[TTJDeals] The Ultra-Premium Mac Bundle
According to a report by Akamai titled 'The State of Internet', the average global internet speed has gone up by 14% over the last one year.

Your take on Getting a SmartWatch?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (Rate This)
Loading...Loading...

The infrastructure upon which the whole phenomenon of internet depends has been reshaping rather fast. With better machines and more advanced techniques, the speeds of internet have been going up all over the world. According to a new report by Akamai, the average global internet speeds have gone up by 14% over the course of last one year.


The report released by Akamai is titled ‘The State of Internet’ and can be read here. In its past reports, Akamai has been using the term ‘narrowband’ to refer to such internet connections which use speeds of 256Kpbs or lower. With the explosive growth of high-speed connections, however, such low-speed connections are becoming far and few. And so, Akamai has abandoned the use of ‘narrowband’ now.

According to this report, speeds of the internet have gone up nearly all over the world, except South Korea. But South Korea already enjoys faster internet, with the average speed clocking at a whopping 15.7 Mbps. United States, in comparison, has an average internet speed of 6.7Mbps, putting it squarely on the 12th position globally.

The report states, “Long term trends were once again very positive, reflecting a continuing shift toward higher speed connectivity. All of the top 10 countries, as well as the United States, experienced positive year-over-year changes in average connection speeds.”

When it comes to peak speed rates, Hong Kong was able to clinch the top spot with its 49.3Mbps where South Korea came a close second with 47.8 Mbps. On this measure, United States stood at the 8th position with a peak speed rate of 28.7 Mbps.

The report further observes, “Looking at year-over-year changes, the global average peak connection speed was once again up by 25% as compared to the same period a year ago. Extremely strong yearly increases were seen across all of the top 10 countries, with Belgium having the lowest growth rate at 18%. Globally, nearly 130 qualifying countries saw year-over-year increases in average connection speeds, ranging from 3.8% growth in Pakistan (to 5.9 Mbps) to a 213% jump in Libya (to 3.8 Mbps). Only five countries saw a yearly   decline in average peak connection speed, with the greatest loss in Tanzania, which dropped 21% (to 5.1 Mbps).”

Source: Akamai

Courtesy: ZDNet

Buy Cheapest Related Product From Amazon.com


Microsoft’s Xbox 720 Will Launch In 2013

Largest 3D Map Of The Universe, Truly Stunning!
You can also press the left/right arrow key on your keyboard to go to previous/next post
  On August 10, 2012(2 years, 9 months ago.)

You May Also Like:

Recent Products

Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Compare  

What Do You Think?

Loading Disqus Comments ...
Loading Facebook Comments ...

FTC Disclosure: Some of the links of this website are "affiliate links." This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, we will receive an affiliate commission.


Recent Search

Recent Tutorials

Not sure if you are aware that your Wi-Fi Router Or Modem could be hacked too. Here we found a quick tips, how to check if your Router or Modem is hacked.
Our today’s tutorial is about how to change Font on Android.
Here is the tutorial about how to setup MMS on Android device.
In this tutorial I will show you how to enable Instant Upload inside your Google+ app on Android, so that you can sync your photos and videos with Google+ instantly.
Here is another tutorial for the Android lovers. I will show you how to change keyboard on Android.
Here is our new android tutorial on how to change the default launcher on Android.
Here is the tutorial about how to setup Internet settings on Android device.
Today, We are going to show you a tutorial on how to disable Geotagging on Android.
here is our new Android tutorial on how to change default music player on android
The tutorial will help you to add multiple Google Account on your Android device.
Close You Have To Login
User:
Pass:
Login With »Login With TwitterLogin With Facebook