Utilizing the map
Nations are colour-coded by the typical broadband community pace measured there. You’ll be able to see at a look that Western Europe and North America dominate the higher pace bands. In the meantime, the African continent, South America, the Close to East and Asia make up the lion’s share of landmass the place community speeds are slowest.
Hovering over a person nation will deliver up its related information. This consists of nation identify, its rating out of the 224 nations measured, its imply obtain pace, the variety of distinctive IP addresses examined, the full variety of checks and the way lengthy it takes to obtain an HD film of 5GB in dimension.
Why some nations are lacking information
Nations the place fewer than 100 measurements might be taken in the course of the pattern interval had been excluded from the research and subsequently from the map. You’ll be able to nonetheless see the information for these nations if you want – they’re included within the ‘Excluded nations’ tab of the downloadable information. Nonetheless, because of the small pattern dimension the numbers are deemed unreliable.
This 12 months’s excluded nations are: Norfolk Island, Antarctica, U.S. Minor Outlying Islands, Niue, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, North Korea, Cocos [Keeling] Islands, French Southern Territories, Montserrat, Falkland Islands, Tuvalu, Bouvet Island, Tonga, Nauru, Christmas Island, Tokelau, Western Sahara, Cook dinner Islands, British Indian Ocean Territory, Central African Republic, Wallis and Futuna, and Kiribati.
Cable.co.uk additionally undertakes annual monitoring research masking the price of 1GB of cellular information in over 200 nations, and the price of broadband packages in over 200 nations. In August of 2020, we additionally launched an in-depth report on how COVID-19 lockdown intervals have affected international community speeds.