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Internet Average speed is 4.4 Mbps Colombia

Internet Average speed is 4.4 Mbps Colombia

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The speed in reaches an average of just 4.4 Mbps, according to the report [ PDF ] The New Locomotive Colombian Economy, first drafted by the Colombian Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications and FEDESARROLLO.

With this speed, Colombia “is located in the lower speed range required to use tools such as video conferencing and Internet TV (IPTV), applications can be problems. So, even though today 4 out of 5 Colombians have Internet access, the use that can give this is restricted by the download speed, “says the report.

By way of comparison, the study mentions that in Mexico the average speed is 8.8 Mbps, followed by Brazil with 7.2 Mbps

According to the document, at the end of 2012 there were 6.2 million Internet connections in Colombia. The ICT Ministry aims to reach 8 million connections in 2014 .

The report states that the average monthly cost of a plan in relation to per capita income is 17.1% in Colombia, cheaper than the connection in Ecuador or Peru, but more expensive than Uruguay, Chile and Argentina. “When compared to middle-income Latin American countries high, it is observed that broadband service is relatively expensive in Colombia,” says the document.

Link: CCIT and publish first report FEDESARROLLO ICT sector (CCIT)

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