Akamai connectivity report (June 2017) pages 12 and 24 shows the US ranking 10th worldwide and Canada 20th compared on average download speeds:
Comparing the cost of a 25Mb/s, Canada is in the top 5 countries of most expensive broadband (OECD June 2017)
(OECD Fixed Broadband basket, High user, including 200 GB / month, 25 Mbps and above, June 2017)
The CRTC publishes a report written by Nordcity telecom consulting which corroborates the findings of the OECD:
- Fixed Broadband Internet: In the Fixed Broadband Internet category, Canada ranked third highest in pricing in the Level 1 and Level 3 service baskets, fourth in the Level 2 service basket and second in the Level 4 and Level 5 service baskets.
The Globe and Mail has published an article based on the Nordcity/CRTC report which can be found here