We gleaned from our QandA with her that: Speedand cell sites According to Ookla, a service that tracks access speeds internationally, the Philippines has an average mobile internet download speed of 15.06 Mbps
, not 5.
The latest generation of the technology requires as much as 200 Mbps
downstream, he noted.
However, the average speed was an improvement from the previous year's performance of 14.35 Mbps
, the report went on to say.
Singapore had the fastest fixed broadband, with average downloads of 161.21 Mbps
The only saving grace for Pakistan is the fact that it outranks neighbours India who sits at the 109th rank with 8.80 Mbps
average mobile download speed and Bangladesh ranked at the 120th spot with 4.97 Mbps
average mobile download speed.
Two spots down from its previous rank, Pakistan holds the 126th rank in the fixed broadband speed test category, with an average speed of 6.13 Mbps
packages rose to 13 Mbps
on average in the second quarter, compared with 7.7 Mbps
in the first, while 25 Mbps
packages slightly dropped to 22.3 Mbps
on average compared with 24.3 Mbps
in the first quarter, and 100 Mbps
packages dropped to an average of 88.2 Mbps
in the second quarter, compared with 94.1 Mbps
in the first quarter.
Currently, Spectranet offers its 100 Mbps
plan at a price of Rs 1,849 for unlimited use and no FUP, followed by a Rs 1,549 plan for 200GB of data, Rs 1,349 for 50 Mbps
speeds with unlimited data and Rs 849 for its base plan of 20 Mbps/75GB data.
* South Korea had the top average connection speed at 29.0 Mbps
, followed by Norway (21.3 Mbps
) and Sweden (20.6 Mbps
* Global average connection speed increased 8.6% to 5.6 Mbps
from the third quarter, a 23% increase year-over-year.
LTE/4G services in Pakistan rank as the 4th slowest in the world with an average LTE speed of just 4 Mbps
, slightly above the average for 3G (3.5 Mbps
This is PTA's first QoS survey conducted after auction of 3G/4G spectrum last year and as per results in various cities during 2015, the country's largest cellular mobile operator - Mobilink has topped the charts for 3G services with average download speeds of 4.04 Mbps
and average upload speeds of 3.17 Mbps
on its network.