Australia falls to 62nd in global broadband rankings, but is doing much better in mobile data at 5th place. Expert says issue is not a question of size as nations of similar sizes do better. The 2013 decision to change technologies used in the National Broadband Network is key to understanding how it all went wrong. Australia is now ranked in the 62nd spot in the global broadband speed rankings, falling down three spots from last year and well behind similar advanced economies. According to the Ookla Speedtest Global Index, Australia ranks behind Kazakstan and Cape Verde, but above Jordan, Brazil and Saudi Arabia, with an average download speed of 35.11 Mbps. This is well below the global average download speed of 57.91 Mbps. The top spot is held by Singapore on 199.62 Mbps, followed by Hong Kong at 168.69 Mbps and Monaco at 137.86 Mbps. However, Australia does rank much better in mobile broadband, at 5th place – with a speed of 58.87 Mbs. Norway took out the top spot … [Read more...] about Australia falls to the ridiculously-low 62nd place in global internet speed rankings
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Megan Hernbroth, provided by Published 7:00 am CDT, Sunday, April 28, 2019 HighSpeedInternet.com With an average internet speed of 65.02 Mbps, Maryland has the best environment for multi-person streaming and gaming. This map by HighSpeedInternet.com shows the states with the fastest and slowest internet connections across the United States. More rural states, like Montana and Alaska, tend to have lower average speeds than states with higher population density like New Jersey and Rhode Island. New England was home to four of the five fastest states. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Founders hoping to build a runaway success like video game Fortnite might want to think twice about where they set up shop, according to a new report from HighSpeedInternet.com. Epic Games, makers of the massively popular Fortnite game, is Virginia's most valuable startup, and one of ten unicorn companies based in the United States according to research firm CB Insights. … [Read more...] about This map showing the fastest and slowest internet speeds in the US could predict the path of a Silicon Valley startup exodus
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The real state of internet speed and coverage in PHThe Philippines’ wireless internet service has improved quite impressively, according to a recent report by OpenSignal. As one of the world’s biggest consumers of data, this comes as a breath of fresh air from an “independent global standard for analyzing consumer mobile experience.” OpenSignal’s reports are said to be “the definitive guide to understanding the true experience consumers receive on wireless networks.” Late last year, we reported that internet speeds have improved, with Smart registering speed records at par with some US carriers. For the latest round of results released a couple of days ago, OpenSignal posted highlights of the good news that should benefit Filipinos who spend an average of 10 hours per day on video streaming and social media.“The future of the consumer mobile experience in the Philippines looks positive. Though mobile broadband speeds have traditionally … [Read more...] about The real state of internet speed and coverage in PH
Paige Leskin, provided by Published 3:22 pm CST, Thursday, February 7, 2019 Reuters/George Frey Google Fiber, the gigabit-speed internet access provider, is shutting down its broadband service in Louisville, Kentucky. Google Fiber is operated by Access, a subsidiary of Google parent company Alphabet. Google Fiber blamed its failure in Louisville on "challenges that have been disruptive to residents and caused service issues for our customers," the company said in a blog post. Residents have complained that Google Fiber employees left cables exposed in the streets. Google Fiber launched in Louisville in October 2017, and will officially shut down on April 15 — but it's still operating in 11 other cities. Alphabet's expansive project to provide ultra-high speed internet nationwide, called Google Fiber, is shutting down operations in one of its cities. The Google Fiber team said in a blog post Thursday it would be "saying goodbye" to … [Read more...] about Google Fiber is shutting down its super-high speed internet service in Louisville after residents complained that it left exposed cables in the streets (GOOG, GOOGL)