The Federal Communications Commission announced last week two new consumer tools on its broadband.gov website, The Consumer Broadband Test, which measures broadband quality indicators such as speed and latency, and The Broadband Dead Zone Report, which enables Americans to submit the street address location of a broadband “Dead Zone” where broadband is unavailable for purchase. Both test
- FCC Launches Broadband Consumer Tools (press release) March 11, 2010 (PDF).
- Broadband Test. Also available as the FCC’s first mobile app at the Apple and Android app stores.
- Dead Zone Report.
The Digital Divide: Speed Matters
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