Which state has the fastest Internet speeds?

Answer: Virginia

by News Staff / August 11, 2014

At an average connection speed of 13.7 Mbps, Virginia is the state with the fastest average Internet connection speed in the nation, according to data taken from Akamai’s latest State of the Internet Report.

A company called Broadview Networks visualized the data by creating a map, shown above. Alaska ranks last with an average connection speed of 7 Mbps. Every state’s Internet speeds are getting faster, except for Vermont, which was the only state to see a reduction in speed from 2013 to 2014.