Broadband users in 30 of the world's most developed countries are getting greatly differing speeds and prices, according to a report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The OECD report says that 60% of its member countries net users are currently on broadband.
The report by OECD said that those countries which switched to fibre networks, had the best speeds at the lowest prices. In Japan net users have 100Mbps lines, 10 times higher than the OECD average. Japan's price for broadband per megabit per second is the lowest in the OECD at US$ 0.22 (0.11p), said the report. The most expensive broadband price is in Turkey at US$ 81.13 (