Mobile and fixed broadband internet speeds in India are showing an upward trend in June, according to Ookla’s Speedtest Global Index. The average mobile download speed in the country increased by 16.3 percent to 17.84 Mbps from 15.34 Mbps in May. With mobile internet, the average fixed broadband internet speed in the country increased by 4.53 percent to 58.17 Mbps from 55.65 Mbps. Both mobile and fixed broadband internet speeds for June were the country’s highest speeds on the global index.
Data for June is available on the Speedtest Global Index
Data for June available on the Speedtest Global Index shows that India has climbed six places to 122nd position in mobile download speeds and three points to 70th in fixed broadband download speeds. Ookla said the country has topped the global rankings in terms of mobile internet speed for the third time in a row and overall mobile download speeds have improved steadily over the past two months.
Mobile Internet speeds in June
According to Speedtest data released by Ookla,
the average mobile download speed of 17.84 Mbps in the country made for an annual increase of 46.71 percent from 12.16 Mbps in June 2020. The average mobile upload speed in the country also increased by 18.85 percent to 5.17 Mbps in June 2021 from 4.35 Mbps in the same month last year. It grew 2.38 percent from 5.05 Mbps in May.
Apart from mobile download and upload speeds, the average latency rate in the country on mobile networks declined to 48 milliseconds in June from 50 milliseconds in May. The average jitter rate also fell five milliseconds from 48 milliseconds in May to 43 milliseconds in June.
Globally, the Speedtest Global Index by Ookla shows
that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) maintained its lead with an average mobile download speed of 193.51Mbps, followed by South Korea at 180.48Mbps. When it comes to mobile internet speed compared to the previous month’s record, Oman has registered the highest increase of 26 places in the subcontinent. This southeastern coastal country rose to the 15th spot in the global rankings.
Fixed broadband speeds in June
Coming to fixed broadband, June Speedtest data shows that the average download speed in India in June 2021 is 58.17Mbps.