As per broadband service analytics firm Tutela, Bharti Airtel’s network recorded top median download speed, followed by Vodafone Idea, during August 2019-January 2020. However, Vodafone Idea’s network had the fastest upload speed during the period.

Airtel offered a median download speed of 7.4 Mbps. Further, Vodafone Idea demonstrates a significantly better median download speed than Jio. According to Tutela, Vodafone Idea’s median speed stood at 6.5 Mbps, Jio 5.3 Mbps and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) 2.9 Mbps.

Jio has been found to be the fastest network in the country by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). However, private broadband analysis firms report different findings.

Further, the report added that Vodafone Idea takes the top spot for median upload speed, with a 0.2 Mbps lead over second-place Airtel. Vodafone Idea, Airtel and Jio all finished within 0.5 Mbps of each other, with BSNL noticeably behind.

As per Tutela, Vodafone Idea network had a median speed of 3.7 Mbps, Airtel 3.5 Mbps, Jio 3.2 Mbps and BSNL 1.7 Mbps.

Tutela has examined the current state of mobile network experience in India, using over 573 billion measurements collected between August 1, 2019, and January 31, 2020.