To blame Australia's drop in the Akamai State of the Internet ranking for peak and average broadband speeds on the government's decision to move away from fibre to the premises for the NBN defies reality.
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Australia is the only country that has mobile connection speeds above 100Mbps, according to the second-quarter 2014 State of the Internet Report.
In the 3rd quarter of 2013, Akamai observed an increase of 10% in global average connection speed to their network, and continued rapid growth in mobile data usage.
Akamai shows that Australian broadband speeds are heading backwards, Ookla has us racing forwards, whilst ZDNet data suggests it’s flat. Let’s demystify the differences.
A new report shows Australia is in the bottom seven OECD countries for broadband speed, and heading backwards.
Fibre to the home is just one piece in getting superfast broadband to all Australians, according to Akamai co-founder Tom Leighton.
UK broadband download speeds fell 3.5 percent in the last three months of 2012, as part of a global trend identified by Akamai, while the UK failed to make the European top 15
Only 17 percent of U.K. broadband users are receiving speeds of 5Mbps or faster according to internet hosting company Akamai, despite advertised speeds of 11.5Mbps and higher.
Only 17 percent of UK broadband users are receiving speeds of 5Mbps or faster according to internet hosting company Akamai despite the fact that the most recent Ofcom report found that the average advertised broadband speed is now 11.5Mbps.
Three other British cities join Oxford in the worldwide top 100 for downstream broadband speeds, according to research by Akamai
Akamai said Wednesday that broadband speeds may have as big of an impact on its financial results as the slowing economy.Akamai, which makes software that caches content to speed up Internet traffic, reported net income of $34.
Via an interview with Akamai Chief Technology Officer Mike Afergan, Om's all over Akamai Technologies' announcement yesterday that via enhancements to its Content Delivery Network, it now feels more than up to the task of delivering high-def video over the Web."While broadband service providers like Verizon are putting fiber-based broadband connections in place, there are a large number of folks who are using connections in the 3-6 Mbps range.
Akamai Technologies Inc., (Nasdaq: AKAM) which makes technology that speeds delivery of Web content, has signed a deal with RoadRunner, a cable Internet service.
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