Internet Speeding Up Globally, But US Failing To Keep Up | CIO Today


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Internet speeds are increasing around the world, with the fast getting faster and some, like the United States, not keeping up, according to the Akamai State of the Internet report for the first quarter of the year.

Carla Gentry CSPO‘s insight:

Year-over-year Internet speeds increased 17 percent globally, with South Korea, Japan and Switzerland the nations with the fastest connections. But the U.S. dropped from eighth to ninth place in Akamai’s ranking, as Sweden took the eighth spot with an average 8.9 megabits per second connection speed. The average speed in the U.S. was 8.6 megabits, but Akamai also found a disparity from state to state within the U.S.

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