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Who has the fastest broadband speed in your city?

How fast is your internet? Or maybe a better question is, how slow is it?

With all the advances in technology, internet speeds can feel frustratingly sluggish. But we’ve got good news: We know which providers on fixed internet and mobile internet have the fastest download and upload speeds in your neck of the woods.

That’s thanks to Ookla, a crowdsourced initiative that continually measures the speed of internet connections. Their results are both encouraging and somewhat disappointing.

First, the not-so-great news. The United States overall continues to lag other countries: The U.S. ranks No. 15 among all countries for download speeds and 24th for upload speeds. For mobile, it’s No. 44 for download speeds and No. 65 for uploads.

The great news is that internet speeds are getting a lot faster. Mobile download speeds in the first half of 2017 are up 19.2 percent over last year. Fixed-line speeds are also rising (see image below).

Fixed Speeds

(Source: https://www.speedtest.net/reports/united-states/#fixed)

The United States, of course, is a massive country in terms of size. That’s why smaller countries often have faster speeds. It’s easier to install the needed infrastructure in a tiny space than it is over vast swaths of farmland, suburbs and cities.

So, speeds vary quite a bit depending on where you live and which internet providers you use. So, how do your city and provider rank?

Superfast Internet Speeds

Internet speeds are getting faster in almost all parts of the country, according to Ookla’s most recent measurement. But you care about speeds where you live, right?

Fortunately, internet providers are laying down the infrastructure needed to provide faster, more affordable connections. For instance, Verizon FiOS now offers a gigabit package for $69.

But, when it comes to fixed-line speeds, Xfinity has Ookla’s highest score. (See below.)

Speed Score - Nationwide

Fastest ISPs by City

Q1-Q2 2017

City speeds based on average speeds for all results. ISP speeds based on Speed Score for all results.
CityDownload (Mbps)Upload (Mbps)Fastest ISPSpeed Score
Albuquerque, NM67.759.96XFINITY 
 
