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Getting up to Speed: Best Practices for Measuring Broadband Performance is a new report from New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute that offers “best practices” for broadband speed measurement. The topic is…

June 28, 2016 7

High Tech Forum In-Depth “State of the Internet” Discussion with David Belson and Richard Bennett

High Tech Forum Founder Richard Bennett recently spoke with David Belson, the editor of Akamai’s“State of the Internet” reports, about Akamai’s most recent findings. SOTI is the most definitive data set and analysis…

December 1, 2015 0

State of the Internet, Q1 2015

Wednesday’s Internet events illustrate the importance of the Akamai “State of the Internet” quarterly reports. Because of failures at the New York Stock Exchange, United Airlines, the Wall Street Journal…

July 9, 2015 0

Delaware Internet as Fast as South Korea?

The Washington Post’s GovBeat blog has a nice summary of the latest “State of the Internet” report from Akamai. They’ve broken out US states and compared them to nations, a…

March 26, 2015 0

Does Your Broadband Internet Service Suck?

Much of the debate over Internet policy in the US presumes that our broadband services aren’t very good. Would there be a need for the FCC to pass the most…

March 18, 2015 0

How do I get a “fast lane” on the Internet?

Ask the Engineer: How do I get a “fast lane” on the Internet? Innovator: I’ve read that the FCC’s new regulations would prevent ISPs from charging web sites for fast…

March 17, 2015 0

US Moves Up in Akamai Rankings

The latest State of the Internet Report from Akamai shows continued improvement in Internet speeds in the United States, with Top 10 rankings in all three performance metrics, Average Connection…

April 23, 2014 0

Paid Peering and the Internet of Video Things

The controversy over the deal between Comcast and Netflix for paid access to the Comcast residential network is heating up, and that’s just inside Netflix. Immediately after the two firms…

March 28, 2014 0

Akamai’s Latest Report Shows United States Progress

The latest edition of Akamai’s State of the Internet report has just been released, covering the 3rd Quarter of 2013. The previous quarter had shown a slight dip in the…

February 4, 2014 1

TechCrunch TV: Bennett v Feld on State of US Broadband

Don’t miss the debate between our fair editor Richard Bennett and Harold Feld on TechCrunch TV (charmingly titled “Does American Broadband Suck?”) Host Andrew Keen was intrigued by Richard’s recent…

June 11, 2013 0