Reliance Jio download speed at 18 mbps in Dec, highest since launch: Trai

Trai says the average download speed on Reliance Jio reached 18.16 mbps in Dec 2016 which was its highest since launch of its commercial 4G services in Sept


The monthly average mobile data speed published by Trai showed that the download speed on Reliance Jio network was 5.85 mbps in November 2016 which was lower than peak speed of 7.26 mbps in September.  Photo: Reuters
The monthly average mobile data speed published by Trai showed that the download speed on Reliance Jio network was 5.85 mbps in November 2016 which was lower than peak speed of 7.26 mbps in September. Photo: Reuters

New Delhi: The average download speed on Reliance Jio network reached 18.16 megabit per second in December 2016 which was its highest since launch of its commercial 4G services in September, as per Trai data.

The monthly average mobile data speed published by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) showed that the download speed on Reliance Jio Network was 5.85 mbps in November 2016 which was lower than peak speed of 7.26 mbps in September.

Among other networks, download speed on Vodafone network increased to 6.7 mbps in December from 4.9 mbps in November. Idea network showed average download speed of 5.03 mbps, Bharti Airtel’s 4.68 mbps, BSNL’s 3.42 mbps, Aircel’s 3 mbps and Reliance Communications’s 2.6 mbps in December.

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In November, download speed on Airtel network was 5.93 mbps followed by Reliance Jio at 5.85 mbps, Vodafone 4.9 mbps, Idea 4.36 mbps, BSNL 3.54 mbps, Aircel 3 mbps and RCom 2.3 mbps.

Trai collects and computes speed of mobile data from subscribers across the country with the help of MySpeed application on real time basis.

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