New minimum speed for US broadband connections
Lady Benjamin Cannon of Glencoe, ASCE
lb at 6by7.net
Fri May 28 00:30:48 UTC 2021
At least 100/100.
We don’t like selling slower than 10g anymore, that’s what I’d start everyone at if I could.
Ms. Lady Benjamin PD Cannon of Glencoe, ASCE
6x7 Networks & 6x7 Telecom, LLC
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> On May 27, 2021, at 5:29 PM, Sean Donelan <sean at donelan.com> wrote:
> What should be the new minimum speed for "broadband" in the U.S.?
> This is the list of past minimum broadband speed definitions by year
> year speed
> 1999 200 kbps in both directions (this was chosen as faster than dialup/ISDN speeds)
> 2000 200 kbps in at least one direction (changed because too many service providers had 128 kbps upload)
> 2010 4 mbps down / 1 mbps up
> 2015 25 Mbps down / 3 Mbps up (wired)
> 5 Mbps down / 1 Mbps up (wireless)
> 2021 ??? / ??? (some Senators propose 100/100 mbps)
> Not only in major cities, but also rural areas
> Note, the official broadband definition only means service providers can't advertise it as "broadband" or qualify for subsidies; not that they must deliver better service.
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