Ookla Speedtest Global Index: India ranked behind Pakistan, Nepal in Global Mobile Data Speeds in Sep, but not for fixed line
India has been ranked 131st on Ookla's Speedtest Global Index for mobile Internet speeds and placed 70th on the index for fixed broadband speeds in the month of September.
India has been ranked 131st on Ookla's Speedtest Global Index for mobile Internet speeds and placed 70th on the index for fixed broadband speeds in the month of September. This means that the country has slipped two positions since last month in the mobile Internet speed department. The country registered an average download speed of 12.07Mbps. On the fixed broadband speed front, India gained two spots with average download speeds of 46.47Mbps and has been ranked 70th.
In both these cases, India's numbers are well below the global average Internet speeds, with neighbouring countries such as Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, ranking higher in the mobile department.
The numbers are also very low when compared to global average. India's average mobile download speed stands at 12.07Mbps which is significantly lower than the global average of 35.26Mbps. The country has also witnessed a drop of two points when compared to August's figures and is now placed at the 131st spot out of the total 138 countries.
The country's average mobile upload speed is at 4.31Mbps and latency is 52ms. The global average of mobile upload speed is 11.22Mbps and average latency is 42ms.
Among the neighbouring countries, China is on the second spot with average mobile download speed of 113.35Mbps, Sri Lanka is ranked 102nd with 19.95Mbps, Pakistan occupies the 116th rank with 17.13Mbps, and Nepal holds the 117th position with 17.12Mbps. Bangladesh fared badly, however, and is ranked at 133 with 10.76Mbps average mobile download speed.
For fixed line broadband Internet speeds, India is placed 70th out of 175 nations, above most neighbouring countries. India had an average download speed of 46.47Mbps while China was placed at the 20th spot with 138.66Mbps, Sri Lanka is ranked 94th with 31.42Mbps, Bangladesh holds the 98th position with 29.85Mbps, Nepal ranks 113th with 22.36Mbps, and Pakistan is at 159th position with 10.10Mbps.
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