India’s fixed broadband download speeds continued to grow and average speeds reached 62.45Mbps in August 2021, global internet speed tracker Ookla announced. According to its Speedtest Global Index for August 2021, India’s global ranking remained unchanged at 68th position while its highest average speed was recorded. However, the 62.45Mbps fixed broadband download speed is still lower than the 110.24Mbps global download speed (average) as of August 2021. Singapore topped with an average fixed broadband download speed of 262.20 Mbps, followed by Hong Kong (254.50 Mbps), Monaco (242.89 Mbps), Switzerland (222.00 Mbps) and Thailand (221.00 Mbps).
Notably, Ookla noted that India’s overall performance in mobile download speeds registered a marginal increase from 17.77 Mbps in July 2021 to 17.96 Mbps. However, in the global rankings for mobile speed, the country still dropped four places, from 122 to 126, due to the improved performance shown by countries such as Uzbekistan, Colombia, Belarus and Cte d’Ivoire. In Ookla’s mobile internet speed list, the United Arab Emirates tops the list with an average download speed of 195.52 Mbps, followed by South Korea (192.16 Mbps), Norway (173.54 Mbps), Qatar (169.17 Mbps), and China (163.45 Mbps). is the location of.
India’s neighboring countries like Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal are not far away in the mobile download speed list. Pakistan outperformed India in the mobile internet list by registering an average download speed of 19.79 Mbps in August 2021 – Rank 120. However, the country fared poorly in the fixed broadband list by registering only 13.50 Mbps average download speed. Sri Lanka’s mobile download speed stood at 16.02Mbps, just four places below India. Just like Pakistan, its fixed broadband speed is less than 26.05Mbps. Nepal’s average mobile download and fixed broadband download speeds were 20.90 Mbps and 30.49 Mbps, respectively, showing a similar trend to that of Pakistan and Sri Lanka. China’s fixed broadband download speed is well ahead of its southern neighbors at 193.15Mbps.
Ookla’s Speedtest Global Index compares speedtest data from around the world every month. The data for the Global Index comes from hundreds of millions of tests performed by real people using Speedtest each month to test their Internet performance.