You hear quite a bit that the United States lags behind the developed world in Internet speed. But what does that actually mean? And does that apply to the service providers in your area?
If you've seen any of my tips on Internet speed, you probably know that I'm a fan of Speedtest.net. It's a fast way to tell if you're getting the Internet speed you paid for.
The company that runs it, Ookla, uses the speed data from the users - with permission - to build the Net Index. This compares speed data on ISPs from all over the world.
You can see the average speed of a country, state or city and what ISPs are the fastest in each area. Want to compare Sweden and Japan, just hover your mouse over each country. If you're looking for more details, just click.