The reason Swedish is difficult is that it’s a tonal language, which is a very rare thing when it comes to the Indoeuropan languages. Almost no one seems aware of this, however, so that fact is not taught, and without knowing that, it becomes ten times more difficult. Also, Welcome to Sweden is about as funny as 2 Broke Girls, but with far fewer actual jokes. That is not a compliment.
11 is just plain wrong. Most of Europe has more and faster Wifi than the US could ever dream of.