Mobile Internet speed in Qatar was the fastest within the world in December 2020, consistent with the Speedtest Global Index results released yesterday.
In the Ookla’s Speedtest Global Index, Qatar was ranked first within the world in terms of mobile internet speed in December. the typical download speed in Qatar was 178.01 Mbps last month while the typical upload speed was 29.74 Mbps.
Qatar, which has one among the very best internet penetrations within the world, has improved its performance by two places within the index compared to last month.
“On mobile, Qatar climbed two spots to land in first place for mobile. While the country has ranked among the highest five for the past year, this is often the primary time the country has reached the highest spot,” noted Ookla in its report.
The average download speed in Qatar was 77.07 Mbps in November while the upload speed was 21.49 Mbps.
The global average download speed in December was 47.20Mbps while the upload speed was 12.67Mbps. within the global ranking, the United Arab Emirates stood second with a mean download speed of 177.52 Mbps while South Korea was placed third with average download speed of 169.03 Mbps in December. China came fourth within the index, followed by Australia with a mean download speed of 155.89 Mbps and 112.68, respectively.
The record of Qatar in internet speed has remained impressive throughout the year. The country has been ranked among the highest five countries within the global ranking in 2020. Qatar has won several laurels within the field of data and technology (ICT) in 2020. one among the most highlights was the popularity by the planet Economic Forum. In December last year, the country was ranked second within the Arab world and ninth globally in ICT adoption as per the worldwide Competitiveness Report Special Edition 2020 report by the planet Economic Forum.
The Ookla Speed Test Index compares Internet speed data from round the world on a monthly basis. Data for the Index comes from the many many tests taken by real people using Speedtest monthly .
Qatar has invested substantially in 5G technology which allows peak Internet connection speed to succeed in 1 Gbps.
The roll-out of 5G has also accelerated the event of wider communications infrastructure in Qatar.
Adoption of latest technology in Qatar is additionally high because the use of Internet and new devices has increased significantly over the last 10 years.