Global web speeds are rising with 20% of connections over 10 Mbps

Global average internet speeds are expected to reach 4 Mbps next quarter with the fastest speed in South Korea now.

@ShaneMcGlaun
Published Mon, Jun 30 2014 10:05 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:16 PM CST

The latest version of the Akamai State of the internet report has been published. This is a quarterly look at how the internet is changing around the world and according to the latest issue, internet speeds around the world have increased 24% year over year to 3.9 Mbps.

Global web speeds are rising with 20% of connections over 10 Mbps | TweakTown.com

Akamai believes that given the growth rate we are seeing, during the next quarter average internet speeds around the world will hit 4 Mbps. This report also looks at the countries that have the fastest internet speeds in the world. The fastest connections to be had are offered in South Korea at 23.6 Mbps average.

Japan was in second place with average internet speeds of 23.6 Mbps. The third place spot on the list went to Hong Kong at 13.3 Mbps. Rounding out the top ten, in order, are Switzerland, Netherlands, Latvia, Sweden, Czech Republic, Finland, and Ireland.

NEWS SOURCE:thenextweb.com

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