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India has an average internet speed of 895 kbps: Study

According to Akamai Technologies’ latest State of the Internet report, India ranks No.107 globally in terms of average internet connection speed. The report reveals that the country had an average internet connection speed of 895 kbps (kilo bits per second) in the second quarter ended September 2009.

According to Akamai Technologies’ latest State of the Internet report, India ranks No.107 globally in terms of average internet connection speed. The report reveals that the country had an average internet connection speed of 895 kbps (kilo bits per second) in the second quarter ended September 2009.

Globally, the average connection speed was 1.5 Mbps (mega bits per second) and South Korea maintained the highest average connection speed at 11.3 Mbps. Haryana topped the list of Indian states, with an average speed of 1271 Kbps, followed by Karnataka with an average speed of 1100 Kbps.

The report also states that India ranked No.20 globally in terms of number of unique IP addresses in the second quarter ended September 2009. The country had over 3 million IPs, which was an increase of 57 per cent year-on-year. Delhi and Maharashtra topped the list of Indian states with over 1 million unique IPs each. An IP (Internet Protocol) address is a unique 32-bit number, which identifies a computer in an IP network.

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