Whether we want to socialize, to see a certain place or search a recipe for a delicious cake, we all use Google. When it happens for the internet to be down, is like taking a shower with cold water and all of your plans take a different turn.
The International Union of Telecommunications, in partnership with a specialized agency in information and communication technology, conducted a study to determine which countries have the best internet connectivity. The study was conducted in 167 countries and monitored both the connection speed and the number of active subscribers.
Switzerland ups to rank 7, compared to 2010, when it was rank 12. This year it received a score of 8.56 out of 10. The next country is Luxembourg. Despite being a small country, in terms of territory and population, Luxembourg has one of the best internet networks in the world. 5th place goes to Sweden, a country that in 2010 was ranked second. The fourth position goes to the UK, which has seen a major growth in the recent years. Iceland has kept its place on the podium allocated 10 years ago, and even has a rise this year. Also, the Icelandic constitutions strictly prohibit any kind of censorship, and this extends to the Internet as well. On second place we have Denmark. Here, you can enjoy the best internet in Europe. Almost all internet services of this country are dominated by a single company, but this doesn’t bother the users to have a good connection at good prices. This top first country is South Korea. This is the only country in the ranking that isn’t in U.E.
The state with the worst connection is Chad, with only 1.17 points out of 10. However, it’s sensed an improvement, compared to 0.88 points in 2010. In Latin America, the fastest internet speed is in Uruguay and Argentina, countries which are ranked 49 and 50 in the top.