Ranking drops

Australia ranked 50th in the world in terms of broadband connectivity (above 4Mbps) last quarter, down six positions from the previous quarter. But broadband accounted for 41 per cent of connections - a 25 per cent increase quarter-on-quarter, according to Akamai Technologies' State of the Internet report out last week.

Australia ranked 50th in the world in terms of broadband connectivity (above 4Mbps) last quarter, down six positions from the previous quarter. But broadband accounted for 41 per cent of connections - a 25 per cent increase quarter-on-quarter, according to Akamai Technologies' State of the Internet report out last week.

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