The internet has been technically been in existence for more than 35 years, and in that time, connectivity has spread from one single computer to homes across the nation.

The FCC puts broadband internet connectivity as internet with at least 25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload. More than 83.52% of households nationwide have broadband internet subscriptions.

In Utah County, 85.48% of homes have broadband internet subscriptions, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.

In June, American Fork announced its plans to build a $25 million broadband infrastructure throughout the developed areas of the city as a means to increase high-speed connectivity within the city. Cities are trying to increase the number of people within the city with connection to broadband internet in their homes. 

But how do Utah County cities compare with broadband internet connectivity? The following compare percentages of households in each city that have broadband internet subscriptions.

All numbers come from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.

-By Stacy Johnson, Daily Herald

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