Vi emerged as the fastest 4G mobile network in India followed by Airtel, Jio

IS: Bloomberg Quint

Vi (formerly known as Vodafone Idea) has emerged as the fastest mobile network in India as far as the 4G speeds in the third quarter of this year.

Vi offered a download speed of 13.74Mbps and an upload speed of 6.19Mbps to its subscribers in India, which was the highest in the third quarter of 2020. It was followed by Bharti Airtel on the second spot and Reliance Jio on the third spot, according to a report by Ookla.

The report also mentioned that GIGAnet from Vi has been verified as the fastest 4G network, with the highest download and upload speeds in some of the top states.

While Vodafone Idea offered the fastest 4G mobile data service in the country, it was Jio that took the title for offering the highest 4G availability in the country. Jio had the highest 4G Availability among top providers in India at 99.7%. Bharti Airtel followed Jio closely with 4G available in 98.7% of tested locations. Vi India was third at 91.1%, the report noted.

Hyderabad had the highest mobile network speed in India, followed by Mumbai. Visakhapatnam stood third and New Delhi, on the other hand, stood in the sixth spot.