Update: Readers have pointed out that 2 Mbps average internet speed appears to be too high for India, and we agree. TRAI's definition of broadband is internet connections that have the capability of a minimum download speed of 512 Kbps. Keeping this in mind 2 Mbps average speed in India is practically impossible. However, the reason for this bloated number is perhaps the fact that for the study Akamai only takes into consideration data gathered from its Intelligent Platform. Take a look at some of Akamai's customers in the digital media space. Earlier: India’s average internet speed is still the slowest among countries in the Asia-Pacific region that were part of the study conducted by content delivery network Akamai Technologies for its Q2 2014 State of the Internet report. The report is based on data collected by Akamai’s Intelligent Platform across several metrics. This report provides insight into internet connection speeds, broadband adoption rates, mobile connectivity, and attack traffic. India’s average internet speed was 2.0 Mbps, up from 1.7 Mbps in the previous quarter. It’s currently ranked 118th internationally in terms of average internet speed. South Korea remains the fastest in the region with average speed of 24.6 Mbps, a 4% increase from the previous quarter. It’s also the only country in the Asia-Pacific region with average speeds above the 20 Mbps mark. Hong Kong with 15.7 Mbps and Japan with 14.9 Mbps complete the top three positions. It’s worth noting that South Korea and Hong Kong have the fastest…
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