Speed Matters: A Report on Internet Speeds in All 50 States

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on June 25, 2007

First-Ever State-By-State Report on Internet Connection Speed Shows U.S. Far Behind Other Industrialized Nations: “Results released today of the first-ever state-by-state report on Internet connection speed reveal that the United States is falling far behind other industrialized nations. The report, based on aggregated data from nearly 70,000 users, shows that the median real-time download speed in the U.S. is a mere 1.9 megabits per second (mbps). The best available estimates show average download speeds in Japan of 61 mbps, in South Korea of 45 mbps, in France of 17 mbps and in Canada of 7 mbps.”

  • Speed Matters: A Report on Internet Speeds in All 50 States (59 pages, PDF)
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