The U.S. Comes 7th for High Speed Internet Penetration

July 2nd, 2014
in News, econ_news, syndication

from Felix Richter,
by Niall McCarthy

According to Akamai, the U.S. is still lagging behind other countries worldwide when it comes to adopting high speed Internet.

Follow up:

That's defined as a connection of at least 10 megabits per second and those countries include Latvia and Switzerland. South Korea is at the very top for lightning fast broadband with a 77% penetration rate of 10+ Mbps connections. Japan came second with 54 percent while the U.S. came in a distant 7th with just 36%.

This chart shows the top 10 countries with the highest penetration of 10+ Mbps Internet connections.

Infographic: The U.S. Comes 7th for High Speed Internet Penetration | Statista
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