83.10
Anaheim, CA69.6817.19Spectrum 
 
73.50
Anchorage, AK69.7613.64GCI 
 
74.70
Arlington, TX64.5715.40Spectrum 
 
71.00
Atlanta, GA94.0849.61Google Fiber 
 
220.70
Aurora, CO85.0414.99XFINITY 
 
91.80
Austin, TX115.5462.36Google Fiber 
 
199.90
Bakersfield, CA66.6214.83Spectrum 
 
64.30
Baltimore, MD66.689.86XFINITY 
 
73.50
Baton Rouge, LA61.3419.11Cox 
 
60.50
Boise, ID55.318.09Cable ONE 
 
72.50
Boston, MA82.2622.99XFINITY 
 
77.80
Buffalo, NY32.569.48Spectrum 
 
30.60
Chandler, AZ78.6026.80Cox 
 
70.30
Charlotte, NC102.5359.02Google Fiber 
 
224.00
Chesapeake, VA76.4345.22Verizon Fios 
 
75.90
Chicago, IL67.2622.98RCN 
 
81.70
Chula Vista, CA74.7227.92Cox 
 
71.00
Cincinnati, OH42.8414.58Spectrum 
 
38.70
Cleveland, OH40.1611.69Spectrum 
 
35.00
Colorado Springs, CO70.0910.25XFINITY 
 
86.90
Columbus, OH47.989.28WOW! 
 
46.40
Corpus Christi, TX62.1811.14Grande Communications 
 
74.10
Dallas, TX81.2239.66AT&T Internet 
 
72.60
Denver, CO70.3922.32XFINITY 
 
79.70
Detroit, MI60.0928.23Rocket Fiber 
 
217.60
Durham, NC82.8327.87AT&T Internet 
 
209.40
El Paso, TX37.8310.92Spectrum 
 
34.60
Fort Wayne, IN42.8725.84XFINITY 
 
54.10
Fort Worth, TX63.2028.54Frontier 
 
61.50
Fremont, CA66.8713.55XFINITY 
 
66.30
Fresno, CA60.8910.12XFINITY 
 
68.30
Garland, TX72.2928.57Spectrum 
 
76.20
Gilbert, AZ73.8015.89Cox 
 
69.50
Glendale, AZ53.9312.79Cox 
 
61.90
Greensboro, NC86.5332.48North State 
 
139.30
Henderson, NV82.3415.96Cox 
 
74.20
Hialeah, FL52.8418.60AT&T Internet 
 
57.70
Honolulu, HI70.0317.48Spectrum 
 
67.80
Houston, TX71.9423.81Suddenlink 
 
78.90
Indianapolis, IN58.8718.58MetroNet 
 
126.50
Irvine, CA89.3834.66AT&T Internet 
 
114.30
Irving, TX76.8433.33AT&T Internet 
 
77.80
Jacksonville, FL64.8117.29AT&T Internet 
 
58.80
Jersey City, NJ84.6453.46XFINITY 
 
72.40
Kansas City, MO131.39117.44Google Fiber 
 
170.10
Laredo, TX26.894.50Spectrum 
 
35.10
Las Vegas, NV80.3217.98Cox 
 
70.70
Lexington, KY65.6614.23Spectrum 
 
65.80
Lincoln, NE53.7124.15Allo 
 
117.10
Long Beach, CA55.5132.55Spectrum 
 
54.30
Los Angeles, CA73.2916.41Spectrum 
 
73.70
Louisville, KY71.0324.42Spectrum 
 
65.00
Lubbock, TX92.4218.77Suddenlink 
 
81.60
Madison, WI45.7010.96Spectrum 
 
41.10
Memphis, TN40.2012.99XFINITY 
 
37.40
Mesa, AZ66.0013.74Cox 
 
64.90
Miami, FL66.0033.10Webpass 
 
124.40
Milwaukee, WI35.779.27Spectrum 
 
31.90
Minneapolis, MN65.5146.22US Internet 
 
87.70
Nashville, TN88.9138.98AT&T Internet 
 
81.90
New Orleans, LA59.7512.82Cox 
 
59.10
New York, NY83.6740.55RCN 
 
101.50
Newark, NJ73.0846.79Verizon Fios 
 
69.90
Norfolk, VA63.2713.28Cox 
 
60.40
North Las Vegas, NV81.8814.72Cox 
 
74.60
Oakland, CA66.9521.07Webpass 
 
149.10
Oklahoma City, OK78.4019.78Cox 
 
68.60
Omaha, NE57.8217.78Cox 
 
54.00
Orlando, FL66.9629.72Spectrum 
 
70.70
Philadelphia, PA78.7140.78XFINITY 
 
70.80
Phoenix, AZ69.5624.43Cox 
 
69.70
Pittsburgh, PA68.4937.85XFINITY 
 
70.70
Plano, TX69.9937.04AT&T Internet 
 
82.50
Portland, OR75.4124.11XFINITY 
 
76.20
Raleigh, NC87.1334.59Google Fiber 
 
192.00
Reno, NV48.377.65Spectrum 
 
53.10
Richmond, VA73.8745.00Verizon Fios 
 
67.80
Riverside, CA53.6912.67Spectrum 
 
57.40
Sacramento, CA65.6317.13XFINITY 
 
73.50
San Antonio, TX82.1331.49Spectrum 
 
73.10
San Bernardino, CA69.9617.43Spectrum 
 
63.60
San Diego, CA66.9720.73Cox 
 
65.10
San Francisco, CA104.5341.80Sonic 
 
208.50
San Jose, CA78.5820.85XFINITY 
 
72.60
Santa Ana, CA63.2012.29Spectrum 
 
64.60
Scottsdale, AZ85.9242.49Cox 
 
80.50
Seattle, WA92.6149.57Wave G 
 
195.00
St Paul, MN58.2922.14XFINITY 
 
71.70
St. Louis, MO71.1627.36AT&T Internet 
 
60.60
St. Petersburg, FL62.0217.33Spectrum 
 
51.20
Stockton, CA67.6312.40XFINITY 
 
73.50
Tampa, FL61.2432.36Spectrum 
 
57.50
Toledo, OH31.856.72Buckeye CableSystem 
 
31.00
Tucson, AZ53.318.69Cox 
 
62.30
Tulsa, OK62.1213.85Cox 
 
61.00
Virginia Beach, VA72.6639.15Verizon Fios 
 
75.60
Washington, DC78.8331.91RCN 
 
84.70
Wichita, KS57.4911.24Cox 
 
53.60
Winston-Salem, NC89.1238.06AT&T Internet 
 
109.70

Fastest Mobile Internet

Speed Score - Nationwide

Do you want to see how your mobile provider stacks up in your city or town? See Ookla’s interactive Speedtest map here. (Scroll down halfway until you see a map of the United States.)

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