Every quarter, Akamai takes a look at global internet connection speeds, attack traffic, network connectivity and more. The results have been visualized in this infographic to make the information more attractive. In recent years, online universities have opened many doors for individuals from a variety of backgrounds who may not have otherwise been able to pursue further education. Across the globe, this is fueled in large part by the increasing availability of high speed Internet access. While there are still some areas that have lower Internet penetration rates and slower data speeds, which may prevent them from fully accessing multimedia content, individuals from developed and developing countries alike are flocking to online education. In the near future, we can expect to see access to affordable and flexible education programs continue to flourish as the growth of technology access increases in countries across the world.