Smartphones, iPads & the state of the mobile Internet

The first quarter of 2011 turned out to be a big one for the smartphone makers. A booming demand for personal hotspots, tablets and iPads has seen the usage of mobile data explode according to Akamai’s the State of the Internet report and Ericsson.

State of the Internet: Fiber, Fast Cities and Faster Broadband

Broadband continues to spread worldwide and the high-speed internet movement is going wireless, according to data collected by Akamai for its latest State of the Internet report. Here are glimpses of the report, including fastest cities in the world as well as some U.S. stats.

The State of the Internet: Now Bigger, Faster & Mobile

The Internet got bigger, faster and more mobile in 2009, according to Akamai’s “The State of the Internet” report. Akamai’s network saw a sharp increase in mobile usage, and thanks to the iPhone was accompanied by more connections with speeds of 25 Mbps or more.