map showing internet speeds by state - AVS Forum
Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
Old 08-06-2014, 03:45 AM - Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
larryccf's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 224
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 96 Post(s)
Liked: 19
map showing internet speeds by state

just saw this and thought some here might find it interesting - results are generic, no "per ISP" info but still

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014...ve-the-answer/

How Fast Is Your State’s Average Internet Speed? New Map Purports to Have the Answer


A new map released Monday by a communications provider purports to show the which states have the fastest — and slowest — Internet speeds in the country.
Using data from Akamai’s “State of the Internet” report, Broadway Networks said the map’s darker green spots represent faster speeds while states colored in red and orange had slower speeds.


A new map purports to reveal each state’s average Internet speeds. (Image source: Broadway Networks)

“It’s 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,” the company said in a release.
“It’s no surprise that the Northeast has some of the fastest speeds in the nation…”
According to Broadway Networks, the state with the fastest speed was Virginia at 13.7 megabits per second. In contrast, the communications company said Alaska had the slowest speeds at 7.0 megabits per second.
(H/T: Ad Week)

'A good police force is one which catches more crooks than it employs.' quote, Sir Robert Mark, Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police UK
larryccf is online now  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 08-06-2014, 12:52 PM
AVS Special Member
 
Otto Pylot's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: San Jose, CA
Posts: 7,594
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 254 Post(s)
Liked: 272
Interesting. I have a sustained 16-17Mbps speed and that's with lowly DSL thru an independent ISP.
Otto Pylot is online now  
Old 08-06-2014, 03:47 PM
AVS Special Member
 
andyross63's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Schaumburg, IL
Posts: 2,722
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 23 Post(s)
Liked: 35
Not to mention where you live. Illinois is shown as rather poor, but if you are near Chicago or other major cities, it's probably much, much faster. I'd assume the same is true for many other 'slow' states.

Need help with your Motorola DVR? Check the Wikibook: How to use a Motorola DVR
andyross63 is offline  
Old 08-06-2014, 07:13 PM
Advanced Member
 
mtallent's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Cecilia,KY
Posts: 867
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 4 Post(s)
Liked: 13
I am in central Kentucky 17 miles from small town on a farm at end of Comcast cable and speed test at 58 mbps down and 12 mbps up.

Mike T
mtallent is offline  
Old 08-07-2014, 04:11 PM
AVS Special Member
 
undecided's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 1,557
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 96 Post(s)
Liked: 71
Comcast recently announced that it has increased Internet speeds for customers in almost all of its residential service areas in California, as well as select markets in Kansas, Missouri and Texas.

Performance (which is pretty much the entry level package in their standard marketing) is now 50 Mbps, up from 25 Mbps; "Blast" is now 105 Mbps, up from 50 Mbps; and "Extreme 105" has been bumped to 150 Mbps.

Unfortunately the PR also notes the changes impact all California customers (except those in Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley, Isleton, Lodi and Rio Vista) - and I live in Santa Cruz County so no speed increase for now for me. However the CA average should continue to increase.
undecided is offline  
 
Thread Tools


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off