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Pakistan’s mobile downloads climbed 56.2% in 2017

With 57% of the world’s population, any internet performance improvements seen in the world’s ten most populous countries have a wide reach. Pakistan came out on top of the world’s largest countries with a 56.2% jump in mobile download speed during the past 12 months.
India came in second in this category at 42.4% and Brazil third at 27.6% .
World’s Most Populous CountriesImprovement in Mobile DownloadsNovember 2016 – November 2017
                  Year Over Year           Change November 2017 Speed (Mbps)
Pakistan           56.2%                                  13.08
India                42.4%                                  8.80
Brazil               27.6%                                  16.25
Japan              23.5%                                   21.67
United States   22.0%                                   26.32
Russia            19.2%                                    15.80
Indonesia       18.1%                                    9.73
China             3.3%                                      31.22
Bangladesh   -7.4%                                      4.97
Nigeria         -8.4%                                      9.90
At the other end of the spectrum, Nigeria’s mobile download speed actually dropped 8.4% and Bangladesh’s dipped 7.4%. China showed only a modest 3.3% increase in mobile download speed in 2017.
On the fixed broadband side, India came out on top of the world’s most populous countries for improvements to download speed during the past 12 months with an increase of 76.9%, beating China’s second place 42.3% increase and a 37.3% gain in the U.S.