Global Internet Map, 2006


Global Internet Map, 2006


This poster of the Internet includes a world map with an inset map of Europe and Turkey,
as well as several graphs.

The countries are colored according to their international internet bandwidth in five categories:

  • > 1,000 Gbpswp.
  • 100-1,000 Gbps
  • 10-100 Gbps
  • 1-10
  • <1 Gbps

The main map also depicts inter-continental country-to-country internet routes
if the summed capacity exceeded 1,000 Mbps. The widths of the links are proportional to the total
international network capacity provisioned for common internet service.

The inset map of Europe and Turkey shows country-to-country internet routes.

There is also a schematic map showing Interregional Internet
Bandwidth, 2005 for Asia, U.S. and Canada, Europe, Africa, and Latin

For each country, the telephone code, internet code, and the number of internet hosts are also

Graphs with projections are also offered for:

  • International Internet Bandwidth Growth, 2000-2005
  • International Internet Traffic and Capacity, 2000-2005
    • Fast Growth Scenario
    • Slow Growth Scenario
  • Average Gigabit Ethernet IP Transit Price Declines (for Asia, Europe, and U.S.)


Produced by TeleGeography Research, a Research Division of PriMetrica, Inc.

Sponsored by VeriSign.

ISBN: 1-886142-64-5

“This work is based upon sources believed to be reliable, but the publisher does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of any information for any purpose and is not responsible for any errors or omissions. The political boundaries in this map are taken from authoritative sources and are believed to be accurate at the date of publication of this map.”

This map is in the collection of copyrighted maps of the Geosciences and Map Library, Fine Hall (B level), Princeton University.

Call number: MC G3201.P9.2006.T4


© 2006 PriMetrica, Inc. All rights reserved.


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