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Jio GigaFiber tops Netflix ISP Speed Index for 8th consecutive month

Jio GigaFiber had a speed of 3.49 Mbps

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MUMBAI: Reliance Jio GigaFiber has topped Netflix’s ISP Speed Index list for the eighth time in a row for April 2019 with 3.49 Mbps of data speed during prime time on Netflix.

It is worth noting that Jio GigaFiber is still in its testing stage right now, and has not yet been commercially launched. To recall, it was first unveiled at the company's AGM in July 2018.

The company has dominated the Netflix ISP Speed Index since September 2018 and its closest rival this time around is Spectra with 3.43 Mbps speed. Its current speed is, however, a little lower than its last measured calculation of 3.57Mbps. 

Spectra and 7 Star Digital have swapped positions, and Spectra took the second position with an average speed of 3.43Mbps while 7 Star Digital took the third spot with 3.41Mbps speed. As mentioned, Airtel took the fourth spot with 3.29Mbps average speed last month. In the fifth spot, Atria Convergence Technologies (ACT) managed to offer 3.16Mbps of average speed. You Broadband took the sixth spot with 3.04Mbps speed, and Hathway the seventh position with 2.97Mbps speed. Tikona, BSNL, and MTNL all managed to make it into the top 15 list, albeit at the end. Tata Communications took the 15th spot with 1.71Mbps average speed during primetime.

Netflix said, “The Netflix ISP Speed Index is a measure of prime time Netflix performance on particular ISPs (internet service providers) around the globe, and not a measure of overall performance for other services/data that may travel across the specific ISP network.”

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