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API » Provider Statistics API - Similar Providers Within A State


Description
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 a State. 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 similar providers as a provider within a state.

Review Data Dictionary

JSON   XML

API Base
https://www.broadbandmap.gov/broadbandmap/

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

Sample Call
https://www.broadbandmap.gov/broadbandmap/provider/jun2014/stats/state/01/population/130077/similar/asymmetricdsl?format=json

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

{stateId}:
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.

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

{holdingCompanyNumber}:
specify the holding company number of the provider using Provider by Geography API.

{searchCriteria}:
specify the search critieria by which similar provider needs to be retrieved.

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

callback:
JSONP callback function name

Response

JSON   XML

{
 "status":"OK",
 "responseTime":11,
 "message":[
  
 ],
 "Results":{
  "similarProviders":[
   {
    "holdingCompanyNumber":"130077",
    "holdingCompanyName":"AT&T Inc.",
    "percentageAvailability":0.63180
   },
   {
    "holdingCompanyNumber":"130228",
    "holdingCompanyName":"CenturyLink, Inc.",
    "percentageAvailability":0.12560
   },
   {
    "holdingCompanyNumber":"130418",
    "holdingCompanyName":"Platinum Equity, LLC",
    "percentageAvailability":0.05910
   },
   {
    "holdingCompanyNumber":"131413",
    "holdingCompanyName":"Windstream Corporation",
    "percentageAvailability":0.01540
   }
  ]
 }
}
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>
<Response status="OK" responseTime="12">
  <Results>
    <similarProviders>
      <holdingCompanyNumber>130077</holdingCompanyNumber>
      <holdingCompanyName>AT&amp;T Inc.</holdingCompanyName>
      <percentageAvailability>0.63180</percentageAvailability>
   </similarProviders>
   <similarProviders>
     <holdingCompanyNumber>130228</holdingCompanyNumber>
     <holdingCompanyName>CenturyLink, Inc.</holdingCompanyName>
     <percentageAvailability>0.12560</percentageAvailability>
  </similarProviders>
  <similarProviders>
    <holdingCompanyNumber>130418</holdingCompanyNumber>
    <holdingCompanyName>Platinum Equity, LLC</holdingCompanyName>
    <percentageAvailability>0.05910</percentageAvailability>
 </similarProviders>
 <similarProviders>
   <holdingCompanyNumber>131413</holdingCompanyNumber>
   <holdingCompanyName>Windstream Corporation</holdingCompanyName>
   <percentageAvailability>0.01540</percentageAvailability>
</similarProviders>
</Results>
</Response>




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