Hong Kong Now World Broadband Capital

Nielsen/Netratings reports that Hong Kong, with more than one million of its 2.4 million Internet users on broadband connections, is the city with the highest per capital broadband use, according to a story (paid-access web site) in the South China Morning Post. Broadband connections can be had for as little as HK$198 (US$25) per month in Hong Kong. The newspaper reports that the Geneva-based International Telecommunications Union predicts that nearly all Internet connections in the city will be broadband within two years.

South Korea, with 73% of its population on broadband, is the country with the highest per capital broadband penetration.