The worldwide average web connection speed elevated 23 percent to five.6 Mbps within the quarter ended December 2015 in comparison towards the same duration of 2014, a study stated on Wednesday.
The report “4th Quarter, 2015, Condition from the Internet Report” was launched by Akamai Technologies Corporation., a worldwide leader in content delivery network services.
“From the global perspective, the typical connection speed elevated 8.6 % quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) and 23 percent year-over-year (YoY) to five.6 Mbps, as the global average peak connection speed elevated 1 % QoQ, and elevated 21 percent YoY to 32.5 Mbps,” it stated.
Columbia had the greatest average connection speed in Asia-Pacific region at 26.7 Mbps, while India had the cheapest at 2.8 Mbps.
“This quarter’s (October to December 2015) report shows great YoY development in average connection speeds and overall broadband adoption,” stated David Belson, editor from the report.
Columbia (95.3 Mbps) and Macao (83.1 Mbps) were the only real nations/regions to publish double-digit quarterly gains in average peak connection speed at 10 % and 13 %, correspondingly.
“Many of the essential as consumer anticipations rise and lots of high-profile occasions, such as the summer time games in Rio, is going to be streamed this season.
“The progress there has been across our key metrics implies that, while there’s still try to be achieved, more parts around the globe are more and more capable of supporting the delivery of broadcast-quality video content online,” he added.
The report also demonstrated each one of the top ten nations/regions saw double-digit development in 25 Mbps broadband adoption except Hong Kong, which published a 9.8 percent change quarter-over-quarter. Norwegian and Denmark saw the finest yearly gains, the report reported.
On the global basis, near to 70 % from the nations/regions saw a QoQ rise in unique IPv4 address counts within the last three several weeks of 2015, up 10 % in the This summer-September duration of 2015.
The report also noticed that 43 nations/regions saw IPv4 address counts grow 10 % or even more within the quarter ended December 2015 while 13 saw counts decline 10 % or even more in comparison using the This summer-September quarter of 2015.
The report also demonstrated Britain had the quickest average mobile connection speed at 26.8 Mbps with The country in second place at 14 Mbps. Iran had the cheapest average connection speed, at 1.3 Mbps, adopted by Vietnam by having an average connection speed of just one.8 Mbps.