Sri Lanka’s internet speed faster than even Australia

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Internet speeds in Sri Lanka are better than even Australia, Akamai’s State of the Internet report found.

Australia’s internet speed has ranked as the 51st slowest out of 108 countries around the world, lagging behind underdeveloped nations such as Kenya and Sri Lanka, the Daily Mail reported.

Internet connections Down Under are considered poorer and slower than 50 other countries, with South Korea topping the list as having the fastest connectivity.

Australia’s online bandwidth has pathetic internet speeds compared to the likes of South Korea, Norway, Sweden, Hong Kong and Switzerland – which all have speed above 20 megabits per second (mbps).


  • Keeping up to date with breaking news while you are on the move is simple with the Lankapuvath SMS alert service.
    Type: REG (space) LP and send to 2299
    *Please note this service is for Mobitel users only.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *