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Internet Speeds Ahead in Fourth Quarter of 2012

Just out, Akamai’s fourth-quarter 2012 State of the Internet (SOTI) report shows significant speed gains around the world as broadband connectivity accelerates.

In the fourth quarter of 2012, Akamai reported the global average connection speed at 2.9 Mbps, a twenty-three percent year-over-year gain. Global average peak connection speeds rose by thirty-five percent, to 16.6 Mbps.