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How fast do you connect?

Guest post by Michael Hardy, managing editor/daily report.

The FCC has a new tool you can use to test your broadband speeds. It measures download, upload, latency and "jitter," using two different applications, in a few seconds.

We're curious how your organizations fare. Try out the tool here, and post your results in the comments to this entry. If enough people take part over the next few days, we'll write an article summarizing the findings.

 

 

Posted on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:39 AM


Reader Comments

Fri, Apr 2, 2010 D.A.

Newberg, OR using Motorola Canopy wireless connection over about 10 miles: 3698 kbps Download 1093 kbps Upload 73 ms Latency 170 ms Jitter

Fri, Mar 19, 2010 OR

Crashed my browser at office. Don't run java at home (one more thing to patch...)

Fri, Mar 19, 2010

Sorry, our security perimeter won't allow running such tests.

Fri, Mar 19, 2010

Date 3/19/2010
Location DC
Download (kbit/s) 38694
Upload (kbit/s) 5486
Latency ?
Jitter ?

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