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Bangladesh’s mobile internet speed increases to a meager quarter of the global average


| Update:
September 20, 2021, 9:45 a.m.

Over the past year, mobile internet speed in Bangladesh has only increased by 15.38%, about a quarter of the global average, according to recently released data.

During the same period, global mobile internet speed increased by 59.5%, reveals Global Index by Ookla.

According to the data presented in the index, the average mobile internet download speed worldwide in July 2020 was 34.52 megabytes per second (Mbps), which rose to 55.07 Mbps in July 2021.

Meanwhile, the average mobile internet download speed in Bangladesh in July of last year was 10.92 Mbps, which increased slightly to 12.6 Mbps in July of this year.

However, Bangladesh is ahead of the rate of broadband internet speed, according to a report by the UNB agency.

During the aforementioned period, the speed of broadband connectivity around the world has increased by an average of 31.87%. In Bangladesh alone, the growth rate was 42.59%.

Bangladesh’s position in the Ookla Mobile Internet Speed ​​Index has always been at the back of the pack. In June and July, Bangladesh was number 135. However, in the June report, Bangladesh was ranked 135th out of 137 countries, and in July it was out of 139 countries.

The Ookla report provides a comparative picture of the average internet speed in many countries around the world. After analyzing the data for a month, they release the report in the middle of the following month. According to the latest report released in July, the average mobile internet speed in Bangladesh was 12.6 Mbps, while the global average speed was 55 Mbps.


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