's subscribers to that ISP's advertised speed. This ratio is shown as a percentage, with the 100% rate highlighted.

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This chart provides an overview of how accurately a service provider is able to match its consumer's realized download and upload speeds to the advertised speed.

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Chart 5: The percentage of consumers whose median download speed was greater than 95%, between 80% and 95%, and less than 80% of the advertised download speed

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Presents the percentage of consumers whose median download speed was greater than 95%, between 80% and 95% and less than 80% of the advertised download speed.

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Presents a simple view to understanding how well a carrier performed in meeting their advertised speeds.

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Chart 6: The ratio of 80/80 consistent median download speed to advertised download speed

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Presents measure of consistent peak period median download speeds side-by-side for each ISP as a percentage of advertised speed.

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Presents a view of consistency in the download performance during peak periods. Shows what the consistent download speed is for each carrier such that over 80% of users experienced this speed over 80% of the time.

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Chart 7: Idle Latency by ISP

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Presents the average latency for each participating ISP

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This chart provides the average latency for each service provider, arranged by technologies.

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Chart 8: Percentage of consumers whose peak-period Packet loss was less than 0.4%, between 0.4% to 1%, and greater than 1%

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Presents the percentage of consumers whose peak-period packet loss was either (a) less than 0.4 % or (b) 0.4% to 1% or (c) greater than 1%.

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This chart provides a simple way to indicate how severe is the packet loss for each ISP.

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Chart 9: Average webpage download time, by advertised download speed.

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This chart presents the average webpage download time based on the advertised download speed.

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This chart provides an indication of how fast webpage downloads take for different ISP technologies as the download speed goes higher.

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Provides the weighted average of the top 80% (by subscriber numbers) advertised upload speeds offered by the ISP

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This chart shows the weighted average of the top 80% (by subscriber numbers) advertised upload speeds offered by the ISP for the current year and compares it to the results for the previous year

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Chart 10.2: Weighted average advertised upload speed among the top 80% service tiers offered by each ISP

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Provides the weighted average (by subscriber numbers) of the advertised upload speeds offered by DSL ISPs

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This chart shows the weighted average advertised upload speeds offered by DSL ISPs for the current year and compares it to the results for the previous years. This chart is provided to be able to better view DSL ISP advertised upload tier offerings which are not easily visible in Chart 10.1

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Chart 10.3: The weighted average advertised upload speed offered by ISPs using Cable Technology

Provides the weighted average of the top 80% (by subscriber numbers) advertised upload speeds offered by the ISPs using Cable Technology

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This chart shows the weighted average of the top 80% (by subscriber numbers) advertised upload speeds offered by the Cable ISPs for the current year and compares it to the results for the previous years

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Chart 11: Weighted average advertised upload speed among the top 80% service tiers based on technology

Provides the weighted average of the top 80% (by subscriber numbers) advertised upload speeds based on technology and compares the Sept-October 2021 results with previous years

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This chart shows the weighted average of the top 80% (by subscriber numbers) advertised upload speeds based on technology and compares it to the results for the previous years

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Chart 12: The percentage of consumers whose median upload speed was (a) greater than 95%, (b) between 80% and 95%, and (c) less than 80% of the advertised upload speed

  Presents the percentage of consumers whose median upload speed was (a) greater than 95%, (b) between 80% and 95% and (c) less than 80% of the advertised upload speed

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  Presents a simple view to understanding how well a carrier performed in meeting their advertised upload speeds.

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Chart 13.1: Complementary cumulative distribution of the ratio of median download speed to advertised download speed

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This chart shows the complementary cumulative distribution of the ratio of median download speed to advertised download speed for each ISP.

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These curves provide an indication of the percentage of subscribers who experience a download performance above at least a certain percentage of the advertised download speed.

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Chart 13.2: Complementary cumulative distribution of the ratio of median download speed to advertised download speed (continued)

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This chart shows the complementary cumulative distribution of the ratio of median download speed to advertised download speed for each ISP.

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These curves provide an indication of the percentage of subscribers who experience a download performance above at least a certain percentage of the advertised download speed.

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Chart 13.3: Complementary cumulative distribution of the ratio of median download speed to advertised download speed, by technology

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This chart shows the complementary cumulative distribution of the ratio of median upload speed to advertised upload speed as a function of technology.

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These curves provide an indication of the percentage of subscribers who experience an upload performance above at least a certain percentage of the advertised upload speed.

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Chart 13.4: Complementary cumulative distribution of the ratio of median download speed to advertised download speed, by technology

Description

This chart shows the complementary cumulative distribution of the ratio of median upload speed to advertised upload speed as a function of technology.

