That’s How You Internet: U.S. Leads the World in Broadband Use

Many might be surprised to discover just how much more broadband we use in the U.S. compared to other regions in the world.

It should come as no surprise that Americans love to be online, but the sheer amount of data transmitted over U.S. broadband networks is truly staggering – 51.4GB during peak periods. The closest runner-up is the Asia-Pacific region, with 39.6GB. Check out our data visualizer to get a sense of what those numbers actually mean.

The map below breaks down the metrics even further and puts into context the way we use broadband in the U.S. in contrast to the rest of the world.

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