Internet Speeds Drop Worldwide, Adoption Rate Is Up

Internet speeds drop around the world according to Akamai, adoption rate up – engadget

Here’s an odd one: average connection speeds around the globe dropped 14 percent to just 2.3 Mbps during the last quarter of 2011. The drop off remains something of a mystery since the data used to calculate that result doesn’t include mobile broadband (so its increased adoption can’t be dragging down the whole) and Akamai offers no explanation.