The world is advancing technologically speaking. And also the internet speed, according to .
We can see from the chart that in the countries like South Korea, Japan and Hong Kong, the net connection is speeding up, and in countries like America the speed is more like “on the pause button”.
On the third quarter of 2009, Akamai “State of the Internet” report shows that countries in the top 10 list for Internet speed had an average of 18 percent increase from the second quarter. South Korea was number one, with a 29 percent jump in speed to 14.6 megabits per second, while Ireland came in second place for most improved, with a 26 percent rise to 5.3Mbps.
United States comes on the 18th place, very low, with a 1.8 percent increase to reach an average connection speed of 3.9Mbps. But some countries, such as Sweden, Romania and the Czech Republic, saw their speeds drop in the third quarter from the second quarter.
[ CNET News ]