General

In the United States, internet speeds have increased 18% YoY, compared to 11% between 2020 and 2021, according to a recent Allconnect.com study of speed test results between August 2020 and September 2022. The Northeast and Southern regions of the U.S. have the fastest speeds in the country.  The state of Rhode Island, for example, saw the greatest increase, with a 74% climb in its internet speed since 2020.

In terms of cities, Dayton, OH increased its internet speed the most from 2021 to 2022, at 128%. Among the primary high-speed broadband providers for Dayton are AT&T and Spectrum. Memphis, TN claimed the second spot in the city speeds race, with an increase of 114%.

The average internet speed in the U.S. is 109 Mbps download and 40 Mbps upload, with an aggregate of 150 Mbps. Cities in the Northeast have the fastest average internet speeds, with an aggregate of upload and download speeds at 171 Mbps. Download speeds were around 123 Mbps, with uploads at 48 Mbps.