Fastest Internet Speed In The World

Ookla, the company behind the popular ISP speed measurement tool, SpeedTest has introduced a broadband index that assimilates data from the over 1 million internet speed measurement tests conducted around the world to round in on the city with the fastest internet speed. As in any test, this may only be indicative since the company’s […]

Ookla, the company behind the popular ISP speed measurement tool, SpeedTest has introduced a broadband index that assimilates data from the over 1 million internet speed measurement tests conducted around the world to round in on the city with the fastest internet speed. As in any test, this may only be indicative since the company’s results for USA has differed widely with a similar ranking provided by Akamai earlier this year.

The top 10 cities with the fastest internet speed worldwide are as follows

  1. Seoul, South Korea 34.49 Mbps
  2. Riga, Latvia 27.88 Mbps
  3. Hamburg, Germany 26.85 Mbps
  4. Chisinau, Republic of Moldova 24.31 Mbps
  5. Helsinki, Finland 20.58 Mbps
  6. Stockholm, Sweden 19.97 Mbps
  7. Bucharest, Romania 19.68 Mbps
  8. Sofia, Bulgaria 18.99 Mbps
  9. Kharkov, Ukraine 18.15 Mbps
  10. Kaunas, Lithuania 17.46 Mbps


Time Spent On Social Networking Sites And Other Website Categories In UK

Nielsen’s latest report for internet use in the United Kingdom shows that social networking comprises close to one-fourth of all user time spent online. For a perspective on how this has grown, Nielsen notes that time spent on social networking among UK citizens was just 8.8% in 2007. There has hence been a 159% jump […]

Nielsen’s latest report for internet use in the United Kingdom shows that social networking comprises close to one-fourth of all user time spent online. For a perspective on how this has grown, Nielsen notes that time spent on social networking among UK citizens was just 8.8% in 2007. There has hence been a 159% jump in the three years since then.

Here is how the time spent online can be divided among the several internet activities

Social Networks/Blogs : 22.7%
Email : 7.2%
Games : 6.9%
Instant Messaging : 4.9%
Classifieds/Auction : 4.7%
Portals : 4.0%
Search : 4.0%
Software Info/Products : 3.4%
News : 2.8%
Adult : 2.7%
Others : 36.8%


Internet Usage In Mexico Statistics

Mexico has been one of the fastest growing countries in the world in terms of internet users. A recent report by ComScore concluded that the number of home and work internet users over the age of 15 had increased by over 20% in the past one year.
Interestingly, it is not Google that rules in this […]

Mexico has been one of the fastest growing countries in the world in terms of internet users. A recent report by ComScore concluded that the number of home and work internet users over the age of 15 had increased by over 20% in the past one year.

Interestingly, it is not Google that rules in this Latin American country, but Microsoft. Microsoft owned sites have prevailed over Google’s in the past one year. Here are some basic internet usage related statistics relevant for Mexico (calculated for the month of March)

Total monthly unique visitors : 15.46 million
Average time spent per visitor : 1687.8 minutes per month
Average pages visited per visitor : 1898 per month
Average visits per visitor : 49.1 per month

Top Internet Sites In Mexico
1. Microsoft
2. Google
3. Yahoo
4. Facebook
5. Wikimedia
6. WordPress
7. MercadoLibre
8. Batanga
9. Taringa.net
10. Hi5