By Mark Milliman – Last week the FCC published its’ report on U.S. broadband Internet usage entitled Broadband Performance: OBI Technical Report No. 4. The press chose to report on the sensational claim in the Executive Summary that actual measured bandwidth was half of the advertised bandwidth.
The FCC is unequivocally stating that all bits are not created equal. They identify real-time and near-real-time traffic as needing lower packet loss, latency, and jitter from typical web browsing or e-mail reading. Perhaps the reason why the FCC was dragging their feet on net neutrality regulation was that internally they actually support differentiated services. more> http://tinyurl.com/2dp4bkr
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