Fixed Broadband Download Speeds in India Recover to March Speeds

Mobile download speeds continued to remain flat in India

By June 9th, 2020 AT 12:14 PM

The mean fixed broadband download speeds in India are on par with the pre-COVID lockdown levels registered in the first week of March, latest Ookla report reveals. The company in a report on Monday said that India recorded a mean fixed broadband download speed of 38.64 Mbps during the week of June 1 to June 7. According to the data available on Ookla, India registered a mean fixed broadband download speed of 38.66 Mbps during the week of March 2 considered by Ookla as the peak week.

Fixed Broadband Download Speeds Recover to Pre-COVID Lockdown Levels

In India, the mean fixed broadband download speeds have dipped since mid March with the country recording its lowest speeds of 32.88 Mbps during the week of March 23. While the speeds have improved since the week of March 23, the lowest since December, the data recorded in the week of June 1 matches with that of early March levels.

The data is similar on a global scale with Ookla registering a mean fixed broadband download speed of 77.07 Mbps during the week of June 1. Ookla data reveals that the speeds represent an 1% increase since the peak week of March 2.

Lebanon tops the charts with the country recording an 141% increase in mean fixed broadband download speeds since the peak week of March 2. The country registered mean fixed broadband download speed of 17.71 Mbps during the week of June 1 to June 7.

Several other countries recorded over 30% increase in the mean fixed broadband download speeds in the week of June 1 including Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar and Taiwan.

Mobile Download Speeds in India Remain Flat

Meanwhile, the mean mobile download speeds in India continued to remain flat when comparing the week of June 1 to the prior week of May 25. According to Ookla, India registered a mean mobile download speed of 12.05 Mbps during the week of June 1, representing a 3% increase since the peak week of March 2.

Further, Ookla recorded the mobile download speed of 34.65 Mbps during the week of June 1 as the global mean speed representing an 6% increase since the peak week of March 2.

Trinidad and Tobago continued its position at the top with the country recording a mean mobile download speed of 37.75 Mbps during the week of June 1. According to Ookla, the speeds registered by Trinidad and Tobago during the week of June 1 represent an 101% increase since the peak week of March 2.

Iraq closely followed Trinidad and Tobago on the charts with the country recording an 100% increase in the mobile download speeds since the peak week of March 2. The mean mobile download speeds in Iraq touched 14.11 Mbps during the week of June 1.

El Salvador, Hong Kong and Macau registered over 50% increase in the mean mobile download speeds during the week of June 1 as compared to the peak week of March 2.

Born in India, Yogesh loves to travel and has lived in multiple countries including New Zealand and Canada. His bylines can be found on various newspapers and blogs throughout the world, including Vancouver Sun, Surrey Now-Leader, Daily Hive , Investing News Network and Rach F1.

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