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Kuwait’s internet speed is 1st in the Arab world, 82nd in the world – ARAB TIMES





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Macau has made qualitative progress to occupy the 1st place in the world

KUWAIT CITY, September 13: Kuwait ranks first in the Arab world and 82nd in the world, according to the Broadband Efficiency Index, which measures download speed via the Internet, published by the specialized website “Cable” in this area, while Lebanon continued its decline to reach 193 in the world and 16th among the 19 Arab countries.

As Kuwait registers qualitative progress to take the lead among Arab countries and jump 18 places on the international broadband speed list, it was noted that the majority of Arab countries, including the Gulf, registered a drop in global rankings, despite relative increases in Internet Speed ​​over current year and prior year, while deepening the slump in the group of weaker countries, especially Sudan, Syria and Yemen.

While Qatar, which retained second place in the Arab world, recorded a drop from 78th to 95th in the world, the United Arab Emirates gave up regional leadership and also fell to 100th place in the world rankings after being 73rd last year. Saudi Arabia retained the fourth Arab position, with a partial drop from 99th to 101st in the world, followed by Bahrain, which also fell from 104th to 111th position.

This average internet speed is measured by downloading a typical 5GB high definition movie, where “Cable” has completed over 1.1 billion tests in 220 countries. Average global internet speed to 34.79 Mbps in 2022 from 29.79 Mbps in 2021. Globally, Macau has seen a qualitative progression in internet speed to take the top spot in the world with an average internet speed of 262 .74 megabytes per second, followed by Jersey with an average internet speed of 256.59 megabytes per second, and Iceland in third place worldwide with an average internet speed of 216.56 megabytes per second, then Liechtenstein at 216, 56 megabytes, fourth in the world, with an average internet speed of 166.22 megabytes per second, while Gibraltar ranks fifth in the world, with an average internet speed of 159.90 megabytes per second.

Syria ranks 205th in the world, with an average speed of 2.88 megabytes per second, followed by Sudan at 209th in the world, with an average speed of 2.57 megabytes per second, and finally Yemen at 218th in the world, with an average speed of 0.97 megabytes per second.