The world’s mobile download speed increased 30.1% in 2017. Fixed broadband downloads increased 31.6%, reports Ookla
When comparing download speeds from November 2017 to download speeds in November 2016, the performance of the networks was pretty astounding.
With a mean global speed of 20.28 Mbps, mobile downloads increased 30.1% over the last 12 months and mobile uploads increased 38.9%. A global average of 40.11 Mbps makes fixed broadband downloads 97.8% faster than mobile and this speed increased 31.6% during the same period.
Largest telecom markets and their improvements:
China: Mobile downloads increased 3.3 percent to 31.22 Mbps. Fixed broadband speeds improved 42.3 percent to 61.24 Mbps.
India: Fixed broadband saw a 76.9 percent jump to 18.82 Mbps. Mobile download speeds were up 42.4 percent to 8.80 Mbps, which is still a pittance compared to other larger telecom nations.
United States: Mobile download speeds improved 22 percent to 26.32 MBps.
Fixed broadband speeds were up 37.3 percent to 75.94 Mbps
Brazil: Mobile downloads increased 27.6 percent to 16.25 Mbps.Fixed broadband speeds went up 18.5 percent to 17.80 Mbps