India jumps ahead with average mobile speeds of 25.29 Mbps in December: Ookla

Ookla, a leading network intelligence and insights company, has released its latest Speedtest Global Index report for December 2022. According to the data shared by Ookla, India has moved up several positions in the global average mobile speeds chart and is now at the 79th position with Speed ​​of 25.29 Mbps. In the previous month, November 2022, India’s median mobile speed recorded by Ookla was 18.26 Mbps, ranking India 105th.

Fixed broadband speeds

However, India dropped one spot in the world ranking for total fixed median broadband speeds, from the 80th in November to the 81st in December. Fixed median download speeds in India improved slightly from 49.11 Mbps in November to 49.14 Mbps in December.

Global charts

Qatar tops the list for global median mobile speeds, according to December’s Speedtest Global Index, while Burkina Faso rose 22 places in the global ranking. Rwanda has moved up 47 positions in the global fixed broadband download speed ranking, while Singapore is now number one.

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The Ookla Speedtest Global Index is a monthly report that ranks countries and territories by their internet speed. The index is based on data collected by Ookla. The data is collected from users who use the Ookla Speedtest app or visit the Speedtest website. The index measures the average download and upload speeds for fixed broadband, mobile broadband and fixed wireless internet.

5G deployments in India

While Indian telcos deploy Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio 5G Networking across the country, median mobile speeds are expected to rise, moving India higher. Currently, Airtel 5G is available in 52 cities and Jio 5G is available in 183 cities.