Lagging behind: New survey reveals that Ireland’s broadband connection speeds are one of the worst in Europe – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views
July 22, 2018

Lagging behind: New survey reveals that Ireland’s broadband connection speeds are one of the worst in Europe

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Ireland’s broadband connection speeds are currently one of the worst in Europe according to new survey which was carried out across 200 contries.

The latest survey which was carried out by M-lab which is a partnership between Google and Princeton University, found that Ireland ranked 36th in the world when it comes to connection speeds.

Although Ireland’s connections speeds are considered average on a global scale, the latest findings show that the country’s connection speeds are one of the worst in Europe ranking in 26th place.

The survey found that Ireland’s average connection speeds currently rank at 18.22mbps which is some way behind the global leaders Singapore who have average speeds of 60mbps.

Meanwhile Scandinavian countries including Sweden, Denmark and Norway lead the way in terms of connection speeds as they came second, third and fourth on the list respectively.

The survey also found that the UK was only ranked one place higher than Ireland sitting 35th on the overall list.

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