| Most people in the U.S. have never heard of "3TNet," but in mainland China, this is a big deal. 3TNet is a public network infrastructure now available in many regions of China that offers homes not only high speed Internet connections but also access to sponsored services like video phones and educational programs. According to Xinhua, the 3TNet network
operates at a blazing 41 Mbps
, compared to the typical 2-5 Mbps of standard DSL and cable modem services in the U.S.