Speed internet in Indonesia slowly but surely began to rise. Reports of Internet content delivery company, Akamai, which reveals the good news.
After briefly occupying the bottom position as the country with the average internet speed of the lowest in the Asia Pacific region, in the first quarter of 2013, Indonesia had jumped ahead of three other Asian countries.
In the report, as quoted from The Next Web, Akamai reveals that the average speed of the Internet in Indonesia has increased to 1.5 megabits per second (Mbps), up 6.9 percent from last quarter and 113 percent from last year.
In this quarter, the average speed on the Internet Indonesia ranked 104th in the world, ahead of Vietnam at position 108 with a speed of 1.5 Mbps, 109 by the Philippines at 1.4 Mbps, and India ranked at 114 with 1.3 Mbps.
Akamai also revealed the highest internet speed (peak connection speed) or when the connection is in the best performance ever achieved in Indonesia in the first quarter of 2013 amounted to 12.8 Mbps, equivalent to 100 kilobits per second (Kbps).
Akamai noted, this rate increased 152 percent on an annual basis or from the same quarter last year.
With a top speed that Indonesia was placed in position 99 world, beating some Asian countries, such as Vietnam, India, and China.
Vietnam is in the top 105 world with a top speed of 11.6 Mbps, India was ranked the world with 109 Mbps, and China is in the bottom region with 121 positions at a speed of 8.3 Mbps.
However, Indonesia is still under Singapore and Malaysia in the top 6 in position 46. (See table 2)
Highest peak speed internet in Asia, as well as in the world, held by Hong Kong with 63.6 Mbps. Japan is in second position with a speed of 50 Mbps.
Indonesia remains still far below neighboring countries, such as Malaysia and Singapore ranks 70 rank 21. (See table 1)
South Korea is still a country with the fastest internet in the period April to June 2013. Telecommunication companies in the State Ginseng is able to give speed 14.2 Mbps, and its citizens are willing to spend a lot of money for the sake of fast internet. If the connection is in the best performance, speed can reach 44.8 Mbps.