Table 5-3
Highest internal network speeds, by highest degree granted: FY 2003–08
(Percent distribution)
 
Fiscal year and
connection speed
All academic
institutions
  Highest degree granted
Doctorate Nondoctorate
 
FY 2003 100   100 100
≤10 mb 2   3 2
11–999 mb 64   55 88
1–2.5 gb 33   43 10
2.6–9 gb 0   0 0
10 gb 0   0 0
>10 gb 0   0 0
Other 0   0 0
FY 2005 100   100 100
≤10 mb 0   0 1
11–999 mb 46   38 64
1–2.5 gb 50   56 35
2.6–9 gb 1   1 0
10 gb 3   4 0
>10 gb *   * 0
Other 0   0 0
FY 2007 100   100 100
≤10 mb 1   1 1
11–999 mb 24   18 39
1–2.5 gb 61   63 55
2.6–9 gb 2   2 1
10 gb 10   14 3
>10 gb 1   2 0
Other 1   1 1
FY 2008 100   100 100
≤10 mb 1   1 1
11–999 mb 20   14 34
1–2.5 gb 51   51 51
2.6–9 gb 4   4 2
10 gb 21   26 10
>10 gb 2   3 1
Other 1   1 1
 

* = >0 but <0.5%

gb = gigabits per second; mb = megabits per second

NOTE: FY 2008 data estimated. Percents may not add to 100% because of rounding.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Survey of Science and Engineering Research Facilities, Fiscal Years 2003–07.

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