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This Southeast Asian country has the world’s fastest internet

Residents in Buffalo may have felt a reason to gripe in recent days, when separate analyses — from technology firm Ookla as well as The Buffalo News — found that internet speeds there rank among the slowest in the country. As with any comparison, of course, it’s good to keep in mind that while the grass might seem greener elsewhere, things can also always be worse. A new analysis of internet speeds and the cost people pay for connectivity around the world published by UK-based site Compare the Market shows how much service varies around the world, which will give some people reason to be jealous or satisfied — depending on where you live. So if you regularly lament the slowness of your internet connectivity, give thanks you ...