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German telecoms regulator releases app to measure home broadband speeds

Thursday 3 May 2018 | 15:40 CET | News
Measurements with the app are taken manually to provide a higher degree of legal security and more control over the measuring environment. The BNetzA said that customers need to take at least 20 different measurements over two different days via a LAN connection. Customers can use guidelines the regulator released last summer to help determine whether their provider is not delivering contractually agreed upon broadband speeds.

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Companies: German Federal Network Agency
Countries: Germany
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