Nearly 80 percent of countries have better hotel Wi-Fi than the U.S.
About 80% of the top 50 most frequently tested countries on hotelwifitest have better quality Wi-Fi than the U.S.
As the conversation about hotel Wi-Fi continues querying whether or not it’s available and free at a property, some hotels forget free Wi-Fi means nothing if connection speeds don’t resemble elite marathon runners.
And apparently the race isn’t on at American hotels, since about 80% of the top 50 most frequently tested countries on hotelwifitest have better quality Wi-Fi than the U.S. The U.S. sits at number 40, behind Brazil, China, and Russia, (among others) but ahead of France and Spain. Hotels in more than 4,000 cities around the world have Wi-Fi test results on the site, with 241 hotels in Manhattan and 83 in San Francisco alone showing results.
The U.S. score is 35.9% for hotelwifitest’s rankingwhich considers all tests since the site was founded in 2013. The New York Hilton Midtown’s average tested speed is 16.2 megabits per second (Mbps) and The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park is 1.2 Mbps, for example.