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ISPs Lie About Broadband “Up To” Speeds

August 17th, 2010 08:56 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

Haffner writes “Ars Technica has an article detailing the difference between ISP advertised ‘up to x Mbps’ speeds and the actual speeds, in addition to some possible solutions. They find that on average, the advertised speeds were ‘up to 6.7 Mbps’ while the real median was 3 Mbps and the mean was 4 Mbps. This implies that ISPs were falsely advertising by at least 50%.”

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