Reliance JioFiber slipped to the fifth position behind ACT Fibernet in the Netflix ISP Speed Index for the period spanning from August to September. During the same period, the Reliance JioFiber recorded an increase in data speed from 3.17 Mbps in August to 3.23 Mbps in September. That did not stop ACT Fibernet to overtake Reliance JioFiber to occupy the fourth position in the speed index report. Netflix ISP Speed in the best and the reliable means to measure the data speeds of the ISPs. It measures the prime time performance of the ISPs and reports the speeds every month along with their ranks and speed index. While the 7 Star Digital topped the charts, it was closely followed by Spectra, Airtel, ACT Fibernet, and Reliance Jio. The state-run telecom operator BSNL also improved its ranking and climbed up to the 14th spot on the list. BSNL also recorded an increase in data speed to 2.17 Mbps as opposed to 1.99 Mbps that was recorded previously.
Reliance JioFiber Slips to Fifth Position in the Netflix ISP Speed Index
Mukesh Ambani has announced the commercial launch of JioFiber in September. The company announced a total of six plans with varying data speeds and benefits. The telco also offered freebies to the subscribers opting for premium JioFiber plans that included extra service, double data benefits, HD LED TV sets, Bluetooth speakers, and more. The company also plans to operationalise “First Day First Show service” within two-three years, wherein the customers would be able to watch the latest movies on the release date.
As per the latest Netflix ISP index report, Mukesh-Ambani led JioFiber slipped to the fifth position behind ACT Fibernet. However, the measured JioFiber speeds did increase from 3.17 Mbps in August to 3.23 Mbps in September. But during the same period, the measured internet speeds of ACT Fibernet also increased from 3.13 Mbps to 3.30 Mbps. That is the sole reason why Reliance JioFiber stood behind ACT Fibernet in the Netflix ISP Speed Index.
Top Players Witness a Shuffle in the Rankings on the Netflix ISP Index
When it comes to top performers in the Netflix ISP Speed Index, the 7 Star Digital topped the charts with the highest speed of 3.46 Mbps as opposed to 3.32 Mbps earlier. Spectra, the previous leader in the Netflix speed Index, slipped to the second position in the rankings. Spectra recorded an internet speed of 3.43 Mbps on Netflix prime time. Bharti Airtel, which stood in the third position, recorded 3.37 Mbps speed. The sixth and seventh spots are occupied by You Broadband and Hathway.