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FCC Speed Test Surpasses 1 Million Results

WASHINGTON July 19, 2010- The Federal Communications Commission is reporting that their online speed test at www.testmyisp.com has surpassed 1 million tests. In a blog post Broadband Task Force Attorney- Advisor Jordan Usdan writes, “We are pleased with the popularity of these tools and we look forward to updating them in the coming months to add more features, provide richer feedback to users and make more data available to the public.” In addition to the website, they have also created a mobile test available in the Apple App Store and the Android Marketplace. Keep Reading

Comcast Launches Data Usage Meter To Address ‘Excessive Use’

WASHINGTON, December 2, 2009 - Comcast announced Tuesday the pilot market launch of a data usage meter the company plans to soon roll out nationally. The meter is meant to help make customers aware of how much data they consume in a month, Jason Livingood, executive director of internet systems for Comcast, wrote on a company blog. Comcast has a company policy against excessive use of bandwidth or currently data usage above 250 Gigabytes per month per Comcast high-speed internet residential customer account. Keep Reading

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