Internet Speed Metrics (Mbps sucks)

Been shopping for an internet connections recently?

I say we need 2 more metrics: average ping and GB per day (gaming and downloading movies).

1 Mbps = 10.5 GB per day

This means about 10 old movies (700 MB) per day, or 2 almost awesome 720p (4 GB), or 1 holy crap 1080p movie (8 GB).

Average ping should come from pings to 3-5 stable, well known, and geographically defined sites like:,,

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