During lockdown millions of people using internet to do Work from home or Entertain himself or herself to preventing boring. As because they are all using the internet connection same time so there are some effect in internet speed. Ookla the speed test company announced that in india internet speed falling down. As the report of ookla before user got download speed from broadband 39.65 mbps and after lockdown for corona virus or COVID-19 35.98 mbps. Which mean mobile internet download speed dropped by 1.68 Mbps.
Also this is a not good news that the fixed broadband speeds have been consistently on the decline since January this year. “The mean fixed broadband speed in India has been declining since the beginning of 2020 – from 41.48 Mbps in January to 35.98 Mbps in March, a drop by 5.5 Mbps,” says Ookla.
“When networks are under usage strain, like they are in this unprecedented time of lockdown in India due to COVID-19, it is natural that they experience some level of slowdown. It is important to note that while the internet itself should handle elevated usage, there may be impacts to speed as people continue to move their daily activities increasingly online. While the core of the internet remains stable, some ISP networks may struggle to keep up,” says Doug Suttles, CEO of Ookla.
UAE has the fastest mobile data speeds around 83.52 Mbps, South Korea is second with 81.39Mbps and Qatar is third with 78.38Mbps. India is in 130th place, with 10.15Mbps speeds on offer. In terms of the fixed broadband data, Singapore leads with 197.26Mbps of fixed broadband speed with Hong Kong following it 168.99Mbps and Romania at 151.55Mbps. India is in 71st position with 35.98Mbps.
How to solve slow internet problem ?
- Recharge with Top Speed package (if already, ignore it)
- Change your APN if you using SIM or Mobile Network
- Do internet connection with fiber optics cable
- Use better server to downloading file
- Use internet when lowest user using internet (After 3 AM)
- Prevent another extra apps from using Internet.