Countries Leading the Way in Internet Speeds

The Countries Leading the Way in...

Fast internet speeds are vital for a strong economy, enabling people to work, do business and socialise online. Especially in times of COVID-19 speedy internet is more important than ever. But which countries are leading the way for their internet connections?

We’ve analysed a series of metrics including download speeds, time taken to download a movie, and percentage change in internet speeds over the last few years, to reveal which countries are investing the most in their internet provisions. In addition you will find the change in internet speeds during the COVID-19-related lockdowns in spring 2020.


Use the sort-by functions to order the data high to low, and by each individual metric. Click on each country to see how they scored.

Between 2017-2019, the overall global broadband speed rose 49.05%.

Data was sourced at please find the full data sources and methodology here and here.