The internet comparison site Cable, which ranked countries with the fastest broadband internet based on over 267 million speed tests across 207 countries or territories in the 12 months until May 8, 2019, reported that the global average broadband internet speed is 11.03 Mbps
. Including the Philippines, there were 141 countries with average speeds below 10 Mbps
, a speed that UK telecoms watchdog Ofcom says is the minimum required to cope with the demands of a typical household or small business.
LaGuardia fared the best of the three major New York-area airports, clocking a speed of 28.5 Mbps
, good enough for 10th place on the list.
Netflix reguires a minimum downstream speed of 500 kbps, but recommends at least 1.5 Mbps
or 3 Mbps
for standard definition video and 5 Mbps
for high-definition (HD) video.
The report titled 'The State of LTE' stated that the average speed of a 4G line in Malaysia last year was 14.83 megabits per second (Mbps
), putting it among the bottom 20 countries on the list.
The latest Ookla Speed Test Global Index found that Kazakhstan was among 54 countries and territories that have faster fixed broadband than Australia ranked #55 with an average download speed of 25.88 Mbps
and an average upload speed of 9.17 Mbps
Pakistan's average mobile download rate is 13.08 Mbps
compared to Norway's 62.66 Mbps
who is ranked first.
According to the November edition of the Speedtest Global Index, Pakistan, which previously stood on the 86th rank, affords an average 13.08 Mbps
speed to mobile internet users.
MANAMA: Average LTE mobile data performance in Bahrain rose to 23.4 megabytes per second (Mbps
) during the second quarter of the year, up from 16.6 Mbps
averages recorded in the first quarter, said the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority's (TRA) Broadband Quality of Service Report for the first half of 2017.
Average LTE mobile data performance in Bahrain rose to 23.4 megabytes per second (Mbps
) during the second quarter (Q2) of the year, up from 16.6 Mbps
averages recorded in Q1, said the kingdom's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA).
The company is pushing, what it calls, one of its most popular residential broadband plans which offers 100 Mbps
speeds without any FUP.
The offer which is valid till 31st March 2017, allows subscribers of 1 Mbps
and 2 Mbps
packages to double their internet speed for just an additional monthly charge of Rs.