engine - 12:03 pm on Jul 28, 2010 (gmt 0)
Report: Global Internet Speed Comparisons Published [bbc.co.uk]
A report based on analysis of huge amounts of net traffic has revealed the state of the internet around the globe.
The data, from network giant Akamai reveals the average global net speed is only 1.7Mbps (megabits per second) although some countries have made strides towards faster services.
The fastest broadband city in the world is Masan in South Korea.