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Ookla Speedtest App – iOS

New to the Ookla Speedtest app on iOS is a feature to specifically test your broadband network’s ability to stream video.

The Apple iPhone (iOS) Ookla Speedtest app has a feature measuring the ability to stream video and at what resolution:

  • Adaptive bitrate
  • 1080p
  • 1440p
  • 4K

Feedback on Marc’s iPhone 7 on the Speedtest app – Video:

  • Maximum resolution of 2160p (4K) is good for video on:
    • Large phones
    • Large tablets
    • Large laptops
    • Large TVs
Project team member Marc’s iPhone 7 Ookla Speedtest app, NEW VIDEO feature – screen recording

Download the Speedtest iOS app by Ookla here


Porter, J. (2021, February 8). Speedtest app now measures your network’s ability to stream video. Theverge.com; The Verge. https://www.theverge.com/platform/amp/2021/2/8/22272018/speedtest-video-streaming-benchmark-4k-1440p-1080p-ookla-ios

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Connect K-12

Classrooms no longer have chalk boards. Children do have technology everywhere. Technology requires bandwidth. Digital tools are important for tech-infused educational growth. Adequate high-speed internet is needed for our schools future.

The homework gap is personified when there is digital inequality.

Broadband Speeds / Student

To enable digital learning in every classroom every day, the FCC recommends 1Mbps per student.

How do our bigger K-12 compare?

Connect K-12 has some current, free data for review:

Connected Nations Podcast

Learn more about digital equity for our WNC children.

Listen to this Connected Nations podcast.

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/connected-nations-podcast/id1508008735#episodeGuid=Buzzsprout-6692588

Advocate for Broadband

The Western North Carolina is advocating for broadband for all residents.

Digital inclusion is critical to our economic future!

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Broadband Upload

Internet Speed Isn’t Just Download

When you take an internet speed test you are provided with 1) Upload, 2) Download, and 3) Latency/Ping data speed information.

Children at home that connect to schools, play games in the cloud, video share via cell phones; and, home workers that have files to upload and video conferences; these are upload uses of available broadband.

Additionally, Machine to Machine (M2M) is the data of connectivity for your home’s Internet-of-Things (IoT) connected devices. This upload data continues to consume growing upload bandwidth with our devices.

Global Device/Connection Growth by Type by 2022 – Cisco. Note the RED line indicating strong growth of M2M or IoT device that demand more internet upload resources.

But did you know the Federal Communications Commission and many ISPs did not anticipate the significant degree of bandwidth use and upload speeds necessary for these our current COVID environment?

More at NC Broadband Matters Tech Topic Video

The Upload Crisis from NC Broadband Matters

What are your download and upload speeds? Take the WNC Broadband Project Speed Test today.

Benchmark your service at different times during the day.

Are you getting sufficient upload speeds for your needs at home?

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Your Advocates

The Western North Carolina Broadband Project Team continues to advocate for improving high speed internet. Current FCC broadband standards of 25Mbs down and 3Mbs up will not sustain our future of economic growth and education.

Your voice is our future!