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U.S. bounces Singapore from top of most networked rankings

Mar 29, 20061 min
Data Center

While those thirsting for broadband in some parts of the U.S. would surely disagree, the U.S. is seen by the world as the most networked country of all. For the third time in five years the U.S. tops the “Networked Readiness Index” produced by the World Economic Forum in Geneva as part of a broader report on global information technology. Last year Singapore ranked as Number One, but the U.S. regained its top position based on factors such as the prominent role played by the private sector in research and development and ready access to venture capital by start-ups. Read more here.

Meanwhile, the debate rages on over whether the U.S. needs to do even more on the broadband front.

Bob Brown,