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Submission + - US broadband lags behind other developed nations

amigoro writes: "The average broadband download speed in the US is only 1.9 megabits per second, compared to 61 Mbps in Japan, 45 Mbps in South Korea, 18 Mbps in Sweden, 17 Mpbs in France, and 7 Mbps in Canada, according to the Communication Workers of America. 80 percent of households in Japan can connect to a fiber network at a speed of 100 megabits per second. The country that invented the Internet has fallen to 16th in the world in broadband adoption."

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