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The U.S. ranks 7th in wireless broadband subscriptions

22 July 2014 Leave a comment

According to the OECD, there are 100.7 wireless broadband subscriptions for every 100 residents of the United States. That is enough to make the United States rank seventh out of thirty-four countries ranked in that category. Finland ranks first, with 123.3 wireless broadband subscriptions for every 100 residents.

The U.S. ranks 15th in broadband access

26 December 2009 1 comment

According to the OECD, as of June 2009 there were 26.7 broadband internet subscriptions in the United States for every 100 Americans, which makes the United States rank fifteenth out of thirty OECD member nations. Then Netherlands ranks first, at 38.1 subscriptions per 100 inhabitants.

The U.S. ranks 7th in broadband growth

26 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the OECD, broadband subscription rates in the United States increased by 3.26 per 100 inhabitants between December 2007 and December 2008. That rate of growth makes the United States rank seventh in that category. The Slovak Republic ranks first, with an increase of 3.81 per 100 inhabitants.

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The U.S. ranks 14th in broadband affordability

20 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the OECD, in Oct. 2008 the average monthly subscription cost for broadband access in the United States was $45.52, which makes the United States rank fourteenth out of thirty OECD nations in terms of the affordability of broadband access. Sweden ranks first, with an average monthly cost of $29.22 (measured in US$ PPP).

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