[TriLUG] Chapel Hill 3rd fastest internet in world
Neil L. Little
nllittle at embarqmail.com
Tue Apr 20 15:01:24 EDT 2010
Yeah but Raleigh is 5th riskiest in cybercrime and we are ahead of
Atlanta (#6) which has the highest levels of cybercrime per capita in
so what does that mean? more dumb winders users?
Lance A. Brown wrote:
> Akamai's rankings are skewed by non-consumer high-speed internet
> connectivity in the communities:
>> Indeed, when you filter the list to exclude US towns with a major
>> college in the middle of them, every US city on the list goes away.
>> This also applies to other countries, of course; Norway's top entry
>> on the list is Trondheim (average speed: 10.6Mbps), home to the
>> Norwegian University of Science and Technology. The UK's top entry is
>> Oxford. South Korea's top city, Masan, also has a couple of colleges.
> So, no basis to use this report to claim U.S. consumer broadband
> penetration is high.
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