4G Supremacy: Airtel Delivers Fastest 4G Speed, Latency in India: OpenSignal


Airtel is delivering the fastest 4G speed, Video and 4G latency in India, as per the latest report by OpenSignal

According to the latest OpenSignal report, Airtel is India’s leading telecom operator which is delivering fastest 4G download speed, video experience and 4G latency in India.

As per the report, Airtel’s 4G customers clocked an average download speed of 9.96 Mbps. On the other hand, Vodafone customers received an average download speed of 6.59 Mbps. The report says that Idea Cellular customers received an average download speed of 6.29 Mbps, while Jio customers received an average download speed of 5.47 Mbps on its all-India 4G network.

The report also confirms that Idea Cellular is the leader in 4G upload speed. Idea Cellular’s smartphone customers received 4G upload speed of 3.97 Mbps. Vodafone customers received 4G upload speed of 3.03 Mbps, the report said. On the other hand, Airtel customers received 4G upload speed of 2.56 Mbps. Reliance Jio users received 4G upload speed of 1.58 Mbps.

The report also claims that Reliance Jio is the leader in 4G availability with 96.7 percent. The 4G availability for Airtel customers was 73.99 percent and 4G availability for Idea Cellular customers was 73.17 percent. 4G availability for Vodafone customers stood at 72.59 percent.

Airtel is also the leader when it comes to delivering overall video experience to its customers. The video experience score for Airtel was 39.3 (measured in 0-100). Reliance Jio has video experience score of 38.63. Vodafone has scored 38.55 for video experience. Idea Cellular has 28.25 video experience score. BSNL’s video experience score was 28.25.

“We are delighted to see a reputed international platform rating Airtel as India’s fastest network. This latest report is yet another reaffirmation of Airtel’s obsession with network excellence. Our focus remains on building the fastest and the best network that enables a high quality digital experience for discerning customers who prefer network quality over deals and discounts.

Over the last 90 days our pace of deployment and investment has continued to pick up. This is allowing us to decisively win with 4G customers in the top 500 cities. We remain committed to leveraging state of the art technologies and tools to delivering India’s decisively best network and sustain our leadership,” explained, Randeep Sekhon. CTO, Bharti Airtel.

The OpenSignal report also confirms that Airtel is the leader in 4G latency in India. Airtel customers observed 4G latency of 68.33 percent. The 4G latency for Vodafone customers was 70.19 percent. 4G latency for Jio users was 72.20 percent. Idea Cellular’s 4G latency was 76.88 percent.

The OpenSignal State of Mobile Networks report is based on the analysis of more than 10.5 billion measurements from 1.7 million devices in the 90 days from 01 June 2018.