Business / Reliance Jio Gigafiber No 1 in Internet Speed: Netflix Report

The Quint : Apr 03, 2019, 11:29 AM
Reliance Jio GigaFiber, yet to be available commercially, has topped the list for highest speed provided by Internet service providers (ISPs) in India, according to a Netflix report. Reliance Jio GigaFiber beat Airtel, Spectranet and 7 Star Digital among others. Jio GigaFiber has dominated Netflix "ISP Speed Index" chart with speeds consistently above 3.41 Mbps. Jio is determined to move India to among top broadband.

Rest of the major players were ranked further below, with ACT Fibernet following right after Airtel with 3.03 Mbps.

Hathway, Alliance Broadband, MTNL and BSNL have been put on the seventh, 11th, 13th and 14th spots respectively.

Regarding India's global ranking in the broadband segment, Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh D. Ambani in October said that the country was currently ranked low at 134th position and RIL's Jio would take the ranking to the top three.

"Jio is determined to move India to among the top three in fixed-line broadband."

Ambani had in July, at RIL's Annual General Meeting, announced that it would launch fibre-to-the-home broadband services, JioGigaFiber.