by Felix Richter, Statista.com
— this post authored by Niall McCarthy
There has been much made of the supposedly poor internet speed in the United Kingdom but where does it actually rank when compared globally?
According to a survey by Akamai shows that while the average connection speed in the UK is by no means the fastest, ranking below countries such as Romania, Czech Republic and Latvia, it is well above the global average of 5.1 Mbps.
Average internet connection speed in Q3 2015 (Mbps).
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