The Seattle-based company Ookla is well-known for its mobile and fixed broadband network testing software, data, and analysis.
India’s mobile download speeds have significantly increased, pushing it to the top 50 of the Ookla Speedtest Global Index ranking. The Seattle-based company Ookla is well-known for its mobile and fixed broadband network testing software, data, and analysis.
According to the company’s website, internet service providers, carriers, companies, academic institutions, and governmental organizations all depend on Ookla’s Speedtest because they know it will be of high quality and neutrality.
The introduction of 5G services in the nation is said to be responsible for India’s current rise of 72 places and ascent to the 47th position on the index.
India surpasses its neighbors, including Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh, as well as other G20 countries, including Mexico (90th), Turkey (68th), the United Kingdom (62nd), Japan (58th), Brazil (50th), and South Africa (48th).
The report claims that with the introduction of 5G, India’s download speed performance has increased by 3.59 times, with median download speeds rising to 50.21 Mbps in August 2023 from 13.87 Mbps in September 2022.
According to the Speedtest Global Index, “this improvement has led to India’s rise, moving up 72 places, from the 119th place to the 47th position,” the index added.
Through operator investments in backhaul infrastructure, 5G deployments have enhanced overall user experience across all telecom circles.
The introduction of 5G technology by service providers like Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel has significantly increased the number of 5G subscribers. Service providers continue to have ambitious roll-out plans, deploying a sizable number of 5G base stations across the nation.
The Net Promoter Score (NPS), which reveals that 5G users in India routinely rate their network operators positively than 4G users, shows that 5G has not only brought faster speeds but also higher customer happiness.
In fact, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had mentioned the setting up of a task force for 6G services during his Independence Day speech this year. “My nation is the one that adopted 5G the quickest. More than 700 districts have been reached, and we are currently preparing for 6G. The prime minister had said from the Red Fort’s walls, “We have organized a task force.