Saturday, 26 September 2015

Comparison of Costs and Speed Broadband Internet Malaysia Against Other Countries.

Malaysia aims to become a developed country within five years, that is in 2020. And even though people in this country are increasingly savvy, the fact that the rate of broadband speed broadband internet in the country is still low. This is exacerbated by the cost of broadband subscriptions were seen very high compared to countries in the region.
If you look at the studies conducted earlier, countries such as Singapore and Thailand are more forward in terms of cost and speed of broadband. Singapore and Thailand, each on average have broadband speeds of 61 megabits per second (Mbps) and 17.7Mbps. This was followed by Vietnam (13.1Mbps) and Cambodia (5.7Mbps). Malaysia, has a speed of 5.5Mbps
It is interesting to see how the development of broadband in South Korea recognized the country with the fastest Internet speed. South Korea last year, introducing broadband with speeds of 10Gbps, which is capable of downloading files with size 1GB in only 0.8 seconds. On average, the cost of 100Mbps broadband in South Korea is US $ 27 (RM98.88). The United States, despite holding the status of a developed country, is also facing the same situation with Malaysia. For broadband speeds 45Mbps, users there have to pay about US $ 90 (RM330).

How fast is the internet in Malaysia compare to other countries?

Malaysians may be one of the most globally-connected people but it’s not necessarily at a speed they want. According to a new global survey, the average broadband speed in Malaysia is slower than Vietnam and Cambodia in the region, and barely ahead of Myanmar. Almost three times slower than Vietnam, Malaysia at 5.48 Megabits per second (Mbps) was ranked a low 126 out of 192 countries surveyed from May 2013 to April this year in the recent Net Index. Zooming to the number one spot was Hong Kong with a speed of 78.3 Mbps. Singapore sped to second placing at 66.6 Mbps while South Korea was ranked fourth (53.77Mbps), the United Kingdom 23rd (26.85Mbps) and the United States, 32nd (23.9Mbps).