US States With the Most Improved Broadband Speeds and Rates 2009-2014
Average Speed (Mbps)
Average price (per Mbps)
U.S. broadband speeds are improving, but still far behind global leaders
Hong Kong, Switzerland and the Netherlands rounded out the top 5 with average Internet speeds of 13.3Mbps, 12.7Mbps and 12.4Mbps, respectively.
America’s national average of 10.5Mbps placed it in the No. 12 position globally.
Akamai: Global Average Broadband Speeds Up By 25%, U.S. Up 29% To 6.7 Mbps
South Korea continues to remain the connection king, with an average connection speed of 15.7Mbps. The U.S., meanwhile, doesn’t make it into the top-10 countries (it’s ranked 12th) but at least it’s speeding up