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Boston Named Top 5 Most Wired Cities

Boston was ranked in the top 5 of America’s most wired cities by Forbes magazine in 2009. To determine how wired a city is, Forbes calculates the percentage of Internet users with high-speed connections and the number of companies providing high-speed internet. They also measured the number of public wireless internet hot spots in the cities. Boston’s 25 colleges and urban population helped contribute to its top 5 ranking. Because of all of this internet access, it’s easy to stay in touch with family or friends back at home!