List Of Countries With The Fastest Mobile Internet Speed

Talking about internet speed, there are some countries that are standing out tall amongst others. South Korea is sitting at the top of that pack. In this post, we shall be looking at countries with the fastest mobile internet speed as reported by Open Signal. From the list, you will get to know the position your country stands and its mobile internet speed, recorded in megabytes per second.

Open Signal Sixth Report On Global State Of Mobile Networks

Open Signal, is a company that specializes in wireless coverage mapping. They recently released their sixth Global State of the Mobile Network report on the global state of mobile networks. Revealing the countries with the fastest mobile internet speed. The information which was crowd-sourced from users using their Android or iOS app and readings from mobile networks in 95 countries showed that South Koreans enjoy the fastest Internet speeds in both cellular and Wi-Fi connections, according to their report.

List Of Countries With The Fastest Mobile Internet Speed

Among the 95 countries, 93 of them had 3G or better signal availability more than half of the time while the majority of them had availability greater than 75%. The report that was compiled surveyed 12,356,994,498 regular latency, data networks and speed test results of 822,556 users around the world between May 1 and July 23. From the countries with the fastest mobile internet speed, South Korea topped the list and was followed by Japan, Israel, Australia and Singapore completing the top 5. On the other hand, India, Ukraine, and Guyana were in the bottom three.

When it came to the overall mobile internet speed, on an average, the South Koreans use to get up to 41.34Mbps connections followed by Singapore with average speeds of 31.19Mbps. Afghanistan, which ranks at the bottom of the list manages 2.2Mbps. The USA averages 12.34Mbps, but comes behind Hungary (26.15Mbps), Lithuania (21.47Mbps), and China (17.95Mbps). India records a surprising speed of just 5.30Mbps, being at the bottom of the chart.

OpenSignal also tested the amount of time that users spent on Wi-Fi, which proved the most popular type of connection, as many of the developed countries spent most of their time on Wi-Fi. It is not surprising that wireless speeds tend to be faster than mobile networks in many areas and is also preferable to paid mobile data. For countries like Trinidad and Tobago, or Bosnia and Herzegovina it is not uncommon to rank at the bottom end of mobile coverage and speed, but belong to the top five for time spent on Wi-Fi.

The Netherlands recorded an interesting rate of 70% of all smartphone connections belonging to Wi-Fi, even though the country’s 3G and 4G infrastructure is well developed. The Americans spend just over half their connected time on Wi-Fi (53.08%) and lagged behind South Korea with 56.98%. India is yet again at the bottom of the chart with just 29.82%.

List Of 89 Countries With The Fastest Mobile Internet Speed, November 2017 to January 2017

SN COUNTRIES INTERNET SPEED (Megabytes/sec)
1 South Korea 37.5
2 Norway 34.8
3 Hungary 31
4 Singapore 30
5 Australia 26.3
6 Netherlands 25.7
7 Denmark 24.4
8 Lithuania 22.8
9 Sweden 22.2
10 Japan 21.8
11 Taiwan 20.5
12 Canada 20.3
13 Belgium 20
14 Slovakia 19.9
15 Austria 19.4
16 Croatia 19.3
17 New Zealand 18.7
18 Finland 18.7
19 Switzerland 18.5
20 Latvia 18.4
21 Estonia 18.2
22 Czech Republic 17.9
23 Global average LTE 17.4
24 Spain 17.1
25 Bulgaria 16.5
26 Greece 15.3
27 United Kingdom 15.1
28 Italy 14.6
29 Slovenia 14.5
30 United Arab Emirates 13.8
31 Germany 13.8
32 France 13.4
33 Romania 13.2
34 Macedonia 13
35 Portugal 12.7
36 Hong Kong 12.6
37 United States of America 12.5
38 Serbia 12.4
39 Turkey 12
40 Ireland 11.8
41 Israel 11.8
42 Poland 11.7
43 Oman 11.4
44 Qatar 10.8
45 Georgia 10.8
46 Peru 10
47 Brunei 10
48 Kuwait 9.9
49 South Africa 9.9
50 Mexico 9.9
51 Uruguay 9.9
52 Chile 9.7
53 Belarus 9.5
54 Brazil 8.8
55 Russian Federation 8.7
56 Lebanon 8.7
57 Bahrain 8
58 Malaysia 7.9
59 Ivory Coast 7.6
60 Colombia 7.6
61 Morocco 7.4
62 Jordan 7.2
63 Tunisia 7.2
64 Panama 7
65 Ecuador 7
66 Argentina 6.8
67 Honduras 6.8
68 Kenya 6.8
69 Guatemala 6.6
70 Kazakhstan 6.4
71 Thailand 6.1
72 Iran 5.8
73 Nicaragua 5.8
74 Dominican Republic 5.7
75 Cambodia 5.7
76 Bolivia 5.5
77 Paraguay 5.5
78 Saudi Arabia 5.3
79 Myanmar 4.8
80 Ghana 4.8
81 Indonesia 4.7
82 India 4.2
83 Nigeria 4.1
84 Pakistan 4
85 Sri Lanka 4
86 Venezuela 3.5
87 Global average 3g 3.3
88 Philippines 3.3
89 Costa Rica 2.7

Now, you have see the list of the countries with the fastest mobile internet, you have definitely know the position your country is. If your country is not found among the 1st 89, the it must be somewhere lower. If you want a blazing mobile internet speed, then you should go to South Africa. hehe! How is the mobile internet speed in your country like? kindly share your opinion and thoughts by using the comment box below.

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Chibuzor Aguwa is an Article Writer, ICT Specialist and an Online Entrepreneur. Like the saying does “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy”, some of my hobbies are listening to inspirational songs and watching football. A big fan of Manchester United Football Club.

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