PH ranks 133rd in broadband speed survey of 170 countries

Interaksyon.com reports that an international broadband speed study done by Internet content delivery network Akamai ranks the Philippines 133rd out of 170 surveyed countries. The report cited Senate Minority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano, who pointed out that the country has an average Internet speed of 1.73 Mbps.

Interaksyon.com reports that an international broadband speed study done by Internet content delivery network Akamai ranks the Philippines 133rd out of 170 surveyed countries. The report cited Senate Minority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano, who pointed out that the country has an average Internet speed of 1.73 Mbps.

 

According to New Media Philippines, the fastest Internet connection among the countries surveyed was in South Korea, with 13.8 Mbps. That’s around 6 to 7 times more than the Philippines’. Hong Kong was next with 10.3 Mbps, Japan with 8.9 Mbps, the Netherlands with 8.5 Mbps, Latvia with 8.2 Mbps, Czech republic with 7.4 Mbps, Switzerland with 7.3 Mbps, Romania with 6.8 Mbps, Belgium with 6.4 Mbps, and Denmark also with 6.4 Mbps. The United States is ranked at 12th place with 5.8 Mbps.

 

For more on this story, log on to Interaksyon.com and New Media Philippines. You can also check out the results of the Akamai study.

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