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Akamai: Italy leads way for mobile data attacks

22 OCT 2010

Content delivery platform company Akamai said that “more than half of the observed mobile attack traffic” recorded by its servers originated from three countries: Italy (25 percent), Brazil (18 percent) and Chile (7.5 percent). In its 2nd Quarter, 2010 State of the Internet report, the company also notes that it saw “a wide range in average mobile connection speeds,” with both the fastest (6.1 Mb/s) and the slowest (115 Kb/s) seen from mobile providers in Slovakia. Of the 109 mobile operators listed, 19 had average connection speeds of 2 Mb/s or above, up from 14 in the first quarter, with 29 more having average speeds of more than 1 Mb/s, up from 21.

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