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India improves internet speed but still fares poorly in global rankings

In fixed broadband connections, India's rank rose four notches to 65th globally, while in mobile internet speed it fell two spots to 111th

Internet, Ookla

Fixed broadband internet services and mobile data services in India saw some improvement in 2018 when compared with the previous year, but there may still be miles to go for the country before it ranks among the best in the world. While India’s mobile internet speed improved marginally during the year, registering a year-on-year growth rate of 15.2 per cent, fixed broadband speed grew 50.4 per cent, according to a report by internet speed testing and analysis firm Ookla. In November 2017, India had stood 69th and 109th in Ookla’s SpeedTest global index for fixed ...