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Las Vegas Review Journal on World Web connectivity

Las Vegas Review-Journal (McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) described the average broadband Internet connectivity all around the world.
In general, speed and volume of Web access depends on where you live and who pays for Internet service. The data can be found on charts and maps on Net Index site (

The smallest US state Rhode Island has the fastest average download speed in the United States, being at 15.4 megabits per second, and, in contrary, US largest state - - Alaska -- has the slowest rate at just 3.06 mbps. The average download speed in the U.S. is 9.88, which is being about one-third of South Korean one at 31.47 mbps.

Download speed defines the time required to take data from the Internet. Faster connectivity means the sooner acquisition of a movie, television show or music file on your PC drive. It also massively affects voice over Internet protocol telephony performance like Skype and Web searching speed.

Data is collected for average download and upload rates as well as the quality of the connection. Anyone can spend some time at NetIndex, surfing through maps and charts to find out facts about connection speeds in cities and countries around the world.

Just behind South Korea is Latvia, rating at 24.17 mbps, the Netherlands at 22.7; Republic of Moldova at 22.03; and Lithuania at 21.75.

To have a look at the average speed in your state and city, just investigate the map at the bottom of the NetIndex home page. Anyone can retrieve rankings by city and internet service providers. For instance, Nevada, Carson City boasts the fastest speed at 13.2. Las Vegas has modest 8.06 mbps.

Research says about the price and speed promise survey of U.S. customers with an average cost of $5 per megabit of service. Alaskans are charged more than $15. Good news, that Internet service providers promised download speeds are in margins more than 90 percent of the time.

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