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The Countries With the Fastest Internet Are All in Asia

The Countries With the Fastest Internet Are All in Asia | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Asia is solidifying its place as the world's epicenter for top-speed Internet access, according to the latest research from Akamai Technologies expected to be published later to...
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Louie Helm's curator insight, January 29, 8:10 PM

If you've ever used the internet in Japan or Taiwan, you know the pain of coming back to the US and having to endure our much slower "high-speed" internet.


Actually, the average internet speed of a society seems like a much better proxy for quality of life than more abstract things like per capita GDP, since GDP figures are fake, and internet speeds are real.

Lori Wilk's curator insight, February 1, 6:42 AM

Thanks for sharing this and I guess I'm not surprised that companies in Asia are leading with this

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