Internet access is a great tool for many of us, and a bit of a curse if abused or misused. Like many other tools or resources, its primary value comes from how we use it. Internet access and download speeds vary according to your service provider, type of connection, choice of technology, and other factors beyond our control. The article embedded above provides a more broad-brush look at internet download speeds worldwide, country by country. An interesting assessment if you a bit of a nerd.