10 Countries With World's Fastest Internet

By SiliconIndia   |   Monday, 25 March 2013, 03:05 Hrs   |    3 Comments
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Bangalore: Connectivity has so far turned from ‘wired’ to ‘wireless.’ In both the case, the last thing you wish to see would be a slow loading internet page.  Be it uploading a picture or having a video conference, everyone loves a lightning fast Internet connection. However, when most of the countries including India suffer from slow Internet connection, certain countries enjoy browsing at speeds as high as 1 Gbps, even at its outskirts.

Have a look at the top 10 countries with superfast internet, compiled by Bloomberg on the basis of the quarterly report prepared by Akamai technologies.

#10 Singapore:

Speed: 30.7 megabits per second

Singapore, known to be the ‘tech hub’ has cracked to take the 10th spot with an average of 30.7 megabits per second that is nearly double the global average of 15.9 megabits per second.

The country includes four major Internet service providers, namely, SingNet, StarHub, Pacnet and M1. As part of the country’s initiative of Intelligent Nation 2015, the Singapore Government has been promoting the usage of broadband Internet access and it is readily available throughout the country with connectivity rate of over 99%.

The Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network service plan is Singapore’s nationwide ultra-high speed fiber network. It is on track to achieve its target 95 percent coverage.

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