Reliance Jio topped 4G speed chart with an average download speed of 16.5 megabits per second (mbps) in June, while Vodafone and Idea led in terms of upload speed, according to Trai data.
Reliance Jio has topped 4G speed chart with an average download speed of 16.5 megabits per second (mbps) in June, according to the data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority Of India on its MySpeed portal.
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However, Vodafone and Idea led in terms of upload speed. Idea followed Jio in download speed chart with 8 mbps speed. Download speed helps in accessing messages, pictures, videos, etc., sent by others, while upload speed helps subscribers in sending messages, pictures, etc., to their contacts.
Vodafone and Idea still report their 4G speed details separately due to pending business integration despite merging their mobile business in India.
TRAI recorded average download speed of 7.5 mbps and 7.2 mbps on 4G network of Vodafone and Bharti Airtel in June. For upload speed, Vodafone and Idea led the chart with speed of 6.2 mbps each.
Jio and Airtel recorded average upload speed of 3.4 mbps each. The data speed of telecom operators' networks showed increase in June after plummeting to their lows in March-April period.
During the lockdown period, Jio's download speed touched a low of 13.3 mbps, Vodafone fell to 5.6 mbps, Airel 5.5 mbps and Idea 5.1 mbps.
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First Published: IST