World's best broadband cities

2013-01-09 12:40

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Hong Kong central district has topped the list for cities with the best broadband with an average real-world download speed of 46Mbps, according to Net Index website, which uses data from millions of recent test results from This is significantly higher than the global average of 12.64Mbps.

The latest Ookla Net Index statistics list the following cities as the top broadband cities in the world, as reported on MoneyWeb.

1.       Hong Kong Central District – 45.93Mbps

2.       Vilnius, Lithuania – 41.41Mbps

3.       Bucharest, Romania – 35.58Mbps

4.       Singapore, Singapore – 35.47Mbps

5.       Taipei, Taiwan – 34.57Mbps

6.       Seoul, South Korea – 34.50Mbps

7.       Constanta, Romania – 34.16Mbps

8.       Iasi, Romania – 33.95 Mbps

9.       Tokyo, Japan – 33.37Mbps

10.   Sofia, Bulgaria – 32.83 Mbps

In South Africa Edenvale is currently ranked as the area/city with the highest average broadband speed, followed by Midrand and Sandton.

1.       Edenvale – 6.73 Mbps

2.       Midrand – 5.94 Mbps

3.       Sandton – 5.73 Mbps

4.       Paarl – 5.19 Mbps

5.       Johannesburg – 4.42 Mbps

6.       Brits – 4.35 Mbps

7.       Worcester – 3.91 Mbps

8.       Randburg – 3.54 Mbps

9.       Pretoria – 3.43 Mbps

10.   Boksburg – 3.42 Mbps

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