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Best Broadband Cities in the World
Source: mybroadband.co.za
Source Date: Monday, January 14, 2013
Focus: Electronic and Mobile Government, ICT for MDGs
Created: Jan 15, 2013

The latest Net Index city statistics revealed that Hong Kong has the highest average broadband speed, followed by Vilnius in Lithuania and Bucharest in Romania.

According to the Net Index website, which uses data from millions of recent test results from Speedtest.net, the Hong Kong central district has an average real-world download speed of 46Mbps. This is significantly higher than the global average of 12.64Mbps.

The latest Ookla Net Index statistics list the following cities as the top broadband cities in the world.

1.Hong Kong Central District – 45.93Mbps
2.Vilnius, Lithuania – 41.41Mbps
3.Bucharest, Romania – 35.58Mbps
4.Singapore, Singapore – 35.47Mbps
5.Taipei, Taiwan – 34.57Mbps
6.Seoul, South Korea – 34.50Mbps
7.Constanta, Romania – 34.16Mbps
8.Iasi, Romania – 33.95 Mbps
9.Tokyo, Japan – 33.37Mbps
10.Sofia, Bulgaria – 32.83 Mbps
In South Africa Edenvale is currently ranked as the area/city with the highest average broadband speed, followed by Midrand and Sandton.

1.Edenvale – 6.73 Mbps
2.Midrand – 5.94 Mbps
3.Sandton – 5.73 Mbps
4.Paarl – 5.19 Mbps
5.Johannesburg – 4.42 Mbps
6.Brits – 4.35 Mbps
7.Worcester – 3.91 Mbps
8.Randburg – 3.54 Mbps
9.Pretoria – 3.43 Mbps
10.Boksburg – 3.42 Mbps
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