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There are 4 blogs written by Jay Zhu.

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Hourly Data Consumption of Popular Video Conferencing Applications

May 6, 2021

Building on our prior work, this investigation explores the hourly data consumption of popular video conferencing applications: Google Meet, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams and Zoom. As video conference applications have become an integral part of our daily lives, we wanted to not only better understand the bandwidth usage as previously explored, but also the total data […]

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Expanded Testing of Video Conferencing Bandwidth Usage Over 50/5 Mbps Broadband Service

February 19, 2021

As working from home and remote schooling remain the norm for most of us, we wanted to build on and extend our prior investigation of the bandwidth usage of popular video conferencing applications. In this post, we examine the use of video conferencing applications over a broadband service of 50 Mbps downstream and 5 Mbps […]

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Testing Bandwidth Usage of Popular Video Conferencing Applications

November 5, 2020

This year we have seen a shift toward working and learning from home and relying more on our broadband connection. Specifically, most of us use video conferencing for work, school and everyday communications. With that in mind, we looked at how much video conferencing a broadband connection can support. In the U.S., the Federal Communications […]

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Proactive Network Maintenance (PNM): Cable Modem Validation Application(s)

April 10, 2019

Sometimes, two apps are better than one. We now have two versions of the Cable Modem Validation Application (CMVA) available for download and use: a new lab automation version, and a data exploration version. Thing One and Thing Two Lab automation and certification have unique requirements, but investigation and invention require flexibility. Because the CMVA […]

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