Published On: Fri, Jun 22nd, 2018

Top 10 Countries With The Fastest Internet Speed In The World 2018

In the past few years internet has become a very essential part of our lives. With just a click of a button we can travel all around the world and get an access to a plethora of information. In today’s world, we cannot live without the internet.

From providing answers to our everyday questions, to being an important means of communications between people thousands of miles apart, Internet is an essential part of our lives, so much so that thousands of people are earning their income through it as well.

Now that we have been over just how important internet is in our lives, a slow internet can be a big problem. It can slow down our everyday functions and can lead to unnecessary delays.

So below we have collected a list of the top 10 fastest internet connections all around the world 2018.

10. Hungary

Hungary lies at the 10th number capping the list with an average speed of 76.99 Mbps. Hungary has laid at this position since the start of the year. However before that it was in the 13th, 12th and 11th positions with an average speed of around 73.66 Mbps mark.In 2012, Internet users in Hungary represented 72% of the country’s population, growing 31.3% over the past 6 years. The speed test results show an average of 8.22 Mbps download and 3.96 Mbps upload speeds across all mobiles, tablets, and desktop devices that were tested.


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09. Switzerland

Switzerland is one of the richest countries in the world particularly known for its generous bank laws and its mouthwatering chocolates. So naturally a fast internet speed is not a problem is not a problem for the country with a speed of 77.24 Mbps. In May the speed anonymously went up to 85.04 Mbps breaking the 80 Mbps mark, but later regaining its original position again. In 2012, Internet users in Switzerland represented 85.2% of the country’s population, growing 10.4% over the prior 5 years.


08. Sweden

Sweden is the second Nordic country on the list, which is only five spots away from Iceland. The Nordic countries are the best when it comes to internet speed and it is not at all surprising that at least two or three Nordic companies lie in this list. Internet Speed in Sweden averaged 9960.69 KBps from 2007 until 2017, reaching an all-time high of 22846.85 Kbps in the fourth quarter of 2016 and a record low of 4526.74 Kbps in the first quarter of 2008.


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07. Macau

Macau is also nicknamed the “Las Vegas of Asia,” Macau is one of the most liked leisure place to go to for people who cannot afford to go to Las Vegas. Moreover it is also a great place for internet surfing due to its incredibly high speed landing it the 7th position in the world’s fastest internet providers. In 2018 the internet speed recorded for Macau was 86.37 Mbps, with a slight drop from its 2017 peak of 87.63 Mbps, which was registered the month before.


06. Netherlands

Netherlands is of the countries which consistently rank high among the very best when it comes to the fastest internet speeds in the world. The country is a safe bet to appear in the top 10 in any given year, which shows how the Dutch government places importance to and priorities fast internet connections. The internet speed of Netherlands for the year 2018 was 87.04 Mbps taking a huge jump from the 71.95 Mbps which was the speed for the previous year.


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05. Romania

Romania is often misinterpreted as a very outdated country and is over made fun of for its old fashioned state. However Romania is number 5th on the world’s fastest internet connection providers proving everyone wrong. For the year 2018 the Internet speed of Romania was 97.70 Mbps, which was much higher than USA and many European countries. However On mobile, the country came was ranked on the 26th position, with a download speed of 30.19 Mbs and upload of only 11.70 Mbs.


04. South Korea

South Korea is the undisputed leader in competitive gaming; it is always included in the list of the fastest internet speeds in the world. It is very essential for the country to have fast internet, considering the online gaming system is practically like a national sport there. For the year 2018 South Korea’s internet speed was 108.89 Mbps, giving it the 4th positions in the list of the world’s fastest internet providers.The country has even topped the chart in August with 126.72 Mbps, which took it to the 3rd place.


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03. Iceland

Iceland is one of the Nordic countries automatically giving it a chance to be on the list. The Nordic Countries like Denmark Finland Iceland have some of the fastest internet connections in the world. For the year 2018 the internet speed of Iceland was 134.80 Mbps bringing it to 3rd positon on the world’s fastest internet providers.Internet Speed in Iceland averaged 7776.73 KBps from 2007 until 2017, reaching an all-time high of 17458.80 KBps in the first quarter of 2016 and a record low of 3378.59 KBps in the third quarter of 2008.


02. Hong Kong

Hong Kong, a city made up of the New Territories, HK Island, Kowloon and the other over 200 islands. It is former British colony in southeastern Chong Kong. It is not only a popular tourist spot for outing, vacations and recreational activities it is also very important for internet browsing due to its incredible high speed.Hong Kong’s telecommunication has established its reputation as a world leader in the telecommunication industry. For the year 2018 its internet speed reached a whopping 137.40 Mbps giving it the 2nd highest position on the list.


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Like Hong Kong Singapore is also a very popular tourist destination known for its beauty and the various recreational spots. But most importantly Singapore has the world fastest Internet Speed for the year 2018, topping the chart with a high of 148.62 Mbps. This is more than 10 Mbps faster than the second fastest internet in the world that is 137.40 of Hong Kong, making it the clear winner. The fastest speed for Singapore so far in 2017 was 156.67 Mbps, which was recorded for the month of September.


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