India drops 7 spots in fixed broadband speeds in Aug globally
New Delhi: India fell seven places in overall average fixed broadband speeds globally, from 71st place in July to 78th in August, a report showed on Tuesday.
However, the country still maintains its global ranking of average mobile speeds at 117th, according to network intelligence and connectivity insights provider Ookla.
Overall, the country saw a slight increase in average mobile download speeds from 13.41 Mbps to 13.52 Mbps and overall fixed average download speeds from 48 .04 Mbps to 48.29 in August.
According to the August Speedtest Global Index, Brazil registered the highest ranking increase, reaching 14 places globally with Norway in the top spot for overall average mobile speeds globally.
As for the overall global fixed average speed, Palestine registered the highest increase in the ranking, reaching 27 places with Singapore at number 1 for the global fixed average speed.
In July, India earned a spot in the global ranking of average mobile speeds, reaching 117th place from 118th in June.
However, India has seen the average download speed on mobile devices drop slightly, to 13.41 Mbps compared to 14.00 Mbps in the previous month.
Ookla’s Speedtest Global Index ranks fixed and mobile broadband speeds from around the world on a monthly basis.