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Itsmeshawn22
Itsmeshawn22
5/31/2017 9:06:16 PM
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Average Broadband Connection Now 7 Mbit/s Akamai
I really enjoyed this article ad i agree witht he right support it needs it will be great witht he connection that will be using. i also think with the connection it can be better for the consumers with the technology and specs.

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dlr5288
dlr5288
3/31/2017 1:59:40 PM
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Re: More granular data?
Very true! I definitely think that should be taken into consideration. The US is a big place and it's not easy to produce technology everywhere here.

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Ariella
Ariella
3/16/2017 3:13:53 PM
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Re: More granular data?
@mhhf1ve Exactly, different factors can shift the data to result in various different outcomes.

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mhhf1ve
mhhf1ve
3/16/2017 3:10:22 PM
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Re: More granular data?
Rankings are always subject to how the criteria are weighted. The annual colleges/university rankings are constantly changing depending on how much weight is given to alumni donations or job prospects for recent grads... there's no single "correct" ranking.

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mhhf1ve
mhhf1ve
3/16/2017 3:10:06 PM
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Re: More granular data?
Rankings are always subject to how the criteria are weighted. The annual colleges/university rankings are constantly changing depending on how much weight is given to alumni donations or job prospects for recent grads... there's no single "correct" ranking.

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Ariella
Ariella
3/15/2017 4:53:45 PM
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Re: More granular data?
@mhhf1ve well, here you really can choose a set of facts that support the contention that America is first, or in some later place, depending on which criteria you focus on. That Japan actually holds that slot in some views reminds me of my undergraduat days when my economics professor selected David Halberstam's book as the text for the class. 

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mhhf1ve
mhhf1ve
3/15/2017 4:43:23 PM
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Re: More granular data?
> "You're sure we're #1? It must depend on the poll."

America FIRST! Alternative Facts say it must be true! :P

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Ariella
Ariella
3/13/2017 2:07:45 PM
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Re: More granular data?
@dcawrey You're sure we're #1? It must depend on the poll. US holds the top slot followed by Japan here: https://www.thetoptens.com/high-tech-countries/ But others have Japan in the top slot followed by the US. Bloomberg breaks up technological advance into various categories with different countries taking honors for innovation, R & D, manufacturing, etc. see https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2015-innovative-countries/ 

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Adi
Adi
3/13/2017 11:08:48 AM
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Re: More granular data?
dcawrey - certainly true, there's smaller, more densely populated countries that can get faster deploy and recoup costs on fiber.

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dcawrey
dcawrey
3/12/2017 5:21:43 PM
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Re: More granular data?
At least we are on our way. 

Look, I get the irony that while we are ranked 14th globally, we're #1 for producing tech. One thing to keep in mind: America is a pretty BIG place. Hard to get 10 Mbit/s out in Montana. Or Idaho. 

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