“Jio’s average download speed was 16.48mbps in March”
Earlier this year, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) published speed test data of all the telecom operators for December 2016. The test showed that 4G speeds on the emerging telco Reliance Jio’s network was the fastest amongst the top five telcos. TRAI’s latest speed test data once again reveals that Jio has topped the charts in 4G download speeds in March.
TRAI collects and computes download speed data of all telecom operators in India on a real-time basis via its MySpeed app. For March, the app showed Jio’s average download speed at 16.48mbps, which was almost double of its rivals Airtel and Idea Cellular. In March, Idea’s download speed was 8.33 mbps, while on Airtel’s network, it was 7.66 mbps.
As for the other telcos, Vodafone registered average download speeds of 5.66 mbps, RCom 2.64 mbps, Tata Docomo 2.52 mbps, state-run BSNL 2.26 mbps and Aircel 2.01 mbps.