Internet speeds in Wisconsin, overall, and Milwaukee are slower than the national average, although gains are being made in a competitive mobile wireless marketplace.

Wisconsin lags behind other states in internet speeds, a new report shows, although gains have been made through the deployment of fiber optic cable and competition in the mobile wireless market.

Wisconsin ranks 49th among states and the District of Columbia in the average download internet speed for a wired connection, according to the report from Speedtest,a Seattle technology firm. Read the full story here.