Singapore

S'pore leads in average peak Internet connection speed

Singapore had the highest global average peak Internet connection speed in the third quarter of this year, and ranked third in the world in average Internet connection speed, according to a new report.

South Korea and Hong Kong took the top spots in average connection speed at 26.3 megabytes per second (Mbps) and 20.1 Mbps, respectively, according to the Akamai State of the Internet report for Q3, released by Massachusetts-based content delivery network services provider Akamai.

Singapore came in at 18.2 Mbps, but led the pack in average peak connection speed at 162 Mbps, with Hong Kong and South Korea trailing behind at 116.2 Mbps and 114.2 Mbps, respectively.

This is the fifth consecutive quarter for which Singapore has snagged the top spot. - THE STRAITS TIMES

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