Description: New research ranks the countries with the fastest Internet connections, and all 50 U.S. states too.
The speed at which people around the world connect to the Internet is climbing at a 14% annual clip and now averages nearly 2 megabits per second, according Akamai’s “State of the Internet” report that is due out tomorrow.
There remain huge variations around that average speed. South Koreans hook into the Internet at 14 megabits a second, seven times the global average, earning them the top spot on Akamai’s list: Read rest of story
Questions for discussion:
- As you look at the list of fastest internet connections, what is the biggest surprize to you? Why?
- Why is Canada not near the top of the list?
- Should this be a public policy goal of the Canadian Governement? Why? or Why not?