Broadband Speeds In the US Are Up 36 Percent Over Last Year

Speedtest’s report on the state of broadband speeds for 2018 has some encouraging news about broadband in the United States.

The tests show average broadband speeds up 35.8% over the previous year, ranking the United States 7th in the world overall, nestled “between Hungary and Switzerland.” Upload speeds are also up 22%, but the US only ranks 27th for the upload category.

The fastest ISP in terms of average speed is Xfinity, with a score of 104.67 Mbps, followed by Verizon. Here are the rankings, according to Speedtest’s Q2-Q3 2018 data:

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