India drops 3 places in mobile internet speed rankings and fares better in fixed broadband speed

According to Ookla’s Speedtest Global Index, India slipped three places in the global mobile median speed rankings as it showed improved performance on fixed broadband metrics.

According to Ookla, in June 2022, India recorded median mobile download speeds of 14 Mbps, which was a little lower than the 14.28 Mbps recorded in May 2022.

“This decrease in download speeds moved the country to 118th position in June from 115th in May 2022,” Ookla said in a statement.

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That said, India’s median fixed broadband download speeds marked an improvement to 48.11 Mbps in June 2022 from 47.86 Mbps the previous month.

This pushed the country’s world ranking three notches higher, to 72nd in June 2022 from 75th in May 2022.

“According to June’s Global Speedtest Index, Norway continues to hold the top spot for overall global median mobile speeds, while Chile regained its No. 1 position from Singapore, which landed in second place for all of the world’s fixed broadband speeds,” he said.

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Papua New Guinea and Gabon recorded the highest growth in mobile download speeds and fixed broadband speeds respectively in June 2022.

The Ookla Index compares Speedtest data from around the world every month.

“The Global Index data comes from hundreds of millions of tests performed by real people using Speedtest each month to test their internet performance,” he said.

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