Minnesota ranks #7 for broadband

US News and World Report recently release their Best State Rankings. Drum roll please – Minnesota came in second place, behind Iowa.

They looked at 8 areas; here’s how Minnesota ranked:

  • Health Care #7
  • Education #13
  • Economy #20
  • Opportunity #3
  • Infrastructure #6
  • Crime & Corrections #11
  • Fiscal Stability #24
  • Quality of Life #2

Digging into the Infrastructure for Minnesota, here’s how we rank:

  • Internet #7
  • Broadband Access (households download speeds of 25 Mbps or faster)  #10
  • Ultra-Fast Internet Access (households with at least a gig) #14
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About Ann Treacy

Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (blandinonbroadband.org), hosts a radio show on MN music (mostlyminnesota.com), supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota (elimstrongtowershelters.org) and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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