DOHA, February 5 — Qatar was named the world leader in mobile internet speeds by global speed test experts Ookla in their December 2020 rankings.
The country’s position as leader sees it move up two places from an already impressive third place in the previous ranking, with an average download speed of 178.01 Mbps and an average upload speed of 29.74Mbps. Global averages were listed as 47.20Mbps for download and 12.67Mbps for upload.
Qatar’s leading telecommunications operator is proud to have invested heavily in network expansion in recent years, pioneering the 5G revolution with the launch of its 5G network in 2018 and contributing to the country’s incredible connectivity.
Director PR at Ooredoo Sabah Rabiah Al-Kuwari, said: “We were delighted to read of Qatar’s ranking as having the fastest mobile internet speed in the world. We’re honoured to have played a part in achieving this ranking, with our extensive investment into our networks and continued drive to improve network speed and efficiency. We’re excited to see what the future holds for connectivity in Qatar, and look forward to continuing our support for our great nation as we work towards achieving QNV 2030.” — The Peninsula