Vodafone Idea Offering Faster 4G Network Than Reliance Jio, Airtel: Ookla

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Rated the fastest 4G network, pan-India, for 3 successive quarters, GIGAnet from Vodafone Idea remained the fastest 4G network in Q1 2021 – Vi remained the fastest 4G network in India in the year of the pandemic when work, life, and economy relied on telecom connectivity – As per Ookla analysis, Vi delivered the fastest average 4G download speeds in 135 cities and across 16 Indian states in Jan – March ‘21.

GIGAnet from Vodafone Idea (VI) has once again been verified as the fastest 4G network across India for the third consecutive quarter, by Ookla® – the global leader in fixed broadband and mobile testing applications, data, and analysis. Vi delivered the fastest 4G speeds compared to all other operators in Jan-March 2021 quarter, making it the only operator delivering the fastest 4G speeds consistently for three consecutive quarters on a pan-India basis.

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The fastest 4G network verification is based on analysis by Ookla of Speedtest Intelligence data for average 4G download speeds in India and specified regions or cities aggregated from Q3 2020 – Q1 2021.

Vi Offered Fastest 4G Network in 135 Cities of India

GIGAnet from Vodafone Idea has been verified as the fastest average 4G download speeds in 16 Indian states namely Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, West Bengal, Delhi, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Jharkhand, Sikkim, Assam, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, and Nagaland. Vi has the fastest average 4G download speeds in 135 Indian cities including the metros of Mumbai, Delhi NCR, and Kolkata.

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The most recent verification from Ookla for the Jan-March ’21 quarter comes against the backdrop of exponential surge in data usage due to the work from home scenario.

“It gives me immense satisfaction to see Vi being consistently rated as the fastest 4G network for most part of the year 2020-21, when people and businesses were wholly dependent on telecom connectivity. During the year, as data consumption increased manifold putting telecom networks under tremendous pressure, we substantially enhanced network capacities and our Network Warriors braved the challenges of lockdown and social distancing protocols, to ensure Vi customers get the best network experience which helps them to stay ahead and thrive.”

Ravinder Takkar, MD & CEO, Vodafone Idea Limited
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With a large spectrum portfolio, deployment of advanced technologies, and refarming spectrum for 4G, Vodafone Idea has doubled network capacities and speed over the past two years.

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