Virginia Tops Internet Speed List but US still Lags Behind Rest of the World

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Virginia has come out on top for the fastest internet speeds in the country according to communication company, Broadview Networks.

Broadview Networks has analyzed internet speeds across the country and found that those in Virginia experience the fastest internet speeds followed by Delaware, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Washington DC.

Other states that ranked highly included Washington, New Hampshire, Utah, Michigan and Connecticut.

“Its no surprise that the Northeast has some of the fastest speeds in the nation while the Midwest and less populated states have generally slower speeds,” commented Broadview.

Virginia currently has speeds of around 13.7 megabits per second, compare this to Alaska which has the lowest internet speeds at 7 megabits per second.

Also in the bottom five includes, Arkansas, Kentucky, Montana and West Virginia.

While global internet speeds are getting faster the US remains behind other countries, in fact the US is not even in the top 10.

Currently South Korea has the fastest internet in the world with estimated speeds of 23.6 megabits per second, followed by Japan with 14.6 megabits per second.

 

 

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