Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday March 22, 2016

The Internet Is Getting Faster, A Lot Faster

The good news is that the average internet speed is on the rise. The bad news is that the U.S. is still 14th in the world for average internet speed.

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This quarter's report shows great year-over-year growth in average connection speeds and overall broadband adoption. This is particularly important as consumer expectations rise and many high-profile events, like the summer games in Rio, will be streamed this year. The progress we're seeing across our key metrics shows that, while there's still work to be done, more parts of the world are increasingly able to support the delivery of broadcast-quality video content online.