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US launches first National Broadband Map

By Emil
Feb 19, 2011
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  1. The Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has unveiled the National Broadband Map for the US. The map is the first public, searchable nationwide map of broadband Internet availability: its goal is to help expand broadband access and adoption in communities at risk of being left behind in the 21st century economy as well as aid businesses and consumers seeking information on their high-speed Internet options.

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  2. princeton

    princeton TS Addict Posts: 1,677

    3Mb was counted. Map is inaccurate. One of the most common speeds in Canada and the US is 3mb down and 256kb up so maybe that's why. But they should be listening to what the FCC says.
     
  3. Benny26

    Benny26 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,533   +48

    The west country's almost bare...Interesting.
     
  4. treetops

    treetops TS Evangelist Posts: 1,858   +132

    No wonder I lag so much. (Arizona)
     
  5. cyrusjumpjet

    cyrusjumpjet TS Member Posts: 87

    Why the crap does Indiana get so much love?!
     
  6. Jesse

    Jesse TS Evangelist Posts: 359   +40

    This map doesn't seem right to me... that map reflects maybe 20% of people having broadband.
     

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