Akamai Technologies, using its Akamai Intelligent Platform, analyzed and recently released its first quarter 2017 State of the Internet Report, which measures important metrics, like connection speeds, broadband adoption metrics and notable internet disruptions.
“Increases in connection speeds and
broadband penetration have helped enable the internet to support levels
of traffic that even just a few years ago would have been unimaginable,”
David Belson, the editor of the report, said in a company press
release. “One need only look to January’s U.S. Presidential
Inauguration, which broke traffic records for live coverage of a single
news event delivered by Akamai.” Continue Reading