Bhubaneshwar: GIGAnet from Vi has been verified as the fastest 4G network across India for the second consecutive quarter, by Ookla – the global leader in broadband testing and web-based network diagnostic applications. Vi delivered the fastest 4G Download and Upload speeds compared to all other operators in Oct – Dec ’20 quarter, making it the only operator delivering fastest speed consistently over six months’ period on a pan-India basis, as per Ookla.
In Bhubaneshwar, GIGAnet from Vi has topped the speed charts for average download speeds. The fastest 4G network verification is based on analysis by Ookla of tests taken with Speedtest by 4G users across the country.
GIGAnet from Vi has been verified as the fastest 4G network for average download speeds in 16 Indian states – Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, West Bengal, Delhi, Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Sikkim, Assam, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram and Nagaland. Vi has topped the speed charts for average download speeds in key cities pan India including Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Jaipur, Indore, Patna, Ranchi, Rajkot, Vadodara, Agra, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, as well as the metros of Mumbai, Delhi NCR and Kolkata, among others – improving its own performance of Q3 2020 when it was ranked fastest in 120 cities.
Speaking on the performance, Ravinder Takkar, MD & CEO, Vodafone Idea Limited said “Ookla has verified Vi as the fastest 4G network pan-India from July to Dec ’20, close on the heels of the TRAI report showing Vodafone Idea delivering highest call quality for three consecutive months from Nov ’20 to Jan ’21. Such external validation for our voice and data services, is a strong testimony of our efforts to strengthen network experience for our customers, who are now more reliant on telecom connectivity for their work, education and all other aspects of life. I am confident that our robust network built on many principles of 5G architecture, and service offerings designed for the new age Digital Indians, will enable people and businesses to stay ahead and thrive.”
As per the latest TRAI MyCall report for January ‘21, Vodafone Idea delivered highest voice quality for the third month in a row, and was the only operator to score over 4 points on a scale of 1 to 5.
With the largest spectrum portfolio in India and the completion of network integration last year, Vi has more than doubled its capacity, enabling the delivery of a superior network experience for individual and enterprise customers. To build a future-ready, integrated network platform, Vi has deployed advanced technologies and has been re-farming spectrum for 4G, resulting in doubling of both capacities and speed over a period of two years.
About Vodafone Idea Limited
Vodafone Idea Limited is an Aditya Birla Group and Vodafone Group partnership. It is India’s leading telecom service provider. The Company provides pan India Voice and Data services across 2G, 3G and 4G platform. With the large spectrum portfolio to support the growing demand for data and voice, the company is committed to deliver delightful customer experiences and contribute towards creating a truly ‘Digital India’ by enabling millions of citizens to connect and build a better tomorrow. The Company is developing infrastructure to introduce newer and smarter technologies, making both retail and enterprise customers future ready with innovative offerings, conveniently accessible through an ecosystem of digital channels as well as extensive on-ground presence. The Company is listed on National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in India.
The company offers products and services to its customers in India under the TM Brand name “Vi”.
Ookla® – the global leader in broadband testing and web-based network diagnostic applications, has verified Vi, based on analysis of Speedtest Intelligence® data as the fastest 4G network pan-India in Oct to Dec ’20.