June 10, 2009, 12:00 AM

The top 50 web retailers averaged 98.46% availability

Web shoppers could access a top 50 retailer web site with a high broadband connection an average of 98.46% of the time in May. That availability compares with an average of 94.34% for a low broadband connection and 74.64% for dial-up, says Gomez.

Bill Briggs

Senior Editor

Web shoppers could access a top 50 retailer web site with a high broadband connection an average of 98.46% of the time in May. That availability compares with an average of 94.34% for a low broadband connection and 74.64% for dial-up, says Gomez Inc.

The web retailer with the best high broadband availability rate in May was ColdwaterCreek.com at 99.73%, followed by TigerDirect.com at 99.63%, and Chadwicks.com and Zappos.com at 99.57%.

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