Global, regional, and Country - specific trends.

The global average Internet connection speed increased by 15 percent in the past year.

Mobile connection speeds and the growth of mobile traffic

Global mobile data traffic grew 70 percent in the past year, while the average mobile connection speed reached 10 Mbps or higher in 32 countries.

70 %
Y/Y Growth

Connection speeds and broadband adoption rates

The global average Internet connection speed reached 7.2 Mbps, while global broadband adoption above 10 Mbps was 45 percent.

IPv6 adoption rates

Belgium still leads the world in Ipv6 adoption, with 38% of its dual-stack content requests to Akamai coming over IPv6



The where and why of notable Internet disruptions

Submarine cable breaks and a deliberate government shutdown caused large-scale outrages.

About the report

The State of the Internet / Connectivity Report is a quaterly publication of data on broadband adoption, mobile connectivity, and other Internet usage trends, gathered across the Akamai Intelligent PlatformTM, which serves more than 2 Trillion Internet transactions every day.

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