The top 10 broadband countries in the world

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) regularly conducts studies of 30 nations to measure broadband penetration. Broadband penetration refers to the number of broadband Internet subscribers compared to the overall population. The OECD usually breaks this down in a simple ratio: the number of broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants. According to the OECD,…

U.S. ISPs wants low baseline standard for broadband

With all the responses in, the Federal Communications Commission’s call for comments on how it should define the term “broadband” has again highlighted the deep fissures that mark the policy debate.The nation’s largest ISPs have asked the commission to set a relatively low baseline standard for broadband speed, in stark contrast to the recommendations of…