Free Speed Test App from FCC Empowers Consumers with U.S. Mobile Broadband Performance Information

The Federal Communications Commission has released its first public version of the FCC Speed Test app for Android smartphones and it is available free of charge from the Google Play Store.


FCC Speed Test is an open-source, crowdsourcing program to assess mobile broadband performance nationwide. In 2014, the FCC will release an interactive map and other tools that will allow consumers to see meaningful information about mobile broadband network performance around the country based on aggregate data collected by the app.

Read more how the app works and the data will be collected.