For further detail, readers will want to download and read the entire report. Some of the highlights include:
- South Korea has six of the top ten fastest cities in Asia, all with average speeds above 15 Mbps. They were Masan, Iksan, Koyang, Seocho, Poryong, and Ilsan.
- 74 percent of the nation's population connected to broadband internet at speeds greater than 5 Mbps. This compared to 60 percent in Japan and much lower percentages in other nations around the world. Only 24 percent of U.S. citizens connected at speeds above 5 Mbps.
- The breakdown of speed distribution for leading countries, as shown in the graphic below (click to see full size version) shows that South Korea's drive toward implementing Fiber To the Home (FTTH) is having an impact. Sixteen percent of the population connected at speeds greater than 25 Mbps, a figure no other country matched.