Romania ranks fifth in the world by broadband internet speed this year, with an average of 38.6 Mbps measured in the last 12 months, up 81 percent compared with 2017, according to the latest M-lab test report.
The results are for the period June 2017 – May 2018. In 2017, Romania ranked 18th in the world, with an average speed of 21.33 Mbps.
The countries in the world with the fastest fixed broadband internet are Singapore, with a mead download speed of 60.4 Mbps, followed by Sweden (46 Mbps), Denmark (44 Mbps), and Norway (40.1 Mbps).
The countries in the world with the slowest broadband internet speed are Yemen (0.31 Mbps), East Timor (0.49 Mbps) and Turkmenistan (0.56 Mbps).
Global broadband speed has risen from 7.4 Mbps in the 12 months to 10 May 2017 to 9.1 Mbps in the 12 months to 29 May 2018 – a year-on-year increase of 23 percent, the report said.