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Where does India rank on broadband speed? Find out...

Last updated on: February 3, 2012 17:32 IST

Image: Study has interesting data on broadband developments.
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The Akamai State of the Internet report for the third quarter of 2011 is out, and as usual, it is full of interesting data about global broadband developments.

The Akamai report puts particular focus on what it calls high broadband penetration - the degree to which the world is embracing speeds greater than 5Mbps.

According to the survey, the share of the globe enjoying high broadband grew to 29 per cent in the third quarter of 2011.

Let's have a look at which countries enjoy high broadband speed and where India ranks.

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Where does India rank on broadband speed? Find out...

Image: India ranks 110.
Photographs: Courtesy, Wikipedia Commons

India

Average speed: 0.9 Mbps

Global ranking: 110

Per cent below 256 kbps: 29

Global ranking: 7

NOTE: The ranking on top pertains to overall world ranking, and the 2nd is among those countries with less than 256 kbps.

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Image: South Korea tops with 16.7 Mbps. A view of Seoul.
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South Korea

Average speed: 16.7 Mbps

Global ranking: 1

Per cent below 256 kbps: 0.3

Global ranking: 41

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Image: Hong Kong.
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Hong Kong

Average speed: 10.5 Mbps

Global ranking: 2

Per cent below 256 kbps: 0.2

Global ranking: N/A

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Image: A view of Tokyo.
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Japan

Average speed: 8.9 Mbps

Global ranking: 3

Per cent below 256 kbps: 0.9

Global ranking: 33

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Image: Singapore is ranked 33rd.
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Singapore

Average speed: 4.5 Mbps

Global ranking: 33

Per cent below 256 kbps: 0.2

Global ranking: N/A

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Image: Taiwan is ranked 38th.
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Taiwan

Average speed: 4.1 Mbps

Global ranking: 38

Per cent below 256 kbps: 0.2

Global ranking: N/A

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Image: A view of Auckland.
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New Zealand

Average speed: 4.0 Mbps

Global ranking: 41

Per cent below 256 kbps: 3.3

Global ranking: 23

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Image: A view of Melbourne.
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Australia

Average speed: 3.6 Mbps

Global ranking: 45

Per cent below 256 kbps: 1.8

Global ranking: 29

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Image: A view of Bangkok.
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Thailand

Average speed: 3.4 Mbps

Global ranking: 47

Per cent below 256 kbps: 2.7

Global ranking: 27

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Image: A view of Kuala Lumpur.
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Malaysia

Average speed: 1.9 Mbps

Global ranking: 75

Per cent below 256 kbps: 1.7

Global ranking: N/A

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Image: A view of Shanghai.
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China

Average speed: 1.4 Mbps

Global ranking: 90

Per cent below 256 kbps: 3.3

Global ranking: 24

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Image: A view of Manila.
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The Philippines

Average speed: 1.1 Mbps

Global ranking: 101

Per cent below 256 kbps: 2.7

Global ranking: 26

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