Akamai has released its State of the Internet report for the first quarter of 2013, and when it comes to connection speeds, things are looking up.
The Internet is growing, according to the company, which analyzed the Web through its Intelligent Platform analysis tool. It found that the total number of unique IPv4 addresses hitting the Internet in the first quarter reached 734 million, or approximately 34 million more than in the fourth quarter of 2012.
Meanwhile, Web connection speeds rose by 4 percent, climbing to a worldwide average of 3.1Mbps. The global average peak speed was 18.4Mbps.… Read more