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26 Aug, 2020 02:19 PM
Using RIPE Atlas to Predict Users' Quality of Experience by Alan Jones — last modified 26 Aug, 2020 04:35 PM

Poor internet performance is often blamed on the network speed delivered by an ISP. While local data transmission speeds can contribute to a bad user experience, there are many other potential culprits. Problems such as the number of devices consuming available bandwidth, the round-trip distance a signal must travel to deliver content, and malfunctioning equipment can also contribute. Consumers understandably blame their ISPs for poor service, when the real problem may originate deeper in the network.