Fast internet slow in SK, US
- According to the data released by Point Topic, Scandinavia and South-East
Asia have the highest ratios of fast internet connections (DSL, cable
broadband). Slovakia lags behind, and so does the US.
South Korea has the highest number of fast connections per 100 people in
the world: 14.2. Taiwan and Japan are high up, too.
In Europe, Norway has 12.3, and the rest of the Nordic countries, as well
as the Netherlands and Switzerland are close. Canada with 8.4 is not far
The US, on the other hand, has merely 4.8 fast internet connections per
100 people, which is behind Spain (6.3), Australia (5.7), Austria and even
post-communist Estonia (5.2). Slovakia has only 0.95 fast connections per
100 people, not far behind the Czech R. with 1.2. Other Central European
post-communist countries -- Poland, and even more so Hungary and Slovenia
-- are ahead of them, and so are the Baltics.
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