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Australia’s Broadband 55th Fastest, Beaten By Kazakhstan and Guam

The results are in for the Speedtest Global Index broadband speed results for December 2017 and Australia came in at a measly 55, down two spots and below Kazakhstan, Guam and Qatar.

The global average for fixed broadband download Mbps was 40.71 and upload Mbps 20.33. Australia’s result for its download Mbps was 25.88 and upload Mbps was 9.17.

Singapore came in first for fixed broadband with download Mbps at 161.21.

Australia’s Dec 2017 global fixed broadband rating as per speedtest.net

Australia was placed 7th in the mobile average, down one spot with a download average of 48.87 mbps. The global average for mobile download Mbps was 21.25 and upload Mbps was 8.88.

Speedtest says results are updated at the beginning of the month for the previous month. To be ranked in each category, countries must have at least 670 unique user results for mobile and at least 3,333 for fixed broadband.

You can see the full results here. So next time your webpage will not load blame Australia as a whole, not your service provider.

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