The country’s access to broadband internet has inched its way above the two-thirds mark, according to a Commerce Department survey that found 68 percent of American households have high-speed internet access, compared to 63.5 percent last year. It also released a National Broadband Map that lets you search and analyze its data.
A quick glance at the map reveals a high concentration of east coast and midwestern states, while the more rurally populated west lags far behind.
You should study the map and come up with your own insightful observations. Not only because it’s interesting but because you should get something out of the $200 million in tax dollars you spent on the map, which was paid for by stimulus funds.