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These curves provide an indication of the percentage of subscribers who experience an upload performance above at least a certain percentage of the advertised upload speed.

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Chart 13.5: Complementary cumulative distribution of the ratio of median upload speed to advertised upload speed (continued)

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This chart shows the complementary cumulative distribution of the ratio of median upload speed to advertised upload speed as a function of technology.

Why We Provide It

These curves provide an indication of the percentage of subscribers who experience an upload performance above at least a certain percentage of the advertised upload speed.

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Chart 13.6: Complementary cumulative distribution of the ratio of median upload speed to advertised upload speed, by technology

Description

This chart shows the complementary cumulative distribution of the ratio of median upload speed to advertised upload speed as a function of technology.

Why We Provide It

These curves provide an indication of the percentage of subscribers who experience an upload performance above at least a certain percentage of the advertised upload speed.

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Chart 14.1: The ratio of weighted median download speed to advertised download speed, peak hours versus off-peak hours

Description

Compares the ratio of weighted median download speed to advertised download speed for both peak and off-peak times

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Shows the variation in the download performance of an ISP as a function of whether its measured at peak times (7 PM - 11 PM, Mon-Friday) or off-peak .

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Chart 14.2: The ratio of weighted median upload speed to advertised upload speed, peak hours versus off-peak hours

Description

Compares the ratio of weighted median upload speed to advertised upload speed for both peak and off-peak times

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Shows the variation in the upload performance of an ISP as a function of whether its measured at peak times (7 PM - 11 PM, Mon-Friday) or off-peak .

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Chart 15: The ratio of median download speed to advertised download speed, Monday-to-Friday, two-hour time blocks, terrestrial ISPs

Description

Median 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 16.1: The ratio of 80/80 consistent upload speed to advertised upload speed.

Description

This chart provides the minimum upload speed as a percentage of the advertised upload speed (for each ISP) that was experienced by at least 80% of panelists for at least 80% of the times.

Why We Provide It

The consistency of speed performance, in addition to the median performance and the complementary cumulative distribution function, provides a better insight into how consistent the service provider's performance is both over the whole period of time and over the whole number of panelists.

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Chart 16.2: The ratio of 70/70 consistent download speed to advertised download speed.

Description

This chart provides the minimum download speed (for each ISP) as a percentage of the advertised download;speed that was experienced by at least 70% of panelists for at least 70% of the times.

Why We Provide It

The consistency of speed performance, in addition to the mean performance and the complementary cumulative distribution function, provides a better insight into how consistent the service provider's performance is both over the whole period of time and over the whole number of panelists.

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Chart 16.3: The ratio of 70/70 consistent upload speed to advertised upload speed.

Description

This chart provides the minimum upload speed (for each ISP) as a function of the advertised upload speed; that was experienced by at least 70% of panelists for at least 70% of the times.

Why We Provide It

The consistency of speed performance, in addition to the mean performance and the complementary cumulative distribution function, provides a better insight into how consistent the service provider's performance is both over the whole period of time and over the whole number of panelists.

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Chart 17: Latency for terrestrial ISPs, by technology and by advertised download speed

Description

Shows the average latency as a function of advertised download speed for different technologies (DSL, cable, fiber and satellite)

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This chart shows if any variation in latency exists within a technology as a function of advertised download speed

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Chart 18: The ratio of median download speed to advertised download speed, by ISP

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This chart shows the ratio of median download speed to advertised download speed for a set of carrier tiers

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Shows the variation of median to advertised download speeds for different carrier tiers

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Chart 19: The ratio of median upload speed to advertised upload speed, by ISP

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This chart shows the ratio of median upload speed to advertised upload speed for a set of carrier tiers

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Shows the variation of median to advertised upload speeds for different carrier tiers

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Chart 20: The percentage of consumers whose median download speed was (a) greater than 95%, (b) between 80% and 95%, and (c) less than 80% of the advertised download speed, by speed tier

Description

Consumer download speed binned into 3 performance categories

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Provides binning of consumer download speeds into 3 performance categories to determine how well a carrier was able to meet its advertised speed

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Chart 21 The percentage of consumers whose median upload speed was (a) greater than 95%, (b) between 80% and 95%, and (c) less than 80% of the advertised upload speed, by speed tier

Description

Consumer upload speed binned into 3 performance categories

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Provides binning of consumer upload speeds into 3 performance categories to determine how well a carrier was able to meet its advertised speed

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Chart 22: Average webpage download time, by ISP

Description

Presents average webpage download time as a function of the advertised download speed for different ISPs.

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This chart provides an indication of how fast webpage downloads take place in different ISP networks

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Date Last Updated or Reviewed: 
Fri, 01/06/2023
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