Malaysia has been ranked 102nd out of 152 countries in Internet download speed.
102nd? That is about right.
We are behind Singapore (31), Thailand (63), Philippines (90). Check out the rankings based on speedtest.net data here.
Internet connections for downloading websites hosted abroad have been excruciatingly slow of late. At least, that’s my experience. From what I hear, it is another one of those so-called cable faults.
A lot of people are probably growing old in front of their computers. (Picture a skeleton in front of the PC, fiddling with the mouse.)
So much for the billions wasted on the Multimedia Super Corridor, Cyberjaya and what-have-you. Another colossal failure by the Mahathir adminstration in focusing on buildings and property development in these areas instead of improving connectivity and narrowing the digital divide across the nation.