GAO Report: 25/3 Mbps is likely not fast enough

Sean Donelan sean at
Thu Jul 8 17:45:29 UTC 2021

New report published by the Government Accountability Office.

FCC Should Analyze Small Business Speed Needs

"FCC’s minimum speed benchmark of 25/3 Mbps is likely not fast enough to 
meet the needs of many small businesses, particularly with regard to 
upload speeds. As part of its annual review and reporting regarding 
broadband deployment FCC has not analyzed information related to broadband 
access by small businesses."

Recommendation 1:
GAO is making one recommendation to FCC to solicit stakeholder input and 
analyze small business broadband speed needs and incorporate the results 
of this analysis into the benchmark for broadband. FCC agreed with this 

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