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India saw a dip in mobile speeds in April

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : May 28, 2019, 11:22 am IST
Updated : May 28, 2019, 11:22 am IST

India’s rank dipped to 121 in mobile speeds globally, sustained its rank to 68 in fixed broadband.

The April Speedtest Global Index shows Norway at pole position in the world for mobile internet with an average download speed of 65.41 Mbps.
 The April Speedtest Global Index shows Norway at pole position in the world for mobile internet with an average download speed of 65.41 Mbps.

Ookla, the company behind Speedtest has released updates to its Speedtest Global Index for April 2019. As per the report, India's rank has remained at 68th position in fixed broadband speeds globally and has decreased in the ranking to 121 in mobile speeds. While India has maintained its position in fixed broadband with average download speeds of 29.25 Mbps, the country has witnessed a dip in mobile speeds with an average download speed of 10.71 Mbps.

As per Ookla’s announcement at the beginning of 2018, India spotted 67th rank for fixed broadband speeds and 109th for mobile internet speeds, globally. In absolute terms, India’s performance in mobile speeds has deteriorated from that of last year.

 

The April Speedtest Global Index shows Norway at pole position in the world for mobile internet with an average download speed of 65.41 Mbps. Singapore takes the top spot for fixed broadband with a 197.50 Mbps average download.

Ookla’s Speedtest Global Index compares internet speed data from around the world monthly. Data for the Index comes from the hundreds of millions of tests taken by real people using Speedtest every month. The company has 40 million active users in India conducting over 800,000 tests a day.

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