Australia ranks 51st for internet speeds - Akamai

Friday 17 March 2017 | 09:44 CET | News
NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's broadband network, reports that over 4.2 million homes are currently able to order a service over the NBN network and 1.8 million have signed up already. Currently more than 23,000 new homes are signing up and connecting to a service over the NBN network each week. This is up from 10,700 homes per week in the same period of 2016. Australia is now 51st in the world in terms of average connection speeds delivered at 10.1 Mbps, which is a 24 percent increase year-on-year, according to a report from Akamai.

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Companies: NBN Co
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