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Global average broadband connection speed rises 21% in Q2

Tuesday 30 September 2014 | 22:13 CET | News
The global average connection speed increased 21 percent from the first to second quarter of the year, according to Akamai's second quarter State of the Internet Report. At 4.6 Mbps, the global average connection speed exceeded the 4 Mbps broadband threshold for the first time. 

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