The world’s average fixed broadband speed – 40Mbps
Ookla has released its Speedtest Global Index, which reveals that the average global fixed broadband speed in 40.11Mbps. The Speedtest Global Index also reveals that the average global mobile broadband speed is 20.28Mbps. The index uses data from Ookla’s Speedtest platform from November 2016 to November 2017.
It showed the global average fixed broadband download speed increased 31.6% year-on-year, while the average upload speed increased 25.9%.
The global mobile broadband download speed increased 30.1%, while the average mobile upload speed increased by 38.9%.
|Global Average Internet Speeds|
|Broadband Connection||Download Speed||Upload Speed|
Top Broadband Countries
The index showed that Singapore had the highest average fixed broadband speed at 154Mbps, followed by Iceland (148Mbps) and Hong Kong (134Mbps).
The top average mobile broadband speed was achieved by Norway at 63Mbps, followed by the Netherlands (53Mbps) and Iceland (51Mbps).
|Global Fixed Broadband Speeds|
|3||Hong Kong||133.94 Mbps|
|4||South Korea||127.45 Mbps|
|Global Mobile Broadband Speeds|
- ^ Speedtest Global Index (www.speedtest.net)
- ^ Biggest South African bandwidth hogs in 2017 (mybroadband.co.za)