Recently Akamai Technologies, Inc. published survey data gathered from the Akamai Internet platform, which carries between 15-30 percent of the world’s web traffic at any one time. This website traffic survey related data was for the 1st quarter 2011 and showed that India was ranked #7 globally for attack traffic origination, and was the source of 3.8 percent of the world’s observed attack traffic.
Sanjay Singh, Managing Director – India, Akamai Technologies, said, “Our global platform of nearly 100,000 servers, in 74 countries, across 1000+ networks, provides us with a unique vantage point of Internet adoption in India and allows us to compare data with other developing and developed countries. The number of unique IP addresses connecting to our platform from India grew by 21 percent in Q1.”
Some other internet related data for India is: In the first quarter of 2011, approximately 7 million unique IP addresses from India connected to the Akamai Internet platform. This equates to 6 unique IPs per 1,000 people on average and represents 21 percent more IP addresses than connected in the fourth quarter of 2010.
In the first quarter of 2011, the average connection speed from India was 0.8 Mbps, growing at 0.7 percent quarter over quarter. The percentage of narrowband connections from India (speeds below 256 kbps) was at 35 percent, while the percentage of broadband connections (speeds above 2 Mbps) was at 4.9 percent.
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To Your Success on the World Wide Web,
Mark “The Web Traffic Reporter” Brown