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Who Has the Fastest Internet in the World?

Fastest Internet in the World

Anybody who uses the internet dreams of having a super-fast internet connection. Unfortunately, not everyone in the world has been opportune to access high-speed internet, thus leading to the question, who has the fastest internet speed in the world? You may be surprised to know that European countries are gifted with the world’s fastest internet service providers. So, before planning your next leisure or business trip, take a look at the top 10 countries with fast internet connections.

1. Singapore

Singapore has the fastest internet in the world at 60.39Mbps (megabits per second). This speed is five times higher than the global average of 9.1Mbps. With three major internet service providers—Singtel, StarHub, and M1—Singapore has more than 11,512,900 broadband internet subscribers.

2. Sweden

At an average speed of 46.00 Mbps, Sweden is in the first place in Europe and ranks second among countries having the fastest internet in the world. The Scandinavian country has a well-developed fiber network and a strong broadband internet access covering most rural areas.

3. Denmark

With speed test results showing an average of 43.99 Mbps, Denmark takes the next spot. With their focus on fiber optic connections, Century Link, Spectrum, and Viasat are the top three internet providers in the country.

4. Norway

Norway, a Nordic country in Northern Europe, has internet speeds averaging 40.12 Mbps. Norway's internet is fast and reliable due to its fiber network. The 4G network is available even in remote locations.

5. Romania

Romania's internet speeds peak around 38.60 Mbps. The country has made drastic internet improvements over the years and has set an ambitious target to attain 100% internet penetration come 2020.

6. Belgium

With internet speeds coming in at 36.71 Mbps, Belgium’s well-built internet infrastructure has helped small businesses grow, thus paving the way for eCommerce opportunities while forging competitiveness.

7. Netherlands

As the 66th most populated country in the world, with a population of 17.8 million, Netherlands internet speed reaches 35.95 Mbps. Ranked 7th, 90% of Dutch citizens have access to fast internet.

8. Luxembourg

Although a small European country, Luxembourg boasts of having 35.14 Mbps after jumping from the 33rd rank to the 8th, with the fastest internet speed in the world. It is expected that all citizens will have coverage of 1 Gbps by the end of 2020.

9. Hungary

Among 9.7 million Hungarians, over 7 million are internet users accessing a speed of 34.01 Mbps. The central European country is now aiming to increase household connections to 100 Mbps, and eventually to 1 Gbps.

10. Jersey

With an internet speed of 30.90 Mbps, the island of Jersey has seen a steady rise in fiber optic connections since 2016.

Other countries in the world with fast internet include Switzerland at 29.92 Mbps, Japan at 28.94 Mbps, Latvia at 28.63 Mbps, Taiwan at 28.09 Mbps and lastly, Estonia coming in at 27.91 Mbps.

Now that you have the list of countries with the fastest internet services Montreal, time to have high-speed internet set up at your homes and offices!

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