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Sign up for a possible free router

submitted on July 20, 2011 by equipurple in "Products / Gadgets"
http://projectbismark.net/signup.html

They give you a free router and monitor it for traffic rates and stats. If you have questions about your privacy, I would recommend you refrain from signing up.

Traffic volume is high, so it may take many tries to get through.

Measurement Lab introduces a new, hardware-based tool
BISMark (the Broadband Internet Service BenchMARK), a project being led by Georgia Tech and the University of Napoli, aims to measure Internet performance continuously over time. Unlike the many existing tools that run from a user’s computer, BISMark runs on a user’s home router itself. As a result, BISMark can not only measure Internet performance continuously over time, but also help differentiate any performance problems caused by a user’s ISP from those caused by a user’s home network setup.

Once you connect your BISMark router to your modem, the tool will run tests throughout the day, including measurement latency, packet loss, jitter, throughput, and network capacity. The BISMark team is also developing a network dashboard, which will allow users to access a detailed view of their ISP’s historical performance.

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    pablos17
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    Posted by pablos17 on July 20, 2011 [reply] 0 0
    This would be a good solution for monitoring bandwidth caps for certain ISPs.
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    Posted by orangearrows on July 20, 2011 [reply] 0 0
    Another way you let the BIG G take over you life. Mr Green

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