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Vodafone has the fastest 4G network in West Bengal, says Ookla

June 04, 2019
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Vodafone has been certified as the fastest 4G network in West Bengal telecom circle by Ookla. The average download and upload speed of Vodafone SuperNet 4G network was 12.85 Mbps and 8.59 Mbps, respectively, during January-March 2019.

Recognising network enhancement in Kolkata, Ookla has certified Vodafone as the fastest network with upload speed of 7.05 Mbps for the same period.

Commenting on the development, Vishant Vora, chief technology officer, Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL), said, “We are modernising networks through latest technology deployments and consolidating spectrum as part of the world’s largest network integration exercise being undertaken by Vodafone Idea Limited in India. This is helping us achieve greater network capacities and faster 4G speeds for our customers. Ookla certification is recognition of our consistent efforts to provide better network experience to our customers.”

Meanwhile, Shivan Bhargava, business head, Kolkata and West Bengal, VIL, said, “We are happy to be certified as ‘West Bengal’s fastest 4G network’ and hope our customers will enjoy the benefits of Vodafone SuperNet 4G by sharing more with their friends and family. With a wide portfolio of digital content, fastest 4G speed and robust network, we are confident that we will be able to further strengthen our leadership in the market.”

VIL offers 2G, 3G and 4G services in Kolkata and West Bengal through a network of over 21,000 sites and highest spectrum portfolio. The operator is also deploying new technologies such as Massive MIMO, Small Cells and TDD to enhance coverage and network capacity in the region.

Being the initial set of circles where the integration was completed, the deployment of latest technology has enhanced the 4G experience of customers in all major towns of West Bengal including Kolkata, Siliguri, Durgapur, Burdwan, Kharagpur, Medinipur and others.

Highest upload in Kolkata is based on Ookla’s analysis of Speedtest intelligence data of tests taken by 4G customers using its Speedtest app. West Bengal’s fastest 4G network is based on analysis of Speedtest intelligence data by VIL.


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