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Jio Gigafiber tops Netflix report on best internet speeds

It had a speed of 3.61 mbps in February.

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MUMBAI: Reliance Jio Gigafiber has topped the list of internet service providers (ISPs) with the highest speed, according to a report by Netflix. In the month of February, it had a speed of 3.61 mbps beating rivals Airtel, Spectranet and 7 Star Digital.

Since its launch in September 2018, Jio has consistently maintained its pole position in the chart giving speeds above 3.41 mbps. The report is released by Netflix to show which provider can give the best viewing experience for its videos.

After Jio, 7 Star Digital gave a speed of 3.43 mbps, Spectranet with 3.34 mbps and Airtel with 3.29 mbps. Some of the other bigger players such as Hathway, ACT Fibernet, MTNL and BSNL were ranked lower in the list.

The company is leaving no stone unturned to ensure it dominates the internet space. Last week, it was reported that Reliance Jio is testing a Triple Play Plan for its fibre to the home (FTTH) service, Jio GigaFiber. The plan will enable users to access Jio GigaFiber, Jio Home TV and Jio Apps in a single pack. The plan will offer 100GB of high-speed data, unlimited voice calling, Jio Home TV subscription along with access to Jio’s portfolio of app. It will be valid for 28 days.

Mukesh Ambani-led Jio announced its high speed fixed line broadband services for retail customers last year. During the formal announcement, it was announced that Jio Giga Fibre would come with a Jio Giga TV set top box offering more than 600 TV channels as well as over 1000 movies with enabled voice command feature for TV.

Along with that, an interesting feature of video calling through TV was also highlighted. Users can call every other TV connected through Jio Gigafibre.  For smooth rollout of the service, the company also acquired majority stakes in multi system operators such as Hathway and DEN Networks.

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