FCC launches app to test broadband speeds

FCC broadband test appDays ahead of the unveiling of its national broadband plan, the FCC released an application for the iPhone and Android phones--as well as a Web-based application--that allows users to test the speed of their broadband connection and see how it stacks up against the advertised speed of the network. The tests provide users with information on their downlink and uplink speeds as well as on latency. The information that is collected will be used by the FCC to help it determine broadband policies. Article, FCC post