March 29, 2006, 12:00 AM

Specialty retailers offered the highest broadband access in February

Shoppers could access a top 50 specialty retail site in just 5.29 seconds, followed by consumer products retailers (5.49 seconds) and computer and electronics retailers (6.27 seconds), according to Gomez.

Specialty retailers provided web surfers and shoppers with a high broadband connection the fastest connection time in February, says Gomez Inc.

Shoppers could access a top 50 specialty retail site in just 5.29 seconds, followed by consumer products retailers (5.49 seconds), computer and electronics retailers (6.27 seconds), mass merchants (6.35 seconds) and apparel and accessories retailers (7.64 seconds).

On average visitors with high broadband could successfully access a top 50 consumer products site 98.59% of the time in February, compared with apparel and accessories retailers (98.50%), specialty retailers (98.23%) mass merchants (97.86%) and computer electronics (97.42%), Gomez says.

 

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