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India takes a big leap in median mobile speeds, secure 79th position in the global ranking in December: Ookla Speedtest Global Index

  • India increased 26 spots in rank globally for median mobile speeds, from 105th in November to 79th in December.

  • Median mobile download speeds in India increased from 18.26 Mbps in November to 25.29 Mbps in December.

  • India decreased one spot in rank globally for overall median fixed broadband speeds, from 80th in November to 81st in December.

  • Overall fixed median download speeds in India saw a slight increase from 49.11 Mbps in November to 49.14 Mbps in December.


Ookla®, the global leader in network intelligence and connectivity insights, today released an update on the Speedtest Global Index for the month of December 2022. According to the global index report, in the month of December, India recorded 25.29 Mbps median mobile download speeds which is better than 18.26 Mbps in November 2022.  With this, the country has taken a huge leap in its global ranking and is now at 79th position from 105th in November.

However, India decreased one spot in rank globally for overall median fixed broadband speeds and is now at 81st position from 80th in November. India’s performance in fixed median download speeds witnessed a slight increase from 49.11 in November to 49.14 Mbps in December.

According to the December Speedtest Global Index, Qatar leads the chart for global median mobile speeds, whereas Burkina Faso increased 22 spots in rank globally. For fixed broadband download speeds, Singapore  is #1 spot and Rwanda increased 47 spots in rank globally.

Ookla’s Speedtest Global Index ranks mobile and fixed broadband speeds from around the world on a monthly basis. Data for the Global Index comes from the hundreds of millions of tests taken by real people using Speedtest every month to test their Internet performance.

About Ookla

Ookla® is a global leader in network intelligence and connectivity insights. For almost two decades, Ookla has set the industry standard for both fixed and mobile network testing and analysis. From its world-renowned Speedtest® and Downdetector® platforms to an accompanying and growing suite of end-to-end enterprise solutions, Ookla’s mission is to make the internet better, faster, and more accessible for everyone.

Ookla’s enterprise solutions combine first-party crowdsourced data and scientifically controlled testing with tools that provide actionable insights across a network’s lifecycle and customer experience. Our insights empower operators, businesses, government agencies, nonprofits, and more to analyze, optimize, and publicize networks around the world


Ookla is part of Ziff Davis (NASDAQ: ZD), a vertically focused digital media and internet company whose portfolio includes leading brands in technology, entertainment, shopping, health, cybersecurity and martech. Ookla’s headquarters is located in Seattle, WA, USA with additional offices around the world.

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