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Jio Records Highest Speed in H1 FY19 After Beating Airtel, Vodafone & Idea

What about other players in the field

For six successive months during the first six months of the existing financial, Mukesh Ambani headed Reliance Jio has registered the top most 4G data download rapidity. With an average output of almost 20 megabits per second, the company remains a major winner. The average mobile data pace of Jio’s rivals including Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular could not even reach the 10 Mbps mark during the same period.

According to newest facts by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Reliance Jio has registered 4G data pace of 14.7 megabits per second, 19 megabits per second, 22.3 megabits per second, 19.9 megabits per second, 22.3 megabits per second and 20.6 megabits per second during the month of April, May, June, July, August and September, respectively.

Jio’s average 4G mobile data pace for the six month period from April to September remained at 19.8 Mbps, as compared to Bharti’s 9.6 megabits per second, Vodafone (6.7 megabits per second) and Idea (6.5 megabits per second).

What about other players in the field

A speedy analysis showcased that the three telecom giants failed to hit the 10 megabits per second mark in the same period ended September. Bharti was the only contributor that managed a speed of 10 Mbps in the year of August. During the 2017 calendar year (CY) in addition, Jio dominated Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s 4G mobile data rapidity charts for 12 successive months one after the other.

Mobile data pace has been a quarrelsome matter with Bharti and Jio locking horns over which operator provides the fastest cellular data speed. In the year 2017, Jio had moved the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) in opposition to Bharti’s TV ad claiming itself as “publically” the fastest system. The advertising watchdog asked Bharti to remove the ad, which the operator did.

New Jio Plan

Jio has declared a novel special yearly plan. Valued at Rs 1,699, the new yearly proposal will provide free voice calls and limitless facts with everyday fair usage limit of 1.5 GB. This means, the user will obtain 547 GB of mobile data altogether under the newly announced plan.

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