Why Broadband Service in the U.S. Is So Awful: Scientific American

October 4, 2010

The average U.S. household has to pay an exorbitant amount of money for an Internet connection that the rest of the industrial world would find mediocre. According to a recent report by the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, broadband Internet service in the U.S. is not just slower and more expensive than it is in tech-savvy nations such as South Korea and Japan; the U.S. has fallen behind infrastructure-challenged countries such as Portugal and Italy as well. http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=competition-and-the-internet

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