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Which state has the fastest average internet connection speed?

Posted at 3:14 PM, Aug 11, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-12 00:09:12-04

Just like when we're driving down the highway, we all want to go as fast as we can on the internet.

Internet speed has been been in the news lately because some major providers are intentionally throttling speeds despite customers demands for faster and faster internet speed.

Leading information technology and communications firm Broadview Networks took a deeper look at where Americans can get the fastest average internet speeds.

Broadview Networks compiled the data into a map and a list ranking all fifty states and the District of Columbia from fastest average internet speed to slowest.

The results say if you want the fastest average internet speed you will have to move to Virginia.

Virginia clocked in as the fastest with an average speed of 13.7 megabits per second.

Alaska finished dead last with only 7Mbps.

Arizona finished in 38th place out of 51 contenders (50 states and the District of Columbia) with an average internet speed of 8.7Mbps.

Speed is measured in megabits per second (mbps) which is a measurement of how fast data transfers within a network.

Click here to see the entire list and a map of where internet speeds are fastest.