Reliance Jio has topped TRAI’s 4G download speed test for the eighth consecutive month. According to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India‘s speed data, Jio recorded average speed of 18.433 Mbps for the month of August. It was followed by Vodafone (8.999 Mbps), Idea Cellular (8.746 Mbps), and Bharti Airtel (8.550 Mbps). Also Read - Best Airtel prepaid plans under Rs 500: High-speed data, free access to streaming services, and moreAlso Read - Reliance JioFiber plans with free Voot Select subscription: Check plans, price, and other benefits
While Reliance Jio has topped the download speed, Idea Cellular has achieved the highest 4G upload speed in September citing data compiled by telecom regulator TRAI s MySpeed app. In comparison to Reliance Jio, Idea Cellular 4G upload speed for September stands at 6.307 Mbps. According to TRAI, Idea Cellular was followed by Vodafone, Reliance Jio and Airtel.
It is the eighth consecutive month when Reliance Jio has topped the TRAI speed chart compared to incumbent players Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular. Last month, Reliance Jio clocked an average download speed of 18.331 Mbps, compared to Airtel at 9.266 Mbps, Idea Cellular at 8.833 Mbps, and Vodafone India at 9.325 Mbps. ALSO READ: Forget Reliance Jio effect, incumbent mobile operators see ten-fold increase in data pack sales
According to the latest report from OpenSignal, Reliance Jio is the most widely available 4G LTE network in India. Apart from that, the report also revealed that Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular, Vodafone, BSNL Mobile and Reliance Communications are the top six telcos. While the first three operators run both 3G and 4G networks the other two operate 3G-networks only.
With inputs from IANS