Ookla Speedtest data reveals connectivity speeds for Aussies, their devices and ISP performance

It’s at all times fascinating to take a look at Speedtest knowledge units understanding that there are such a lot of elements concerned. Within the newest International Index from Speedtest, we’re seeing some fascinating knowledge and tendencies proceed.

Australia’s connection speeds throughout cellular and glued broadband companies proceed to enhance. Our median pace for cellular companies has now reached 88.82Mbps and uploads 11.47Mbps. This continues the sluggish, however regular upward pattern and retains Australia in contact with the highest 10, though a far cry from the 126.94Mbps Norway enjoys. It could not appear to be earth-shattering speeds, bear in mind it is a median pace and never everybody has entry to 5G companies.

Our mounted broadband companies inform a distinct story although. When you’re one who cares about ranks, we’re languishing in 71st place now delivering a median pace of 52.46Mbps downstream and 17.98Mbps up. In distinction, the world leaders (Chile and Singapore) on this have topped a median converse of 200Mbps downstream with China and Thailand not far behind at 195Mbps. After all, this knowledge exhibits the massive image with out a whole lot of context; which is essential.

The take a look at exhibits precise supply, not the capabilities of measured connections. The place some international locations don’t have speed-tiered connections, Australia nonetheless has cost-based tiers. Many households don’t really feel they want, or can’t afford higher-speed connections. Some homes need quicker connections however are caught on ageing HFC connections that merely can’t ship what the home occupants need.

When you delve a bit of deeper into the stats, you’ll see that Aussie Broadband returns the best common pace for Aussie customers. This implies that Aussie Broadband has the next proportion of customers who’ve paid for the upper tier of service, displaying they’ve obtained a extra discerning person base than a number of the different suppliers whose customers store purely on value.

So whereas the information could look a bit down for Australian mounted companies, it’s trending in the suitable path.

What are your connection speeds like at house? Are you restricted by infrastructure?

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