Even with the pandemic stressing mobile networks a bit more than usual, network quality rankings in India didn't change much between May to July 2020 and the three months before that. Airtel continued to hold on to its leads in 4G download speeds, VoIP calling, and video streaming, according to a report released on Monday by telecom analytics firm Opensignal. The company said its rankings this quarter were based on 16.3 billion measurements from 8.5 million phones. Airtel also topped a new category for gaming, which measures latency and other factors that come into play during multiplayer gaming on mobile data networks. Here's who topped each category: [caption id="attachment_222254" align="aligncenter" width="4576"] Source: Opensignal[/caption] This is the first report from Opensignal that does not consider data from Idea, whose network has been fully merged into Vodafone India's, under the brand name Vi. Vi has inherited Vodafone's sole leadership position in these rankings: upload speeds. Games experience in India lacking These are the scores out of 100 for gaming on mobile networks in India: [caption id="attachment_222253" align="aligncenter" width="3840"] Source: Opensignal[/caption] Even the winner, Airtel, hardly managed a national average over 55.6 out of 100. Meanwhile, T-Mobile in the US scored 71.4 out of 100, and even the worst operator in that country under this category, Sprint, was able to outrun Airtel, scoring 59.9 out of 100. Jio scoring lower than Airtel and Vi is interesting, as the telco has extensively rolled out fiber in its networks, but still seems to lag in…
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