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API » Provider Statistics API - Similar Providers Within A Geography

This API returns similar providers with the same availability as a provider based on either technologies or same most common upload/download speed or population served within Geography. This API would return +3/-3 providers with similar availability.

Latest data version released jun2014. Previous data versions include jun2011, dec2011, jun2012, dec2012, jun2013, dec2013.

Why We Provide It
We are providing this API to increase the value of the transparency of the National Broadband Map. With this API you now have access to the similar providers as a provider within the geography.

Review Data Dictionary


API Base

API Call
{API Base}/provider/{dataVersion}/stats/state/{stateId}/{censusMetric}/{geographyType}/{geographyId}/{holdingCompanyNumber}/similar/{searchCriteria}?format={format}&callback={functionName}

Sample Call

Required Parameters
specify the data version for search(no defaults). Examples: jun2014, dec2013, jun2013, dec2012, jun2012, dec2011, jun2011.

specify the state id in which the provider statistics needs to be retrieved. Use Geography lookup API by geography type (state) to retrieve the state ids.

specify the census metric by which the data has to be aggregated. It can be only population as of now.

specify either one of the following geography type: county, censusplace, msa, usf, statesenate, statehouse, congdistrict, tribalnation.

specify the geography id in which the provider statistics needs to be retrieved. Use Geography lookup API by geography type to retrieve geography ids. For Tribal Nation, use 99 as stateId.

specify the holding company number of the provider using Provider by Geography API

specify the search critieria by which similar provider needs to be retrieved

Optional Parameters
XML, JSON, JSONP (XML is default)

JSONP callback function name



    "holdingCompanyName":"AT&T Inc.",
    "holdingCompanyName":"CenturyLink, Inc.",
    "holdingCompanyName":"Frontier Communications Corporation",
    "holdingCompanyName":"Millry Corporation",
    "holdingCompanyName":"Butler Telephone Company",
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>
<Response status="OK" responseTime="13">
      <holdingCompanyName>AT&amp;T Inc.</holdingCompanyName>
     <holdingCompanyName>CenturyLink, Inc.</holdingCompanyName>
    <holdingCompanyName>Frontier Communications Corporation</holdingCompanyName>
   <holdingCompanyName>Millry Corporation</holdingCompanyName>
  <holdingCompanyName>Butler Telephone Company</holdingCompanyName>

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