U.S. Net access not all that speedy - Yahoo! News I have been saying this all along. Big problem for USA - but bigger for rural outposts like our county (Sussex) in New Jersey. Without the big "pipes" infrastructure must be built to enhance automobile traffic to centers of high bandwidth - thus destroying more rural landscape and sucking up more energy. Employment would flow INTO rural areas when broadband is adequate to support the new way of doing business. IMPORTANT TO READ.