The US-based technology market research organization Strategy Analytics discovered that the United States and Singapore have an internet user rate of 88% and 60%, respectively.
In Korea, this number is as high as 95%. Strategy Analytics explains that Seoul, a city of more than 20 million inhabitants (including its satellite cities), is a giant internet hotspot that offers cheap wireless internet connections virtually anywhere in the city, and praises Korea for its high connection rate.
UN Survey 2008, 2012
Mori Foundation Japan, 2012
World Bank 2012
World City Competitiveness Report (Social Science Center, China)
A.T.Kearney and Foreign Policy Magazine 2012
For three consecutive years (2010-12) UIA 2012