Delaware Ranks 3rd in Internet Speed

Delaware also finished first or in the top three for adoption of high-speed broadband at different data rates.

Delaware ranks third among U.S. states and Washington, D.C., for overall internet speed, said a report by Cambridge, Massachusetts-based internet content provider Akamai Technologies Inc.

David Belson, senior director of industry and data intelligence at Akamai said Delaware’s internet speed could help attract millennials to the state. Recent studies have shown millennials consider high-speed broadband a factor in potential relocation.

“This makes me feel good if I am looking to move to Delaware,” Belson said. “If I was considering moving to Delaware because of a job, I can look at these numbers and be confident that I’ll get Netflix.”

Experts say the increased speed is the result of a substantial investments in Delaware’s infrastructure from AT&T and Verizon. Verizon spent nearly $350 million between 2010 and 2014 and AT&T spent $45 million between 2007 and 2009 and $70 million between 2012 and 2014.

Those investments, along with a $4 million state initiative to improve internet connectivity by adding high-speed fiber optic lines between Wilmington and Georgetown are the key reasons Delaware constantly tops other states in internet connectivity.

Read the full article at DelawareOnline.com

Stay Up-to-Date on Everything Wilmington.
Sign up for Our Monthly Newsletter!

feature image used under Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository

  • Show Comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

comment *

  • name *

  • email *

  • website *

Ads

You May Also Like

Zip Code, DSU and Barclays collaborate on Mobile App Academy – Technical.ly Delaware

Mobile App Academy instructors focus on Android mobile architecture and Java programming. (Courtesy photo) ...

Delaware Innovation Week 2016

Brought to you by Technical.ly/Delaware. Presented by 1313 Innovation Delaware Innovation Week 2016 is Technical.ly’s ...

20 percent by 2020 - 2020 Women On Boards

2020 Women on Boards movement gains traction in Wilmington

Read the full original article on Delaware Business Times With more than 1 million ...

Grant Awarded to Delaware Tech for IT Training

Delaware Technical Community College has received a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of ...

The Buccini/Pollin Group buys the Historic Hotel DuPont

Wilmington-based real estate developer the Buccini/Pollin Group has purchased the city's landmark Hotel du Pont from the DuPont ...

300-101   400-101   300-320   300-070   300-206   200-310   300-135   300-208   810-403   400-050   640-916   642-997   300-209   400-201   200-355   352-001   642-999   350-080   MB2-712   400-051   C2150-606   1Z0-434   1Z0-146   C2090-919   C9560-655   642-64   100-101   CQE   CSSLP   200-125   210-060   210-065   210-260   220-801   220-802   220-901   220-902   2V0-620   2V0-621   2V0-621D   300-075   300-115   AWS-SYSOPS   640-692   640-911   1Z0-144   1z0-434   1Z0-803   1Z0-804   000-089   000-105   70-246   70-270   70-346   70-347   70-410  

Copyright © 2020 WilmToday.com
Designed and Developed in Partnership with
Tapp Network - Mission-driven Marketing & Technology
Located in Wilmington, DE