Reliance Jio 4G Speed Slowest in India, Shows Trai Data; Jio Blames Daily Data Limit of Welcome Offer


Reliance Jio entered the market with the aim of democratising Internet access in India by offering a 4G-only network that caters to the masses courtesy low-cost plans. However, it turns out the Jio 4G network offers the slowest download speeds in the country among the top 5 telecom operators.

According to data by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai)’s recently-launched My Speed website, the average pan-India 4G download speed by Reliance Jio stands at 6.2Mbps, making it only the fifth-fastest network in the country.

In Delhi circle, network’s ranking on the same parameter rises to third, but the speed dips to 5.9Mbps. In Mumbai, a major telecom market, Reliance Jio’s download speed goes up to 10.7Mbps and its position rises to second. In Karnataka circle – home to the lucrative Bengaluru market – Jio slips out of the top 5 entirely, despite an average download speed of 7.5Mbps. The website does not have sufficient data for the West Bengal circle.

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