India has gained one spot in the global ranking for median mobile speeds and was at 117th position in July from 118th in June, a report said on Wednesday. Also Read - Mobile gaming advertisers witness 2x growth YoY in India: Report
However, India witnessed a slight decrease in median mobile download speeds, which is 13.41 Mbps from 14.00 Mbps in the previous month. Also Read - Chinese mobile firms plan to set up plants elsewhere amid India crackdown
According to the report by network intelligence and connectivity insights provider Ookla, India’s overall performance in median download speeds on fixed broadband also registered a slight dip from 48.11 Mbps in June to 48.03 Mbps in July. Also Read - 5G is coming to India. This is how to prepare for it.
But, the country is still two spots up in rank globally for overall median fixed broadband speeds, from 72nd in June to 70th in July, owing to the performances shown by other countries on the index.
As per the July Speedtest Global Index, Lebanon registered the highest rank increase, gaining 27 spots globally, with the UAE at rank 1 for overall global median mobile speeds.
For overall global fixed median speeds, Chile remains at the No.1 position, with Bhutan increasing by 22 spots and Mauritania up by 21 in rank globally.
Ookla’s Speedtest Global Index ranks mobile and fixed broadband speeds from around the world on a monthly basis.