The State of the Internet Report AMERICAS HIGHLIGHTS – THIRD QUARTER, 2013

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Each quarter, Akamai publishes a quarterly "State of the Internet" report. This report includes data gathered across Akamai's global server network about attack traffic, average & maximum connection speeds, Internet penetration and broadband adoption, and mobile usage, as well as trends seen in this data over time.

This infographic illustrates the Americas Highlights with regard to Internet and Broadband Adoption, Security: Attack Traffic and Mobile Connectivity for the third quarter of 2013.

To download the latest edition of Akamai’s “State of the Internet” report, visit: http://www.akamai.com/stateoftheinternet/

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The State of the Internet Report AMERICAS HIGHLIGHTS – THIRD QUARTER, 2013

  1. 1. The State of the Internet Report AMERICAS HIGHLIGHTS – THIRD QUARTER, 2013 INTERNET & BROADBAND ADOPTION In the third quarter, the global average connection speed increased 10% to 3.6 Mbps, and the global average peak connection speed decreased -5.2% to 17.9 Mbps. Across countries in the Americas, quarterly changes across both metrics were generally positive. Brazil: 2.7 Argentina: 2.8 Colombia: 3.0 Chile: 3.3 Peru: 2.4 Uruguay: 2.2 Costa Rica: 2.1 5 4 6 3 Paraguay: 1.5 2 Venezuela: 1.5 Bolivia: 1.1 8 Mbps Mbps 10 Colombia: Argentina: Brazil: 15.4 15.9 16.7 Costa Rica: 10.0 17.9 Paraguay: 8.5 Bolivia: 8.3 Venezuela: 8.0 Mbps United States: 9.8 9 Uruguay:13.5 Peru: 13.2 Global Average Connection Speed Canada: 8.8 7 1 0 3.6 Ecuador: 3.6 Mexico: 3.9 Global Average Peak Connection Speed 15 20 25 Mexico: 17.1 Chile: 17.2 Ecuador: 18.5 Canada: 34.8 30 10 35 5 United States: 37.0 40 Mbps Average Peak Connection Speeds, Americas Average Connection Speeds, Americas SECURITY: ATTACK TRAFFIC Just over 16% of observed attack traffic originated in North and South America, just over 13.5% originated in Europe, and just over 68% originated in the Asia Pacific/Oceania region. Africa was responsible for just four-tenths of a percent. 35% 20% 11% 5.2% 2.1% 2.6% 1.7% 1.9% 1.2% 17% 1.1% TK China Indonesia United States Taiwan Brazil Russia India Romania Venezuela South Korea OTHER Other The blue areas represent each country’s percentage of the overall total amount of attack traffic observed by Akamai. MOBILE CONNECTIVITY Mobile provider US-4 had the highest average connection speed at 8.4 Mbps, while AR-2 had the lowest at .9 Mbps. Mobile provider US-2 had the highest average peak connection speed at 24.5 Mbps, while AR-1 had the lowest at 3.9 Mbps. 25 24.5 7.0 6.4 6.7 7.3 7.8 8.0 6.1 3.9 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.9 Colombia CO-1 Paraguay PY-2 Bolivia BO-1 Venezuela VE-1 Brazil BR-1 Chile CL-3 Argentina AR-1 Argentina AR-2 Canada CA-2 U.S. US-2 2.1 Uruguay UY-1 4.4 2.1 U.S. US-4 0 9.7 7.3 Chile CL-4 5.8 5 6.3 12.9 Brazil BR-2 6.4 10.8 El Salvador SV-3 8.4 11.0 U.S. US-3 10 14.0 15.5 El Salvador SV-1 15 16.7 U.S. U.S.-1 Mbps 20 Average Connection Speed Average Peak Connection Speed NOTE: The average and average peak connection speeds presented above are based on end-user connections from those mobile networks to the Akamai Intelligent Platform, and are not necessarily representative of a single provider’s full set of service offerings or capabilities. DOWNLOAD THE FULL REPORT | www.akamai.com/stateoftheinternet

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