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Our 2018 Global Internet Map Gives the Web a Splash of Color

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By Markus KrisetyaOct 24, 2018

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Our 2018 Global Internet Map is hot off the press.

This technicolor edition tracks global capacity, traffic, and pricing data, as well as global user figures and the most-connected ISPs. Keep scrolling to see for yourself.

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The 2018 map includes:

Main Projection

  • Intra- and inter-regional internet bandwidth
  • Metro-to-metro area internet bandwidth
  • Metro area internet bandwidth
  • Top 50 metro areas ranked

Capacity

  • Hubs: Top 10 hub cities (as ranked by international capacity) and their highest capacity links.
  • Global Capacity: Total growth of international capacity.
  • Growth: Five-year compound annual growth rates of international capacity from select cities.

Traffic

  • Global Traffic: Average and peak traffic growth on international links.
  • Utilization: Peak utilization by region.

Users

  • Fixed Broadband: Broadband subscribers and household penetration rates in over 200 countries.
  • Server Locations: Server location as percentage of top websites requested by users in each region.
  • Mobile Subscribers: Forecasted mobile subscribers by technology.

Prices

  • IP Transit: Median monthly price per Mbps for 10GigE IP transit and three-year compound annual growth rates in select cities.

Providers

  • Top Providers: Top 50 most connected ISPs.
  • Share: Top upstream providers of downstream ASNs.
  • Sectors: Upstream providers ranked by number of transit customers within industry verticals.

Infrastructure

  • Internet Exchanges: Aggregate number of internet exchanges present in select cities.
  • AWS Cloud Infrastructure: AWS Regions and Availability Zones.

Special thanks to our sponsor Amazon Web Services for making this map possible.

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