Akamai report: U.S. broadband picking up steam

A new report shows that the U.S. may be making progress with its place in the world rankings for overall broadband adoption. According to the report from content delivery network provider Akamai, the U.S. was in 20th place overall globally after the second quarter, up four spots from the previous quarter. Seventy-one percent of connections in the U.S. are 2 Mbps or higher.

The country's position is even higher--sixth place--when considering higher speed broadband connections of at least 5 Mbps. Twenty-six percent of U.S. users connect at that rate or higher. The U.S. also still leads the world in total connections and is in seventh place globally when considering Internet density.

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