Global average internet speed has surpassed 4Mbps

Akamai, reports that the Global average internet speed has surpassed 4Mbps, which is the threshold for the definition “Broadband”. Broadband is the term used to describe the basic level of service required to realize economic prosperity in the coming digital future. If your speed is below this you are now below the global average, not just your country average. 83.58% of people in Canada are at or above Broadband speeds.

http://techcrunch.com/2014/09/30/akamai-broadband-speeds-tip-4-mbps-globally-ddos-attacks-down-15/

Akamai State of the Internet maps:

http://www.akamai.com/stateoftheinternet/soti-visualizations.html#stoi-map

 

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