Based on data gathered from the Akamai Intelligent PlatformT, the report provided insight into key global statistics such as network connectivity and connection speeds, attack traffic, and broadband adoption and availability, among many others.
The Second Quarter, 2013 State of the Internet Report includes insights into attacks for which a group calling itself Syrian Electronic Army has claimed responsibility, as well observations on Akamai traffic activity due to Internet disruptions in Sudan and Syria.
The report also reviews mobile browser usage by network type based on data from Akamai IO.
Highlights from Akamai's Second Quarter, 2013 Sate of the Internet Report:
Global average peak connection speeds increased slightly during the second quarter of 2013, up 0.1 percent to 18.9 Mbps.
Year-over-year, global average peak connection speeds continued to demonstrate solid growth, rising 17 percent.
In the second quarter, Akamai observed attack traffic originating from 175 unique countries/regions, two fewer than was observed in the first quarter of 2013.
--ANI (Posted on 18-10-2013)