Reliance Jio does it again as it tops the 4G download speed chart for the month of December 2018. Jio has changed the telecom space massively ever since it entered the market two years ago. But from then to now the download speed of Jio has dropped drastically, but that in any way hasn’t snatched the topmost position from Jio. According to MySpeed portal of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), Jio tops the 4G download speed for December despite the drop in speed. According to the report, Jio has topped the list with an average download speed of 18.7 Mbps in December. Interestingly, the number is almost double of Airtel’s 4G download speed. Airtel takes the second place in the list, right after Reliance Jio. To recollect, Jio has experienced a massive drop in 4G download speed since October 2018. Well, even though the speed has reduced in reality, on papers Jio is still the topmost telecom operator with the fastest 4G download speed in India.
Jio Tops 4G Download Speed List
According to MySpeed portal of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), Jio leads the 4G download speeds with an average download speed of 18.7 Mbps in the month of December. As said, this number is almost double of Airtel which acquires the second position in download speed list. Going by the 4G download speed of all operators, the list first includes Reliance Jio with an average speed of 18.7 Mbps in the month of December, which is slightly lower than the average download speed of 20.3 Mbps in the month of November. Reliance Jio has come a long way. To recollect, back in October last year, Reliance Jio had an average download speed of 22.3 Mbps.
The second spot is acquired by Airtel with an average 4G download speed of 9.8 Mbps, which is slightly lower than the download speed of 9.7 Mbps in the month of November. Next in the list is Vodafone and Idea respectively. Vodafone takes the third place with an average download speed of 6.3 Mbps, which is lower than 6.8 Mbps in the month of November), while Idea acquired the fourth position with an average download speed of 6.0 Mbps, down from download speed of 6.2 Mbps in the month of November.
Idea Cellular Leads the Upload Speed Chart
Unlike the download speed, the upload speeds show different stats. According to the same Trai report, Idea Cellular scores high in the average upload speed for the month of December. Idea’s average 4G upload speed for the month of December is 5.3 Mbps, which is down from 5.3 Mbps in November. Idea Cellular is followed by Vodafone with an average upload speed of 5.1 Mbps for December, which is slightly lower the November mark of 4.9 Mbps. The third position in the list is taken by Reliance Jio with an average upload speed of 4.3 Mbps, which is lower than 4.5 Mbps in November. After Jio, there is Airtel that acquires the last position with an average upload speed of 3.9 Mbps.
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