Posts Tagged ‘DSL Reports’

A Crowdsourced National Broadband Census: The Time is Now!

Broadband Data, Expert Opinion, FCC, National Broadband Plan July 19th, 2009

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2009 – Carl Malamud’s talking on O’Reilly’s Radar about the need for a national broadband census. One of the things that has been doing since our launch, in January 2008, is to provide a crowdsourced, public and transparent collection of data about local broadband Speeds, Prices, Availability, Reliability and Competition. We call this the Broadband ‘SPARC.’

Why Supports the National Broadband Strategy Statement

Expert Opinion December 5th, 2008

WASHINGTON, December 5 – was founded January 2008 after the experience of trying to use the Freedom of Information Act to obtain some very basic broadband information: the names of the carriers operating in each ZIP code.

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