Broadband speed in India reaches 2.5 Mbps, the lowest in Asia Pacific    

India Internet speed in Q3 2015 Speed of broadband in India reached 2.5 Mbps (average) and 18.7 Mbps (peak) in the third quarter of 2015, according to a recent report from Akamai Technologies.

For comparison, the global average broadband speed was 5.1 Mbps (average) and 32.2 Mbps (peak).

South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, New Zealand, Thailand, Australia, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, China, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines are ahead of India in terms of both average and peak Internet speed in the Asia Pacific region.

Major broadband telecom operators in India include BSNL, Bharti Airtel, Reliance Communications, MTNL, MTS, Vodafone, Tata Docomo, etc.

From a global perspective, the average broadband speed increased 0.2 percent quarter-over-quarter and 14 percent year-over-year to 5.1 Mbps, while the global average peak broadband speed decreased 0.9 percent.

South Korea had the highest average broadband connection speed in Asia Paci­fic at 20.5 Mbps, while India had the lowest at 2.5 Mbps. Singapore remained in the top spot for average peak connection speed at 135.4 Mbps, while India had the lowest average peak connection speed at 18.7 Mbps, said Akamai Technologies.
voice and data traffic in Q3 2015South Korea had the top average connection speed at 20.5 Mbps, despite a year over year drop of 19 percent since the third quarter of 2014.

After a 12 percent quarterly increase in the second quarter, the global average peak connection speed declined 0.9 percent to 32.2 Mbps in the third quarter. This accounts for 30 percent year-over-year growth.

Singapore (135.4 Mbps) and Macao (73.7 Mbps) saw double-digit quarterly gains at 25 percent and 18 percent, respectively. Singapore also retained its position as the country/region with the highest average peak connection speed.

Baburajan K
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