As part of today’s Open Data Day, I’m interested in finding (or building) a large set of data on how broadband Internet connections actually perform. The original questions that got me thinking about this were discussed at a City of Seattle Citizens Telecommunications and Technology Advisory Board (@CTTAB) meeting:
- What is a good minimum level of broadband service?
- While Internet service providers (ISPs) claim service up to XX Mbps, what is their actual service range?
If you’re interested in taking 30-60 seconds to contribute data about your (wired or cellular) Internet connection, please do so here: http://surveymonkey.com/s/OpenBPS.