The FCC’s mobile speed-test app gets an enthusiastic early reception.
The Android app was installed 30,000 times in two days, says the FCC.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is getting lots of takers for its mobile broadband speed test.
FCC commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel tweeted on Nov. 22 that the app has been installed more than 30,000 times, suggesting the commission will have a meaningful sample size to gauge the performance of mobile broadband networks.
The app is part of a broader FCC effort called “Measuring Broadband America” that aims to improve Americans’ access to... Read More
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