New report by Open Signal, a wireless internet firm from the UK, sheds light on the state of 4G in all Asia.
What you may not be expecting is Pakistan making its above the likes of India in terms of internet speeds, despite launching 4G years before Pakistan. At an average speed of 13 Mbps, we aren’t exactly there yet, but we’re still making 4G connectivity compared to India.
Pakistan was tied with Cambodia and Sri Lanka, both of which averaged 13 Mbps.
Singapore was ranked the fastest in Asia. South Korea was in second place, despite offering some of the fastest internet speeds in the world, followed by Australia and New Zealand at 40, 36 and 33 Mbps respectively. Australia’s Vodafone has skipped ahead of Telstra, offering 40 Mbps, above the country’s average 4G speed.
Japan may not be in the top 5 but they’re not far behind at 25.39 Mbps. Vietnam, another surprise, stood at 21.49 Mbps, way ahead of Brunei Darussalam (17 Mbps) & Myanmar (15 Mbps)..
Going below the 15 Mbps, there’s Malaysia at 14 Mbps followed by Sri Lanka, Cambodia and Pakistan at 13 Mbps.
The bottom 4 in Asia consist of Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia and India at 9, 9, 8 and 6 Mbps .