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Mobile internet speed increases only 15% in Bangladesh, a quarter of the global average


Over the past year, global mobile internet speed rose 59.5 percent while in Bangladesh it rose only 15.38 percent, which is about a quarter of the global average, revealed a global index recently released by Ookla.

According to the data presented in the index, the average download speed of mobile internet worldwide as of July 2020 was 34.52 megabytes per second (Mbps). In July of this year, that increased to 55.07 Mbps.

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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 when it comes to the rate of broadband internet speed relative to the degradation of the average relative to the world average in the world. mobile internet index.

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Compared with July of last year, the speed of broadband connectivity around the world increased by an average of 31.87% in July of this year. In Bangladesh alone, the growth rate is 42.59%.

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

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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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