Indian Internet speed is slowest average in Asia
Indian internet speed is the slowest average Internet speeds in Asia Pacific. CDN services provider Akamai Technologies released its Fourth Quarter, 2015 State of the Internet report. The report is based on data gathered from the Akamai Intelligent Platform. The report provides insight into key global statistics such as connection speeds, broadband adoption metrics, notable Internet disruptions, IPv4 exhaustion and IPv6 implementation. Akamai claims Indian internet speed has an average of 2Mbps. But still it is not real in 70% part of India. South Korea has the highest speeds at 20.5 Mbps in the Asia. Globally, Indian internet speed ranks at the 116th position. David Belson, editor of the State of the Internet Report said:
“This is particularly important as consumer expectations rise and many high-profile events, like the summer games in Rio, will be streamed this year. The progress we’re seeing across our key metrics shows that, while there’s still work to be done, more parts of the world are increasingly able to support the delivery of broadcast-quality video content online.”
According to the report revealed that global average connection speed increased 8.6% to 5.6 Mbps from the third quarter, a 23% increase year-over-year. South Korea had the top average connection speed at 26.7 Mbps. While Indian internet speed was the slowest in the Asia Pacific region with average speeds of 2 Mbps. In the fourth quarter of 2015, 32% of unique IP addresses across the world connected to Akamai at average speeds above 10 Mbps, an increase of 15% over the previous quarter. Year-over-year, this was a 34% increase.
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When it comes to mobile connectivity, the report places United Kingdom on top with the fastest average mobile connection speed at 26.8Mbps, and Spain in second place at 14.0 Mbps. Iran had the lowest average connection speed, at 1.3 Mbps, followed by Vietnam with an average connection speed of 1.8 Mbps. In the fourth quarter, Finland and Australia led the world with 99% 4 Mbps adoption rates, followed closely by Sweden with 98% adoption.