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Which Country Has the Fastest Internet?

South Korea has the fastest Internet speeds in the world, with an average download speed of 2,202 KBps. Romania has the second-fastest speeds at 1,909 KBps, followed by Bulgaria, Lithuania and Latvia. The United States comes in 26th in terms of Internet speed, with an average download speed of about 616 KBps.

More facts about Internet speed:

  • In the U.S., New England and Washington state tend to have the fastest Internet speeds, with Andover, Massachusetts, residents having the fastest average download speed in the U.S. at 22.41 Mbps.

  • The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has the slowest Internet speeds in the world, with an average download speed of about 13 KBps. That's more than four times slower than an average dial-up connection in the 1990s. Most of the countries with the slowest Internet speeds are in Africa.

  • Globally, the average Internet download speed is 580 KBps.
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