Friday, October 22, 2010

Coastal South Korean City Has Fastest Internet in the World

Everyone knows that South Korea has the fastest internet connection of any country in the world, but now we know they have the city with the fastest internet connection as well.

A South Korean city has been found to have the fastest broadband speeds in the world by the latest State of the Internet report from Akamai Technologies.
The coastal city of Masan in South Korea, which has a population of over half a million people, averages a broadband speed of 20 Mbps.
South Korean government has invested billions of dollars in developing the broadband network in the country. Perhaps this is the reason why all the top ten cities with high broadband speeds are from South Korea.
Asian and European cities are demolishing the US when it comes to broadband speeds. The country's communications watchdog, the FCC is on the verge of bringing another broadband revolution in the country.
Akamai Technologies is a global content delivery services company and handles around 15 percent to 20 per cent of the world's web traffic on any given day. [...]
Where is Masan?  It is about 40km west of Busan along the coastline.

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