10 Countries That Have Better Internet Than The US

You would think that the U.S. would have the best Internet in the world since we basically invented it. Not true. With rising demand of high speed Internet, our existing wireless networks cannot handle the capacity of users. If you want to browse the Internet on your smartphone and visit websites at high speeds, urge Congress to keep America’s wireless Internet competitive.

All data is from the Broadband Quality Study.

Household penetration definition: The percentage of households within an Internet service area that elect to subscribe.

1. South Korea

Household Penetration: 100%
Download Speed: 33,543 kps

2. Hong Kong

Household Penetration: 100%
Download Speed: 12,899 kps

3. Japan

Household Penetration: 66%
Download Speed: 12,777 kps

4. Iceland

Household Penetration: 100%
Download Speed: 9,810 kps

5. Switzerland

Household Penetration: 96%
Download Speed: 10,199 kps

6. Netherlands

Household Penetration: 85%
Download Speed: 14,875 kps

7. Sweden

Household Penetration: 74%
Download Speed: 16,489 kps

8. Finland

Household Penetration: 70%
Download Speed: 15,775 kps

9. Norway

Household Penetration: 88%
Download Speed: 8,060 kps

10. Luxembourg

Household Penetration: 100%
Download Speed: 6,910 kp

With comparison to the USA…

Household Penetration: 75%
Download Speed: 9,643 kps

America’s wireless infrastructure is at a critical crossroads.

Our economy, along with our cell phones, tablets, and other wireless devices are in jeopardy.

If you want the United States to have better wireless broadband Internet access, take action now!

Tell Congress that broadband penetration and spectrum scarcity are serious issues that must be addressed today.

newsroom.cisco.com / Via businessinsider.com

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