Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Internet speed and employment

Green is tops, red sucks
Illustration: Broadview network
  Internet speed, or the lack of it, has an effect on employment.  States with the best rating are likely to have more high-paying jobs.  Maine is a rural state and increased bandwidth is important for business to transmit or receive data from/to customers.  It's especially important to small businesses or a business located in a home.
  While improvement is slow it is a challenge to fund the needed optical networks to reach the top.  There are federal and state grants and projects that are slowly pulling things together.
Read: http://stateandcapitol.bangordailynews.com/2014/08/08/maines-slow-internet-stands-between-you-jobs-and-kittens-dancing-to-tuba-music/  or: http://wabi.tv/2014/08/11/first-kind-ultra-fast-internet-network-unveiled-rockport/

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