Posts Tagged: Internet speed

How’s Southeast Asia performing in the internet speed race? (INFOGRAPHIC)

According to a new infographic released by ASEAN DNA, Southeast Asia’s average internet speed is currently 12.4 Mbps.

  • April 21, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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China Unicom Ups Beijing Broadband Speeds

Beijing may be China’s capital, but as we saw last month, it’s still not winning any races when it comes to internet speed. But ...

  • May 17, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Are Schools Holding Back Chinese Web Innovators?

As someone who spent some time at a Chinese college myself, I was interested today to run across this weibo post written by Youmi founder Wa...

  • December 21, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Allods Online Launches in China Tomorrow, Some Lucky Gamers to Win Free Intertubes

After earlier concerns that the free-to-play MMORPG Allods Online might be banned in China, the game will actually launch in the country tom...

  • August 29, 2012
  • at 1:45 pm
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State Council’s Plan for China 2015: 3G Everywhere, 100 Mbps Broadband

China’s powerful State Council released a report yesterday that addresses, among many other things, its plans for the development of t...

  • July 18, 2012
  • at 11:14 am
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China Unicom Ups 3G Speeds to 42 Mbps, But We Have Our Doubts

China Unicom has been upping its 3G speed right and left recently, adding HSPA+ support that supposedly raised connection speeds to a possib...

  • July 12, 2012
  • at 12:04 pm
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Is China’s Internet Fast?

The question has come up recently in expat discussions on Twitter, inspired in part by this excellent post by James Fallows. Obviously, ever...

  • May 30, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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China Mobile’s 4G TD-LTE Network is Really Fast

We’ve written quite a bit about the testing of China Mobile’s 4G TD-LTE network that’s currently underway in Guangzhou and...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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MIIT Official Says China’s Slow Internet Puts Government, Telecoms Under Intense Pressure

It’s no secret that China’s internet is pretty slow. Looking at the numbers makes it clear, and the message is struck home every...

  • April 25, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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China’s average internet speed jumped 33 percent in 2013, but it’s still pretty slow

Internet speeds in China have historically remained sluggish, though the country has been making steady strides in improving online connecti...

  • February 12, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Qihoo Report Breaks Down China’s Average Internet Speed by Province

Ever wonder where the fastest internet in China is? According to a new report released by Qihoo 360, the answer is Shanghai. In fact, the re...

  • April 19, 2013
  • at 10:19 am
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China’s Broadband Speeds Show Shanghai Zooming Ahead [INFOGRAPHIC]

Regular readers will know that China is aiming for 100 Mbps broadband in some regions by 2015. But for now, most Chinese web users spend a l...

  • September 20, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Beijing Says Total 20 Mbps Broadband Coverage Coming By Year’s End

Yesterday, Beijing authorities (including the committee that manages telecommunications and the committee that manages housing) held a meeti...

  • July 24, 2012
  • at 11:29 am
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China’s Provinces Ranked By Internet Speed

The internet isn’t particularly fast anywhere in China, but if you’re looking for a fast connection, all provinces are not creat...

  • July 16, 2012
  • at 4:45 pm
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Student Sets Off Firecrackers to Protest Crappy Internet Connection

We’ve all felt the frustration of a bad internet connection from time to time. But when the internet on one part of campus at a colleg...

  • June 1, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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Chinese Broadband Users Complain of Slow Connection Speeds, Terrible Customer Service

Life for an internet addict can be tough if you’re living somewhere where the fastest available internet connection is 4 Mbps. But it&...

  • May 22, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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MIIT Reveals Plan for China’s Internet in 2015: Fast Connections, Big Money

Are you ready to gaze into the future? OK, are you ready to gaze into the future as predicted by China’s Ministry of Industry and Info...

  • May 4, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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MIIT Sets Target for China’s Broadband Growth: 50% of Users on 4 Mbps Connections in 2012

Since late last year, broadband speed in China — especially in major cities — has been a hot topic of conversation, and ISPs hav...

  • April 3, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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