What is the highest speed internet you can get?

When it comes to the internet, fast is definitely better. But what are the fastest broadband speeds in the world, do we need them and how can we get them? We have the answers…

How do we define internet speed?

Speed on the internet is measured in Megabits per second (Mbps) and indicates how rapidly data transfers between your internet service provider’s tower and the device you’re using at home.

Faster speeds mean webpages can load more rapidly, video calls can be smoother and have fewer interruptions, and you can stream movies and TV at a higher quality. Speedy fibre optic broadband also makes smart homes even smarter and more devices in your home will be able to connect and function online at the same time.


We offer some of the fastest mainstream broadband speeds in the UK?

We have deals ranging all the way up to our 500Mbps Fibre Broadband speed and blisteringly quick 1Gbps Fibre Broadband speed, which is only available in certain cities.

500Mbps Fibre Broadband in a nutshell

If everything you do online needs to happen five minutes ago and you have a large number of connected devices in your household, the 500Mbps bundle is for you.

Averaging a whopping 516Mbps download speed, it’s perfect for the future-forward home that plays host to loads of internet-connected devices; and doubles as a home office, multiplayer games zone, smart speaker haven and internet streaming hub.

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What are the fastest fibre broadband speeds in the world?

The average global internet speed is 9.1Mbps. But the top internet speed in the world by country – far outstripping the global average – is Taiwan, with an average broadband connection speed of 85.02Mbps. Singapore is currently second (70.86Mbps), Jersey third (67.46Mbps), Sweden fourth (55.18Mbps) and Denmark fifth (49.19Mbps).

South Korea currently has the fastest mobile internet connection speeds at 52.4Mbps.

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