4. Verizon, AT&T, Progress and Freedom Foundation
Issue: Broadband Penetration...
A study by the Communication Workers of America finds that the average download speed of Internet connections in the U.S. is 1.9 megabits per second. The cost of DSL or cable connections in the U.S. ranges from $15 to $40 per month. Meanwhile, Tokyo residents can buy a 100-mbps connection for the equivalent of $10 per month.
Link to Boing Boing post.
Link to PC world article referenced.