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.
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 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 are 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 are 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)|
|23||Global average LTE||17.4|
|30||United Arab Emirates||13.8|
|37||United States of America||12.5|
|87||Global average 3g||3.3|
Now, you have seen the list of the countries with the fastest mobile internet, you have definitely know the position your country is in. If your country is not found among the 1st 89, then 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.