EDGE What cities have the fastest internet in the world?

EDGE What cities have the fastest internet in the world?

November 1st, 2016 by Dave Flessner in EDGE

Here are the top 10 global cities with super fast internet.

1. Seoul, South Korea - The South Korean capital has a download speed of close to 1.5 Gbps and upload speed of around 1.5 Gbps. The average monthly cost of internet in Seoul is $30. Seoul has fiber optic technology, mainly and the leading broadband ISP in Seoul is HelloVision.

2. Tokyo, Japan - The leading ISP in Tokyo is KDDI and the average cost of internet here is $35 per month. Tokyo boasts download speed of over 1 Gbps and upload speed of over 1 Gbps.

3. Hong Kong, China - The financial center of Asia has super fast internet provided by a network of fiber optic cables. The leading ISP here is the Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited and costs $50 per month.

4. Chattanooga - Chattanooga has both upload and download speeds of over 1,000 Mbps. The city-owned electric utility, EPB, provides gig service at $69.99 per month. Both EPB and Comcast can offer up to 10 Gig service for higher rates.

5. Kansas City - Google Fiber, a division of Google Technologies, is the leading ISP and offers upload and download speeds of over 1,000 Mbps for $70 per month.

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6. Lafayette, Louisiana - LUS Fiber offers upload speed of 1000 Mbps and a download speed of 1000 Mbps at at price of $999.95 per month.

7. Bristol, Tennessee and Virginia - Through the municipal utility, BVU, both upload and download speeds exceed 1 Gbps for $320 per month.

8. Riga, Latvia - The capital city of Latvia boasts internet speeds of over 900 Mbps for $9.22 per month.

9. Amsterdam, The Netherlands - The leading ISP in Amsterdam is KPN, which offers an upload and download speed of close to 800 Mbps at a monthly charge of $87.

10. New York, New York - Verizon is the leading ISP with Gig service for $300 a month.

Source: Do Speed Test, an internet speed testing service that has worked with clients around the world to find out whether their ISPs are indeed delivering their promised internet speeds


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