Adding Geo-Location effects Performance on Mobile



This is fascinating. I ran two Mobile performance tests on The first one was with location turned off, the second one allowed Google to access my location.

Google Mobile Performance Test

Check out the time gap (over a second and a half) and the extra bandwidth required (31,000 bytes of data). The rule of thumb is that each ½ a second is worth a billion a year in revenue to Google. That’s over 3 billion dollars you’re looking at. So how could they get that 1 ½ seconds back? Answer – 3PMobile’s Android Browser


Posted in: #mobile, #webperf, Performance, Privacy, Quality of Experience

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