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Maximum Internet Speed Available in the World

Yesterday during discussion with one of cousin, he asked me that what is the maximum internet speed available on the world. I got confused that yes this is a good question and for general knowledge it is very useful one. I decide to do some research and find that what exactly is the maximum internet speed available in the world. Unfortunately i found a few articles on this topic. Still i am not sure that what is the maximum internet speed, however i collect some information on the topic.

DSL/ADSL

Maximum Speed = 25-30Mbit

Wired Ethernet

Maximum Speed 1000Mbits

Satalite Internet

Maximum Download Rate = 1 Gbps

Average Download Rate = 1Mbps

Average Upload Rate = 256kbps

According to SpeedTest.net

maximum internet speed

Another clue that i found on the web about maximum internet speed is here

Scientists have set a new world record for data transmission by transferring a data rate of 2.56 Terabit per second over a glass fibre link of 160 km length.

It means maximum internet speed is 40 Gbit/s

Still it is not clear that what is the maximum internet speed available in the world. Only government agencies and military can answer this question, because they uses internet for defense purposes.

If any one can better answer this question, then feel free to share a solid proof with us so that we can know about maximum download and upload speed currently available in the world.

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  • Rahul @ MazaKaro September 4, 2010, 11:02 am

    Where is India’s. I think in india airtel is providing 10 MBPS plan. May be much higher also exists.

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    • Marko August 11, 2012, 2:36 pm

      Which city in India has the fastest internet connection?
      And what is the max speed for upload and download?

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      • Aashir Ahmed April 5, 2013, 8:05 pm

        Patna
        Upload speed: 32 Mb/s
        Download speed: 60 Mb/s

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  • Simrandeep Singh September 4, 2010, 2:54 pm

    I also want to know about maximum internet speed available. If anybody knows about it, do comment here.

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  • Tek3D September 5, 2010, 8:27 am

    This is an interesting topic. Internet speed at my location is 1.62 Mb/s but I’ve never reached this speed.

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  • Satyajit September 6, 2010, 5:10 am

    nice share bro…..gud info,i saw it in speedtest.net.
    Thanks for sharing… :)

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  • aatif September 6, 2010, 9:51 am

    Really interesting !!! i used 8 Mb/s speed at my location . :)

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    • sandy November 23, 2010, 7:02 pm

      not possible bro how can u got 8 MBps
      it must be 8 mbps or 8 Mbps
      got it u hav only 8 mega bit

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      • yahya April 17, 2011, 12:56 am

        Excuse me Sandy,
        I dont know where you are from but even in India
        anyone can have about 8-10 MBps speed with satcom
        the connection costs Rs.(INR symbol is not present)80k
        per year.
        I dont know installetion charges.
        To be genuine i dont have this connection, but one of
        mine friend had this, and he said its not too costly.

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  • Thewebtricks.com September 6, 2010, 5:49 pm

    really cool,indians[me too] don’t enjoy much internet speeds,only university wi-fiz are speedy,no speedy broadband available in north side[claimed speedy bradbands are not that much speedy]

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  • Raman December 18, 2010, 8:29 pm

    Recently scientist of japan became successful to reach a speed of 74mbps.
    In India maximum downloading speed is upto 21mbps provided by Tata Do Co Mo 3G.

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  • smorrissey January 25, 2011, 6:23 am

    2.56 TB is equivalent to 2621.44 GB not 40!

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  • soul August 31, 2011, 7:31 pm

    in India 16 MB is max. Its for business series… only in companies, it will be there, but it will be shared to many pcs and so each one gets around 512/256 kbps at min…

    In USA, 16 MB will be common one… everyone has min of 16 MB …

    1 movie via torrent will be downloaded within half an hour….so USA people are fast in tech updates and uploads… 😀

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    • Mihai May 2, 2012, 5:35 pm

      Hi guys,
      In Romania there is a provider-UPC- that offer a speed of 120 Mbps for about 15 euro/month.

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  • Abdullah October 11, 2011, 2:13 pm

    wow, this is amazing! to see Pakistan at 131th number, Lol. but i think its not true, because we have downloading speed of 5Mbps here in NUST..
    wish if our govt launch 3g! or they’re thinking about to go direct to 4G ! Lol.

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  • Usman May 12, 2012, 4:36 am

    So tru bro 5mbps is given by Naya tel fiber optic i een got 5.22mbps at my place

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  • uzair June 22, 2012, 9:07 pm

    in pakistan highest speed is 50mbps by ptcl i saw it on their website but its too costly

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  • Remon June 23, 2012, 8:56 am

    Interesting thread..
    But sucks for me, the max speed I ever reached was 70kb/s lol

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  • believe me July 26, 2012, 9:02 pm

    In my college in INDIA i usually get averagely 35 MBPS download speed and i get maximum of 54 MBPS

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  • Mahesh August 13, 2012, 8:22 pm

    Hey Guys i found something in the speedtest.com i got 50 mbps.

    and beam and other vendors providing 100mbps also.

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  • Raaj September 14, 2012, 7:21 pm

    What about saudi arabia and Dubai. Dubai launched 3G In april 2004. And i got maximum speed in saudi arabia 7.2 Mbps in 2006 via 3.5G network. In 2009 21.6 mbps and 42.2 mbps via 3.75G. In 2010 200mbps via fifth and 4G speed is around 150mbps. Saudi launched 4G on february 2010. But they are still not in the list coz they never show off of anything

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