Originally Posted by Chevalr1c
Pricing and capacity are only better in the US and Western Europe, because more users can afford PCs and internet. More customers means more people to spread the costs that the ISP makes. The "price per unit" drops significantly if the userbase gets bigger.
You also have to figure in land area. Most US areas are actually pretty far behind a lot of the smaller EU and Asian countries in terms of not only overall available speed, but also price.
This costs me almost $70/mo: