Epitiro (www.epitiro.com) have released the results of its performance testing for the first quarter of 2007. TalkTalk, a consumer broadband brand of Carphone Warehouse has entered the top five list joining BT, Demon, AOL and Pipex. AOL has returned having dropped from the top-five group six months ago.
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The tests monitor services from the ten largest consumer ADSL broadband providers in nine cities and include over 57,000 tests from each provider during the quarter. Tests include speed and reliability metrics for ADSL and ADSL Max services, although Epitiro plan to add cable and ADSL2+ later this year. According to Epitiro, the industry average packet loss had dropped by almost 50% since the last quarter.