Reliance Jio: The Number One Network In India According to Ookla

By Consultants Review Team Wednesday, 25 October 2023

The company's Chairman Akash Ambani has highlighted that telecom behemoth Reliance Jio has deployed about 85 percent 5G network across India with the competency of deploying one 5G cell every 10 seconds.

The Reliance Jio chairman said that the company has spread its horizon across the entire country with a 5G network ahead of the promised time frame of December 2023. This statement was released by the broadband speed and quality measurement firm Ookla.

Ambani stated, "I am particularly proud of our speed of the committed True 5G roll-out. Today, we have covered the entire country with a robust True 5G network ahead of our promised time frame of December 2023. 85 per cent of the entire 5G deployment in India is made by Jio. We continue to deploy one 5G cell every 10 seconds." 

Over 3.38 lakh base stations for 5G have been deployed across the country, according to the Department of Telecom.

Ambani further said, "Over the past seven years, we've set several global benchmarks, propelling India into digital prominence. Today, our ambitions are even higher, and our faith in India's digital future is as strong as ever. We remain fully committed to achieving the full potential of a digital India, and to help India become a leader on the global stage." 

Last Sunday, Ookla said that Jio has become the number one network in India, winning all nine Speedtest awards presented by the aforementioned firm which includes all awards for 5G networks.

Ookla highlighted, "Jio has emerged as the #1 Network in India, winning all nine awards for Mobile Networks in the market, including all awards for 5G networks. This is a first for any service provider anywhere in the world." 

Ookla has said that Jio has been bestowed with numerous awards which include best mobile network, fastest mobile network, best mobile coverage, top-rated mobile network, best mobile video experience, best mobile gaming experience, fastest 5G mobile network, best 5G mobile video experience, and best 5G mobile gaming experience.

"We are pleased to recognize Jio's efforts in providing the best customer experience in speed, video, and gaming to their customers. These awards and this recognition make them the most awarded network in India, reaffirming Jio's ambition to offer the best-in-class network to their consumers," Ookla President and CEO Stephen Bye said.


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