Broadband report says Concord’s options are small and not all that impressive

In a report issued by BroadbandNow, an analysis of broadband in Concord found that there "aren’t many options for most homeowners." The report concludes that the high end of Concord services are slower than state and national high ends. "The top 10 percent of download speeds in Concord clocked in at 86.16 mbps. This is slower than the state average of 99.87 mbps and slower than the national top speed of 100.01 mbps," the report said.

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