UAE has the Slowest Mobile Internet in the World

  • Thursday, April 19, 2012
  • By Ion Gonzaga
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We surely wondered at some point about our mobile download speed. Well, United Arab Emirates may have the slowest mobile internet being at the bottom of the list, with an average loading time of 26.7 seconds - a far difference of 5.5 seconds from the second-worst, Saudi Arabia.

The bottom 10 include:
  • Malaysia (12.7)
  • Indonesia (12.9)
  • Singapore (12.9)
  • Mexico (14.1)
  • Brazil (15.8)
  • Argentina (16.3)
  • India (16.4)
  • Thailand (17.4)
  • Saudi Arabia (21.2)
  • United Arab Emirates (26.7)
The top 10 in mobile speed, meanwhile are:
  • South Korea (4.8)
  • Denmark (5.2)
  • Hong Kong (5.9)
  • Norway (6)
  • Sweden (6.1)
  • Estonia (6.2)
  • Czech Republic (6.3)
  • Japan (6.4)
  • Romania (7.5)
  • Slovak Republic (7.6)
The study, which was measured by Google, also checked the Top and Bottom 10 in desktop speeds. Here are the results:

Top 10 in Desktop Speeds (in seconds)
  • Slovak Republic (3.3)
  • South Korea (3.5)
  • Czech Republic (3.7)
  • Netherlands (3.9)
  • Japan (4)
  • Denmark (4.3)
  • Switzerland (4.3)
  • Sweden (4.5)
  • Belgium (4.6)
  • Norway (4.8)
Bottom 10 in Desktop Speeds (in seconds)
  • Chile (10)
  • Colombia (10.2)
  • Peru (11.7)
  • Brazil (11.8)
  • Argentina (12.8)
  • Malaysia (14.3)
  • Venezuela (14.9)
  • India (15.1)
  • Philippines (15.4)
  • Indonesia (20.3)
Source: Bloomberg

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