An internet speed test on a mobile phone in Hanoi. Photo by VnExpress/Luu Quy
Da Nang has the highest mobile internet speed among Vietnam’s most populous cities, eclipsing Hanoi and HCMC, according to a global internet speed survey.
American web testing and network diagnostics company Ookla’s Speedtest Global Index found that Da Nang topped the ranking of Vietnam’s most populous cities with the fastest median mobile download speed in Q4 2021 at 43 .88Mbps.
It was followed by Can Tho at 38.41 Mbps, Ho Chi Minh City at 36.55 Mbps, Hanoi at 35.96 Mbps and Hai Phong at 33.75 Mbps.
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Internet speed in major cities in Vietnam in the fourth quarter of 2021. Graphics by Speedtest
Vietnam’s median download speed for mobile internet connection is 35.20 Mbps, which ranks 50th, dropping from 48th in the third quarter.
When it comes to fixed broadband internet speed, HCMC takes the cake with median download speed at 75.10 Mbps, followed by Da Nang at 73.86 Mbps, Can Tho at 67.46 Mbps, Hanoi at 65.42 Mbps and Hai Phong at 61.32 Mbps.
Vietnam’s median download speed for fixed broadband connection is 68.53 Mbps, which is ranked 43rd, dropping from 42nd in the third quarter.