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Global Internet Connection Speed Up 11%
Source: telecoms.cbronline.com
Source Date: Monday, January 28, 2013
Focus: Electronic and Mobile Government, Citizen Engagement, Institution and HR Management
Created: Jan 29, 2013

Global Internet connection speeds dropped by 7% between the second and third quarters of 2012 to 2.8mbps, according to a new report from Akamai Technologies. However, during the entire year the average connection speeds rose 11% compared to 2011. During late 2012, South Korea registered the highest average connection speed at 14.7mbps, followed by Japan (10.7 Mbps) and Hong Kong (8.9 Mbps). According to the report, the global adoption of high broadband rose 8.8% during the third quarter, while overall global broadband adoption increased 4.8%.
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