Average global internet connection speed from 1st quarter 2011 to 1st quarter 2017
(in Mbps)
Average internet connection speed worldwide 2011-2017
The statistic shows the average global internet connection speed. In the first quarter of 2017, the measured average global IPv4 internet connection speed was 7.2 Mbps, up from 7 Mbps in the preceding quarter. As of that period, South Korea ranked first in terms of highest average internet connection speed which was almost four times as fast as the global average.
Average global internet connection speed from 1st quarter 2011 to 1st quarter 2017
(in Mbps)
Average connection speed in Mbps
Q1 '177.2
Q4 '167
Q3 '166.3
Q2 '166.1
Q1 '166.3
Q4 '155.6
Q3 '155.1
Q2 '155.1
Q1 '155
Q4 '144.5
Q3 '144.5
Q2 '144.6
Q1 '143.9
Q4 '133.8
Q3 '133.6
Q2 '133.3
Q1 '133.1
Q4 '122.9
Q3 '122.8
Q2 '123
Q1 '122.6
Q4 '112.3
Q3 '112.7
Q2 '112.6
Q1 '112.1
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Source

Release date

June 2017

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

1st quarter 2011 to 1st quarter 2017

Special properties

IPv4

Average internet connection speed worldwide 2011-2017
The statistic shows the average global internet connection speed. In the first quarter of 2017, the measured average global IPv4 internet connection speed was 7.2 Mbps, up from 7 Mbps in the preceding quarter. As of that period, South Korea ranked first in terms of highest average internet connection speed which was almost four times as fast as the global average.
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