Navi Mumbai becomes the fastest 4G city in India: OpenSignal report

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4G speed in India: Navi Mumbai is fastest city, Allahabad slowest

OpenSignal today released a new report it conducted in India between December 2017 and February 2018. Mumbai ranked lowest among the four big metros with an overall ranking of 8, with fixed broadband speeds averaging 12.06 mbps. The average download speed globally on 2G stood at 0.1 Mbps, for 3G it stood at 4.1 Mbps and for WiFi networks it averaged to 14 Mbps, as per the February report.

On the states' front, residents of Karnataka enjoy the fastest speeds in India, with a mean download speed of 28.46 Mbps during the month of February, which is 37.4% faster than the rest of the country. According to the report, Navi Mumbai has stolen the top spot from Mumbai in terms of 4G LTE download speeds, proving that new cities are emerging as leaders. The blog mentions that Allahabad is the only city in the top 20 list to have a download speed less than 4 Mbps i.e 3.5 Mbps.

The report also added that six out of top ten cities in the southern or western regions with Chennai coming in second place, followed by Kolkata with the average 4G speed of 8.46 Mbps and Bangalore with 7.17 Mbps. Thane fares better than Mumbai at #7 with a mean download speed of 17.43 mbps and a mean upload speed of 13.60 mbps.

Besides Chennai, fixed broadband speeds of some other metros like Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam also scored higher than the country's average of 20.72 Mbps.

If internet speed is all you care about then, here is a list that you must check out. The 5 cities at the bottom of the list are Surat, Kanpur, Patna, Lucknow and Allahabad in the consecutive order.

In its State of LTE report, Opensignal said that "LTE availability in India is remarkable: users were able to connect to an LTE signal over 86% of the time, a rise of some 10 percentage points from a year earlier".

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