Virginia ranks fifth nationally in average internet speed, according to a recent survey.
HighSpeedInternet.com ranked the states using data from more than a million speed tests completed by consumers on its website.
Virginia’s average internet speed was 55.98 megabits per second (Mbps).
States ranking ahead of Virginia were:
Maryland — 65.02 Mbps
New Jersey — 59.58 Mbps
Delaware — 59.08 Mbps
Rhode Island — 56.77 Mbps
HighSpeedInternet said the national average in its survey was 42.42 Mbps.
The five states with the slowest average internet speeds were:
Alaska — 17.03 Mbps
Mississippi — 24.77 Mbps
Idaho — 25.30 Mbps
Montana — 25.70 Mbps
Maine — 26.05 Mbps