Attributing to the massive surge in internet usage in Indian due to the continuing lockdown, India has dropped three ranks to 132nd position on Ookla’s Speedtest Global Index for mobile broadband speed in April 2020.
Based on hundreds of millions of tests taken by real people using Speedtest every month, India registered an average mobile broadband download speed of 9.81 Mbps. Whereas mobile broadband upload speed averaged at 3.98 Mbps.
Not comparing based on the availability and cost of data, but purely based on speed our neighbouring countries like Nepal (111), Bangladesh (130) and Pakistan (112) are being ranked ahead of us.
The global average mobile broadband download speed is around 30.89 Mbps. While the global average mobile broadband upload speed is at 10.50Mbps in April. South Korea topped the list with an average mobile broadband download speed of 88.01 Mbps. Whereas Afghanistan ranked the last at 139th position with a mobile broadband download speed of 6.02 Mbps.
71st Rank in Fixed Broadband
In the fixed broadband index, India has maintained its 71st position in April. We got an average fixed broadband download speed of 35.84 Mbps and an upload speed of 32.36 Mbps.
On Ookla’s Fixed Broadband Speed Index, Singapore topped the chart with an average fixed broadband download speed of 198.46 Mbps and an upload speed of 207.17 Mbps. Last in the list is Turkmenistan (174th position) with an average fixed broadband download speed of 2.64 Mbps and upload speed of 2.33 Mbps.