Best public WiFi: Singapore only Asian country in top 20
By Digital News Asia December 19, 2014
- Public hotspots in 172 countries worldwide evaluated
- Majority of top 20 from Europe, Canada and US scrape through
SINGAPORE was the only Asian country that made it into the top 20 list of countries with the best public WiFi, according to WiFi and 3G/4G watchdog Rotten WiFi.
Rotten WiFi users measured and evaluated the quality of public hotspots in 172 countries worldwide, testing hundreds of networks. The collected data revealed Top 20 countries with best public WiFi.
The majority of countries in the Top 20 are located in Europe, with a couple in the Americas and only one in Asia, Rotten WiFi said in a statement.
The leading position is taken by Lithuania with an average download speed of 15.4 Mbps and upload speed of 14.17 Mbps, not far behind Croatia with an average download of speed 14.05 Mbps and upload speed of 11.21 Mbps.
Regarding clients’ satisfaction rank, it is 4 or 5 points out of 10, based on NPS (Net Promoter Score) method.
Although the fastest and slowest average download speeds differ by almost three times, users’ evaluations vary only by one point, showing that public WiFi needs in every country are diverse, Rotten WiFi said.
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