Compared with other tech-savvy nations, Internet service in the U.S. is overpriced and slow. According to a “State of the Internet” report recently put out by content delivery network Akamai, U.S. service is becoming even slower.
The U.S. now has the ninth-fastest average Internet connection speed in the world, behind South Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Latvia, the Czech Republic and Sweden. That’s a fall in the rankings: In the last Akamai report, the U.S. was eighth, with faster average connection speeds than Sweden.
NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2012 – Sean “Diddy” Combs, founder and CEO of Bad Boy Worldwide Entertainment Group (BBWEG), a Grammy Award winning producer, hip-hop artist, and global business owner, declared “One of the Most Influential Businessmen in the World” by Time Magazine and CNN, today announced REVOLT, a new venture to create a real-time, socially connected music television network.
REVOLT was selected as one of four new minority-owned independent networks to be broadly distributed on Comcast Cable systems between July 2012 and January 2014. After a thorough evaluation of more than 100 proposals, Comcast selected Combs’ proposal. Comcast will be the first cable operator to broadly carry REVOLT at the time of launch. Read More