NEW DELHI- Reliance Jio retained its top position with the highest average data download speed of 24.1 megabit per second among 4G service providers in November, according to the latest data published by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).
Vodafone Idea (VIL) and Bharti Airtel network also recorded a rise in average 4G download speed during the month.
Jio network recorded around 10 percent rise in average 4G data download speed while speed on VIL and Airtel network increased 8.9 percent and 5.3 percent respectively compared to the previous month.
VIL maintained its leadership in terms of 4G data upload speed in October.
The company’s network recorded an upload speed of 8 mbps, the highest in the last five months.
The download speed helps consumers to access content from the internet, while upload speed helps them send data or share pictures or videos with their contacts.
Airtel and the Jio network also recorded their five-month high upload speeds of 5.6 mbps and 7.1 mbps, respectively, in November.
The average speed is computed by TRAI based on the data it collects across India with the help of its MySpeed application on a real-time basis. (PTI)