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July 21, 2017

The Countries With the Best Public Wi-Fi

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Looking for a top destination for meetings and events with good connectivity? Internet-based communications hub Ooma has released a report on the world’s hottest destinations with the best public Wi-Fi. 

The United States was only number 20 on the list of countries with the best public Wi-Fi, behind Canada, Portugal and Sweden. Lithuania led the list, followed by Croatia and Estonia. Here’s a look at the entire top 20:

Top 20 Counties With the Fastest Public Wi-Fi

  1. Lithuania (15.4 Mbps)
  2. Croatia (14.05 Mbps)
  3. Estonia (13.75 Mbps)
  4. Ireland (11.43 Mbps)
  5. Romania (11.32 Mbps)
  6. United Kingdom (10.97 Mbps)
  7. Denmark (10.52 Mbps)
  8. Hungary (10.37 Mbps)
  9. Belgium (10.07 Mbps)
  10. Slovenia (9.72 Mbps)
  11. Bulgaria (9.67 Mbps)
  12. Singapore (9.49 Mbps)
  13. Finland (8.69 Mbps)
  14. Switzerland (8.67 Mbps)
  15. Latvia (8.46 Mbps)
  16. Germany (7.96 Mbps)
  17. Sweden (7.90 Mbps)
  18. Portugal (7.43 Mbps)
  19. Canada (7.16 Mbps)
  20. U.S.A. (6.89 Mbps)

The report also examined countries with the best and worst overall Internet connection speeds. 

Top 5 Countries With the Fastest Overall Internet Connection Speeds

  1. South Korea
  2. Norway
  3. Hong Kong
  4. Sweden
  5. Switzerland

Top 5 Countries With the Slowest Overall Internet Connection Speeds

  1. Venezuela
  2. Paraguay
  3. Namibia
  4. Bolivia
  5. Nigeria

Ooma ranked public Wi-Fi by comparing average download speeds in Mbps. Overall Internet access comparisons included both private and public access. 

Ooma is an Internet-based communications hub that lets users make calls oversees via Wi-Fi networks. Travelers with the Ooma home phone service and companion mobile app can route calls overseas by simply downloading the Ooma mobile app and connecting to Wi-Fi. 

Visit www.ooma.com

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