Pakistan ranked ahead of India in Mobile broadband speed
ISLAMABAD - According to the latest edition of Ookla’s Speedtest Global Index link, Pakistan has a better mobile broadband as compared to India despite there been concerns over the efforts to get people online in the country. Mobile Broadband
Pakistan has been ranked at 96th place for mobile internet, ahead of India which grabbed the 109th spot in the June’s edition of the global internet speed test. It must be noted that Pakistan has dropped five places from the previous month’s rankings, while India has improved its position by 4 places.
Pakistan’s download speed of 14.03 Mbps was well below the global average of 23.54 Mbps while India scored 9.12 Mbps. The average upload speed for mobile broadband was recorded at 9.28 Mbps while Pakistan scored 8.58 Mbps and India’s upload speed was recorded at 3.62 Mbps. Top 10
Qatar has snatched the first spot from Norway in the June’s edition of global rankings. Rank Change in Rank Country Download Speed 1 +1 Qatar 63.22 2 -1 Norway 62.14 3 +2 UAE 54.67 4 – Singapore 53.53 5 -2 Iceland 52.39 6 – Netherlands 51.83 7 +2 Canada 50.75 8 -1 Australia 50.52 9 -1 Hungary 48.81 10 – Belgium 48.24
When it comes to fixed broadband, India is well ahead of the neighbours; ranked 62nd (up by 5 places from previous month) in the world out of 133 countries as compared to Pakistan’s 122 (dropping 2 places).
The top position belonged to Singapore with a stupendous downloading speed of 180.57 Mbps as compared to the global average of 46.25 Mbps. The average upload speed was 22.47 Mbps.
The download and upload speeds for Pakistan were 7.55 and 5.29 Mbps respectively compared to India’s 23.47 and 18.48 Mbps.