Airtel provided the fastest download speed during June-August, while Reliance Jio topped in terms of 4G availability, an OpenSignal report said on Thursday. OpenSignal specialises in mapping telecom networks and their service quality.
The average download speed of Airtel was 7.53Mbps (megabits per second), followed by Jio in the second place with 5.47Mbps, it said. “Airtel dominated our Download Speed Experience regional awards, coming top in 16 circles and drawing (equal) in two others,” the report said.
The survey showed that Jio, the latest entrant in the Indian telecommunications markets, was the best in terms of 4G network in the country. Jio has managed to achieve an availability score of over 95 per cent in all of India’s regions, said the OpenSignal’s report titled Mobile Network Experience Report India.
“Jio continues to grow from 96.4 per cent to 96.7 per cent in our analysis, particularly remarkable in a relatively new LTE market like India,” it noted. In the second spot for 4G availability was Airtel with a score of 73.99 per cent.
In terms of upload speed, the report showed that Idea topped among the service providers with an average speed of 2.88Mbps, followed by Vodafone with 2.31Mbps.
Reliance Jio also topped on latency experience at 72.20 per cent, the least among the operators, followed by Vodafone which recorded 80.42 per cent latency during July-August. Latency in computing and data connectivity refers to the delay before a transfer of data begins following an instruction for its transfer.