Average Internet speed and broadband adoption in South America

For people looking to connect with others in South America, here’s an overview of the average Internet connection speeds, narrowband adoption, broadband adoption and Internet speed compared to others worldwide.

The below are listed by speed or adoption, with the charts sourced by Akamai.  Click a country link for information about having an Odysen solution for the respective locations, including the languages, solution examples and other relevant blog articles.

Average Internet Connection Speed

Over the last few years everyone has been generally increasing or even doubling their connection speeds.South America Average Internet Speed

Narrowband Adoption, < 256 kbps

Pretty much less South America Narrowband Adoptionthan 10% for everyone as people move to different types of broadband.

  • Bolivia, ~15%
  • Below 5%: Everyone else including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.

Broadband Adoption, >4 Mbps

Areas increasing local South America Broadband Adoptionbandwidth, the adoption percentage of people connecting to the Internet over 4 Mbps.

  • At ~15%: This includes Ecuador, Chile, Brazil, Colombia and Argentina.
  • Less than 5%: Including Bolivia, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.

Compared to others worldwide

How the leader in South America compared to others worldwideSouth America, Chile, compares with a few other locations in the world.

  • South Korea
  • US
  • Mexico
  • Chile
  • South Africa
  • India

If interested in having your own networks with others in South America, you can consider using an Odysen solution. Some of the highlights include:

  • Multiple Networks: Have separate networks for different groups, helping to keep content focused for each.
  • Useful Applications: Use actions for a project, schedule events, add notes, share contact information, share different types of files including office files in documents, photos in Images, music recordings in audio and videos, share websites, blogs in a news reader and use different applications for feedback and staying informed of changes.
  • Economical: Get started for free with the Basic plan, more active users can upgrade to Premium for extra features and storage, for only $1.99 USD a month.
  • Support: For help getting started, asking a question, reporting a problem or suggesting a new feature, let us know and we’ll be happy to help.

Learn more about having a network with others in South America, including using the applications, languages available for each location, solution examples and other relevant blog articles.

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