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Scream if you want to go faster: New Brunswick sets the fastest Internet record

According to the fixed speeds in December 2022-2023, New Brunswick registered a median download speed of 191.23 Mbps, making it the fastest province in terms of Internet speed.

BT said the cut in staff numbers was in part due to the completion of the roll out of its fibre optic broadband internet network
BT said the cut in staff numbers was in part due to the completion of the roll out of its fibre optic broadband internet network - Copyright AFP/File STR
BT said the cut in staff numbers was in part due to the completion of the roll out of its fibre optic broadband internet network - Copyright AFP/File STR

The latest Internet speed record has been set for Canada in New Brunswick. This feat has been picked up by ZenShield Technology Expert Steffan Black, who observes: “Digital speed and performance are the backbones of the future of our digital infrastructure, and New Brunswick is leading the way.”

The Canadian province of New Brunswick has set a new milestone in digital prowess, overriding all other provinces with its blazing-fast Internet speed.

According to the fixed speeds in December 2022-2023, New Brunswick registered a median download speed of 191.23 Mbps, making it the fastest province in terms of Internet speed.

In December 2023, New Brunswick emerged as the Canadian province with the highest Internet speed, clocking in at 36 Mbps. It has taken the magnitude of technological speed and capacity to an entirely different level.

If fast downloading is not impressive enough, then consider the median upload speed – an exceptionally high 52.50 Mbps. This makes the province a powerhouse for data transfer, enabling instantaneous information swapping, high-speed online gaming, and seamless buffering of high-resolution videos.

The province also recorded a median latency of just 9 milliseconds, setting a new benchmark in responsiveness.

Black adds: “The extraordinary speeds achieved by New Brunswick are game-changers. They redefine the boundaries of what’s possible in our digital age.”

Why do fast Internet speeds matter?

  • Fast internet speeds facilitate a better digital experience, improving productivity and efficiency.
  • It opens up endless possibilities – from empowering remote working to simplifying 4K streaming, from augmenting AI capabilities to enhancing IoT performance.
  • Leading the way in internet speed, New Brunswick is poised to attract tech enterprises and budding entrepreneurs, fostering economic growth.

The achievement by New Brunswick is also a testament to Canada’s commitment to digital excellence. fast Internet performance in this province, along with the city of Crossfield, Alberta, reinforces Canada’s place on the global digital innovation map.

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Dr. Tim Sandle is Digital Journal's Editor-at-Large for science news. Tim specializes in science, technology, environmental, business, and health journalism. He is additionally a practising microbiologist; and an author. He is also interested in history, politics and current affairs.

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