July 21, 2017

1Q2017 Update to the Interconnection Measurement Project

Today, CITP updated the Interconnection Measurement Project website with the monthly data for January 2017 through March 2017.  The site now includes eighteen months of data, starting in October 2015.  Throughout the year and a half of data, aggregate peak utilization has remained below 50 percent, except in one instance where the monthly aggregate peak…

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April 12, 2017

Third Update to the Interconnection Measurement Project

Today, CITP provided the third quarterly update to the IMP website, in furtherance of the project’s goal of providing ongoing insights into the evolution of interconnection capacity and utilization. The site now includes monthly data from October 2015 through and including December 2016. Throughout this period, aggregate peak utilization remains below 50 percent and total…

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September 29, 2016

First Update to the Interconnection Measurement Project

Today, CITP has released the first update to the Interconnection Measurement Project website, consistent with the project’s goal to provide ongoing insights into the evolution of interconnection capacity and utilization, an important element of the Internet.  This update includes three additional months of capacity and utilization data from participating ISP interconnection points.  The visualizations now…

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May 9, 2016

The Interconnection Measurement Project

Building on the release of the March 11 working paper, today, CITP launches the Interconnection Measurement Project. The initiative includes the launch of a project specific website and the ongoing collection, analysis, and release of capacity and utilization data measured at interconnection points for seven ISPs who collectively serve approximately half of all US broadband subscribers.

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March 11, 2016

An Unprecedented Look into Utilization at Internet Interconnection Points

Measuring Internet interconnection is an important area of research. Unfortunately, visibility of performance at ISP interconnection points has been extremely limited, and efforts to date to characterize interconnection have largely been indirect, relying on inferences made at network endpoints. Today, I am pleased to release analysis taken from direct measurement of Internet interconnection points, which represents advancement in this important field of research. To this end, I am releasing a working paper that includes data from seven ISPs who collectively serve approximately half of all US broadband subscribers.

Originally posted on the “Freedom to Tinker” blog

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