Mobile internet speed: Pakistan ahead of India and other South Asian nations

Mobile internet speed: Pakistan ahead of India and other South Asian nations
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LAHORE – Ookla has released its November edition of the Speedtest Global Index, and surprisingly Pakistan fares well.

Out of 122 countries, the South Asian country is ranked 89th for mobile internet speed, ahead of Nepal, Sri Lanka and archrival India, which stands at 109th spot.

Ookla said that it analyses the performance of the Internet in every country based on consumer-initiated tests taken by real people using Speedtest.

Currently Norway has the fastest mobile network with an average speed of 62.66 mbps, followed by Netherlands with 53.01 mbps, Iceland with 52.78 mbps, Singapore with 51.50 mbps and Malta in the fifth spot with 50.46 mbps.

China has a speed of 31.22 mbps, Pakistan with 13.08 mbps is ranked 89th even after slipping three positions, Myanmar has a speed of 11.72 mbps, Nepal has 10.97 mbps, Sri Lanka has 9.32 mbps, and India has 8.80 mbps.

When it comes to broadband speed, Singapore leads the way with 153.85 mbps, followed by Iceland with 147.51 mbps, Hong Kong with 133.94 mbps, South Korea with 127.45 mbps and Romania on the fifth spot with 104.46 mbps.

China is ranked 23rd with 61.24 mbps, Sri Lanka has 19.26 mbps, Bangladesh has 16.14 mbps, Nepal has 14.05 mbps and Pakistan on the 126th spot with 6.13 mbps.

Ookla is the global leader in broadband testing, network diagnostic applications and data, with products including Speedtest.net, NetGauge and NetMetrics.

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