REPORT: Nepal Internet speed ranked better than India

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    A report from netindex.com shows the internet speed of different countries all across the world. Surprisingly, Nepal (114)  is ranked ahead of India (131).

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    india_nepal_ispThe rankings as published on netindex.com also lists Singapore with the fastest  internet speed at 121.81 Mbps of download speed. Here is a list of Asian countries ranked with netindex.com speed index as of May 2015:

    1. Singapore – 121.81 Mbps
    2. Hong Kong – 102.63 Mbps
    3. Japan – 82.12 Mbps
    4. South Korea – 59.77 Mbps
    5. Macau – 50.66 Mbps
    6. Taiwan – 50.59 Mbps
    7. Thailand – 19.82 Mbps
    8. Mongolia – 17.92 Mbps
    9. Vietnam – 17.70 Mbps
    10. Bangladesh – 9.86 Mbps
    11. Cambodia 9.04 Mbps
    12. Nepal 8.63 Mbps
    13. Brunei 7.99 Mbps
    14. Bhutan – 7.82 Mbps
    15. India 7.04 Mbps
    16. Malaysia 7.03 Mbps
    17. Laos 6.92 Mbps
    18. Indonesia 6.68 Mbps
    19. Myanmar 6.54 Mbps
    20. Pakistan 4.00 Mbps
    21. Philippines – 3.65 Mbps
    22. Afghanistan – 2.52 Mbps

    COMPARING INTERNET SPEED Of NEPAL WITH THE AVERAGE 

    The average broadband download speed in the world is 23.3 Mbps and we are at a slower speed of 8.3 Mbps. As for the upload speed, the average is at 10.6 Mbps and we’re at an even slower rate of 7.1 Mbps. But what’s more of a let down is we pay more for the internet service. We pay around NRs.1,500 (in average) as compared to global average amount of just $5.21 (NRs. 521)

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    So what do you think might be the reason behind we Nepalese paying more for a slow internet? Leave your opinion in the comment section.