Telecom Regulator (TRAI) has released a data related to 4G internet speed on Wednesday. According to the latest data, Reliance Jio topped the list in May with a download speed of 20.7 megabits per second (Mbps). On the other hand, Vodafone Idea made its place at number one with 6.7 Mbps data speed, leaving behind Airtel and Jio in upload speed. According to TRAI, Vodafone Idea achieved an average upload speed of 6.3 Mbps in the month of May. After this, the upload speed of Reliance Jio was 4.2 Mbps and Bharti Airtel 3.6 Mbps.
Let us inform that the speed of Reliance Jio’s 4G network increased marginally, but it was three times higher than that of Vodafone Idea, Vodafone Idea’s average download speed was 6.3 Mbps. Know that for the first time after the merger of Vodafone and Idea in August 2018, TRAI has added their network speed.
Airtel is behind
According to data published by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on June 8, Airtel had the lowest average speed of 4.7 Mbps. State-run BSNL has launched 4G service in select areas but its network speed is not in the TRAI charts yet.
What is upload and download speed
Note that download speeds help consumers access content from the Internet. On the other hand, upload speed can help when it comes to sending or sharing content to other users.
How is these speed calculated?
Speed is calculated by TRAI based on the data that it collects through MySpeed application across India, that too on a real time basis.