Table 5-5
Highest internal network speeds, by highest degree granted: FY 2003–09

(Percent distribution)

 
      Highest degree granted
Fiscal year and connection speed All academic institutions   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
1–2.4 gb 61   63 55
2.5–9 gb 2   2 1
10 gb 10   13 3
>10 gb 1   2 0
Other 1   1 1
FY 2009 100   100 100
≤10 mb 1   * 1
11–999 mb 18   13 28
1–2.4 gb 58   55 63
2.5–9 gb 2   3 1
10 gb 18   24 5
>10 gb 3   4 1
Other 1   1 1
 

* = >0 but <0.5%

mb = megabits per second; gb = gigabits per second

NOTE: Details may not add to 100% due to rounding.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Survey of Science and Engineering Research Facilities.

Science and Engineering Indicators 2012