By Scott Wallsten, Tech Policy Institute
In June 2021, Consumer Reports (CR) released the results of a nationally representative survey related to broadband use. Figure 1 below shows some interesting results from that survey. On the heels of that survey, CR launched its “Let’s Broadband Together” initiative, which uses crowd-sourced methods to gather more data. The most unique aspect of this crowd-sourced data collection effort is that CR asks respondents to upload their broadband bills.