GlobalInternet: Global Internet Usage

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Internet usage for several countries


A data frame with 9 observations on the following 3 variables.

  • Country Name of country

  • PercentFastConnection Percent of internet users with a fast connection

  • HoursOnline Average number of hours online in February 2011


The Nielsen Company measured connection speeds on home computers in nine different countries. Variables include the percent of internet users with a fast connection (defined as 2Mb/sec or faster) and the average amount of time spent online, defined as total hours connected to the web from a home computer during the month of February 2011.


NielsenWire, "Swiss Lead in Speed: Comparing Global Internet Connections", April 1, 2011



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