The average internet connection speed in Pakistan in the fourth quarter of 2011 (Sept-Dec) stood at 741kbps, slightly lower than 763kbps recorded in the third quarter, according to Akamai’s quarterly report State of the Internet.
According to the report, the highest average internet connection speed, which was 1000kbps, was recorded in the fourth quarter of 2009, while the lowest average speed, 378 kbps, was recorded in the first quarter of 2008.
The average peak connection speed in the fourth quarter of 2011 was recorded by Akamai at 5,286kbps, while the highest average peak connection speed was recorded at 12,770kbps in the second quarter of 2009.
The data was collected by Akamai through its Akamai Intelligent Platform which is made up of over 100,000 servers deployed in over 75 countries. The software constantly monitors internet conditions in the 75 countries.