India Climbs 26 Spots Globally in Mobile Download Speed
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India Climbs 26 Spots Globally in Mobile Download Speed

India has jumped 26 spots globally in case of median mobile speeds, from rank 105th in November 2022 to rank 79th in December 2022, said a report by Ookla.

Ookla released an update on the Speedtest Global Index for the month of December 2022. In its report, the network intelligence and connectivity insights provider said median mobile download speeds in India increased from 18.26 Mbps in November to 25.29 Mbps in December. However, the country fell in overall median fixed broadband speeds category to 81st position from 80th. Its performance in fixed median download speeds witnessed a slight increase from 49.11 Mbps in November to 49.14 Mbps in December.

Qatar led the chart for global median mobile speeds. Rwanda leapt 47 spots and Burkina Faso jumped 22 spots in their ranks globally. Singapore gained the top position in fixed broadband download speeds.

In October, India recorded a 13-month high in mobile and fixed broadband download speed. Moreover, in November last year, it had recorded the highest median mobile download speed, from 16.50 Mbps in October to 18.26 Mbps in November.

Reliance Jio recently recorded almost 600 Mbps median download speed on its 5G network in Delhi, while the country’s overall 5G speed hit 500 Mbps as it rolled out 5G services in October.