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Map of the Fastest Download Speeds in the US (2011)

Gamers Nexus: "For cities, we see that Austin, San Francisco, Boston, Seattle, and New York rank in the top -- somewhat unsurprisingly, while El Paso, TX recorded one of the worst speed outputs, clocking in at 483KB/s."

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jimimick2154d ago

wow are these slow and yes i have taken into account that its KBps not Kbps

Dasteru2154d ago (Edited 2154d ago )

Highest average speed in the U.S - 941KB/s
Normal average speed in Japan - 92MB/s

"USA, Stuck in 1998 since 2012"

Edit: Oh yeah almost forgot, U.S customers also pay on average about 3x as much per month for their internet connection.

Lelldorianx2154d ago

It doesn't help that we have evil telecom corporations.

Oops, I meant to say "benevolent." It's easy to get those words confused.

GrumpyVeteran2154d ago (Edited 2154d ago )

It's about an average of ~750KB(bytes)/s in Australia :(

We also get severe data caps and pay a lot for it.

fatstarr2150d ago

Australia seems so backwards

GrumpyVeteran2150d ago

Indeed. As of right now though our government is rolling out a nation broadband network which is supposed to give speeds up to 100mbps to 93% of the population; but data caps remain the same.

Captain Tuttle2152d ago

Anyone else find that font in the article really hard to read?

I'm pretty happy with my speed in the Philadelphia suburbs. Of course I would like it faster but what are you going to do?