Real-world connection speeds in the top 50 countries on the internet (countries with the most internet users). South Korea is still #1 by a wide margin, followed by Hong Kong and Japan. Romania ranks a remarkable #4 with 6.90 Mbps! Scandinavia ranks well, central Europe pretty well. The US is #12 with an average speed of 4.6 Mbps; the UK is #17 with 3.93 Mbps.