Infographic: The History Of Internet Usage And Speeds

This is the first episode in a vast infograhic series WebHostingBuzz plans to release every other week, taking a look at the history of the Internet usage, observing how much has the game changed in the last few years, who are the biggest players, where are the most users from, who's speedier and so on.Here's […]

This is the first episode in a vast infograhic series WebHostingBuzz plans to release every other week, taking a look at the history of the Internet usage, observing how much has the game changed in the last few years, who are the biggest players, where are the most users from, who's speedier and so on.

Here's what stood out: the US leads the world in broadband penetration, with Americans consuming way more gigabytes per month than Europeans or people in Japan and South Korea.

The United States ranks 30th when it comes to downloads speeds, however, thus trailing countries like South Korea, Latvia, Andorra and the Republic of Moldova. Surprisingly, downloads speeds in the US still surpass those in the UK, Canada, Australia and Israel.

Enjoy (click to enlarge):

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