|By Kramer Phillips | 5 years ago|
Following Virginia is Delaware, at 13.1 Mbps; Massachusetts, 13.1 Mbps; Rhode Island, 12.9 Mbps; Washington, D.C., 12.8 Mbps; Washington, 12.5 Mbps; New Hampshire, 12.3 Mbps; Utah, 12.1 Mbps; Michigan, 11.8 Mbps; and Connecticut, 11.7 Mbps.
Rounding out the bottom 10 slowest Internet speed states are Idaho at 7.7 Mbps; Louisiana, 7.7 Mbps; Missouri, 7.7 Mbps; New Mexico, 7.6 Mbps; Mississippi, 7.6 Mbps; West Virginia, 7.5 Mbps; Montana, 7.3 Mbps; Kentucky, 7.3 Mbps; Arkansas, 7.3 Mbps; and Alaska, 7.0 Mbps.
California, birthplace of high tech industry, came in No. 20 in average Internet speed, at 10.9 Mbps. The large state has many rural areas that reduced the average state speed.
North Carolina and South Carolina both came in at 9.7 Mbps.–no bragging rights there. Texas, at 9.4 Mbps, bested Oklahoma, 8.9 Mbps.
It may come as a surprise that compared to the United States, consumers in South Korea have an average Internet speed of 23.6 Mbps– a speed that not even Virginia can touch.