Posts Tagged ‘ broadband penetration ’

How’d You Like Your Internet Connection To Be 100 Times Faster?

Sep 27th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Podcasting Research, Podcasting Statistics

How’d you like your Internet speed to 100 times faster than it is today? The Finnish government has announced plans for universal broadband access across Finland assuring that no person will be further than a mile and a half away from a broadband Internet connection of at least 100 megabits per second (Mbps).  “The development […]

US Broadband Speeds Lagging Behind

Aug 15th, 2008 | By | Category: General

Speed Matters, a broadband advocacy project of the Communications Workers of America (CWA), has released its second annual state-by-state Internet speed report, and the results show the U.S. still has a long way to go to catch up with the rest of the world. The report found that the average U.S. Internet speed was 2.3 […]

Broadband Internet Audience To Hit Half Billion Within 5 Years

Jul 25th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Story, Podcasting Research

The audience for broadband Internet media will grow to half a billion people within the next five years, according to new research from Gartner.

Numbers like this point out that the broadband audience is rapidly growing to be larger than traditional broadcast audiences.

US Broadband Penetration Jumps 17%, But Digital Divide Growing

Jul 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: General, Podcasting Research, Podcasting Statistics

55% of all adult Americans now have a high-speed internet connection at home, according to a May 2008 survey conducted by the Pew Internet & American Life Project: The percentage of Americans with broadband at home has grown from 47% in early 2007 and 42% in early 2005. Among individuals who use the internet at […]

Want Fast Internet? Move To South Korea. Or At Least Delaware.

May 29th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Story, General, Podcast Distribution

If you want a fast Internet connection, South Korea is the place to be, according to content delivery network Akamai. South Koreans are three times as likely as Americans to have broadband conections.

If moving to South Korea seems extreme, though, there’s always Delaware. Delaware topped the list of US states, with over 60% of connections occurring at 5 Mbps or greater.