4: Romania

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4: Romania

Many citizens of Romania didn't wait on the government or telecom service providers to provide broadband access. Instead, Romanians strung fiber optic cables, which deliver high-speed Web connections, between buildings and trees, according to a blog post by Yankee Group vice-president Camille Mendler.

Greater than 5 Mbps: 40%
5-10 Mbps: 28%
10-15 Mbps: 7%
15-20 Mbps: 2%
20-25 Mbps: 1%
Greater than 25 Mbps: 2%