Speaking to MediaNama, a spokesperson from the popular speed test service Ookla said that it has not received any legal notice or any form of legal communication from Reliance Jio. The spokesperson added that the claims made by the Ambani-led telco were false. “Jio's statements that we informed them of flawed data and proceeded to release misinformation anyway are completely untrue. Jio is actually a client of ours and…it is incredibly unfortunate that they have never contacted us directly about any of these matters and instead have chosen to make public statements that are absolutely false,” added the spokesperson. Recently, Airtel put out a press statement claiming that Ookla has rated itself as “India’s fastest mobile network”. Airtel added that “Ookla’s findings are based on analysis of millions of internet speed tests (done) by mobile customers across India using its (Ookla’s) Speedtest app.” However, Reliance Jio cried foul over these claims and penned down a letter to ASCI, India’s advertising standards watchdog. In the letter, Jio said that the Airtel-Ookla campaign is misleading and flawed and this was accepted by Ookla when Jio inquired about it. Jio added that it has also sent a legal notice to Ookla through its legal representatives. Ookla speed test results don’t consider second SIM: Jio In a new statement, Jio explained that Ookla’s speed test results can only be attributed to the primary SIM on which speed test is conducted and that the secondary SIM is not taken into consideration. “Therefore, there is no guarantee that…
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