Haryana topples Kerala in Net speed


Bangalore: Haryana has the fastest net connection in India with an average speed of 1103 kbps followed by Kerala with 1065 kbps as per the Akamai’s State of the Internet report for Q4, 2009. Kerala had topped the list in the last quarter.

Globally, India is ranked 114 for an average connection speed of 849 kbps down from its 97th position in the last quarter. After making way for Kerala to move to the top of the list in the third quarter, Haryana is back on top of the list in the fourth quarter. Kerala has seen a 20% decline in the average speed over the last quarter. Karnataka has retained its third spot with an average speed of 1,015 kbps.

In other state-wise trends, Kerala has the highest percentage of connections between 2 Mbps and 5 Mbps with 22% share. In terms of YoY% growth of connections, this is the highest with 489%. Kerala is in the tenth position with 23,948 unique IP addresses while Delhi leads this list.

India is ranked 20 globally for number of unique IP addresses as seen by Akamai, with over 3 million IPs.  In terms of Broadband penetration, India is at the 100th position globally for broadband adoption, with 5.8% of connections to Akamai at speeds over 2 Mbps – up 52% YoY and up 20% from Q3, 2009.

Akamai Technologies, Inc. the leader in powering video, dynamic transactions and enterprise applications online, today announced the release of its Q4, 2009 State of the Internet report. Leveraging information gathered from its network, the Akamai report provides insight into key Internet statistics such as origin of attack traffic and broadband connectivity levels across the globe.

Anil Philip
Kerala IT News


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