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India becoming increasingly switched on to the potential of Wifi

The government in India is becoming increasingly turned on to the potential of public Wifi networks, planning to provide coverage to some 250,000 Panchayats (local administrative offices) and 5000 railway stations within the next two years. This interest is justified … Continue reading

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Airtel and Jio trade leads in India’s overall speed race

As the 4G race in India continues to heat up, it’s perhaps an opportune time to look at an OpenSignal metric that doesn’t get quite the attention as 4G speed but is arguably far more important to Indian consumers. I … Continue reading

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LTE availability in India soars as impressive rollout of 4G continues

The remarkable spread of 4G across India continues. Our latest State of Mobile Networks report found LTE availability has increased for every major operator over the last six months, with all of them crossing the 65% milestone, while Jio managed … Continue reading

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Navi Mumbai the fastest 4G city in India

India has a new leader in terms of 4G download speeds – and it’s a case of out with the old, in with the new, as Navi Mumbai stole the top spot from its namesake, Mumbai.   Navi Mumbai registered … Continue reading

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India’s 4G speed race tightens

You certainly can’t accuse the Indian mobile industry of standing still. In the six months since our last India report, OpenSignal has tracked a lot of changes in our core mobile metrics as the country’s four major 4G operators continue … Continue reading

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Now that the data deluge is over, Jio’s speeds are increasing

In a few weeks OpenSignal will release its second State of Mobile Networks report for India, but in the interim we thought we share some of the interesting trend data we’re seeing from India’s most headline-grabbing operator, Reliance Jio. As … Continue reading

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Introducing OpenSignal’s new peak speed metric

Every few years, operators announce some big new network or network enhancement that promises to blow the doors off whatever our current mobile data speeds happen to be at the time. We see press releases proclaiming 300 Mbps, 600 Mbps, … Continue reading

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Tracking the Jio effect

Today OpenSignal released its latest State of LTE report, comparing 4G speeds and 4G availability in 75 countries around the globe. While we see some interesting overall LTE trends, there is one country that stood out in our data. India … Continue reading

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Free 4G means Jio users have little need for Wifi

It’s only been a few months since Reliance Jio launched its new LTE-only mobile service in India, but it’s already causing quite the stir. Jio has tapped into a pent-up demand for inexpensive mobile data services, not just by offering … Continue reading

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An early look at India’s first nationwide 4G operator, Jio

OpenSignal data analyst Joe Cainey caught sight of a ghost earlier this month when looking at our India network data. Defunct Mumbai operator Loop Mobile suddenly rematerialized in our network tests, showing LTE connections not just in Mumbai but in … Continue reading

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