New Delhi, March 2, 2017: Bharti Airtel ("Airtel"), India's largest telecommunications services provider, today said that it has been rated as India's fastest mobile network by Ookla - the global leader in broadband testing and web-based network diagnostic applications. This latest recognition, furthers cements Airtel's position as India's best smartphone network that consistently enables a superior online experience for customers.
Ookla's findings are based on analysis of millions of internet speed tests logged on 'modern devices' by mobile customers across India using its popular Speedtest app. The results include all mobile tests, regardless of connection technology.
Airtel has been making significant investments towards building a 'future ready' network under Project Leap, its national network transformation initiative. Ookla's findings are yet another testimony to Airtel's endeavour to delight customers with best-in-class mobile experience across technology platforms and devices.
Ajai Puri, Director - Operations (India & South Asia), Bharti Airtel said "At Airtel, our constant endeavour is to provide the best possible experience for our customers. We are delighted to receive this recognition from a global leader like Ookla and it is yet another validation of our efforts to build a world-class smartphone network."
"We are pleased to acknowledge Airtel as India's Fastest Mobile Network for 2016. This award recognizes Airtel's commitment to delivering fast speeds and a strong network to their customers across India." Jamie Steven, COO at Speedtest by Ookla.
Airtel has been consistently rated as the fastest mobile network in India. The latest speed tests published by the TRAI also rated Airtel as the fastest 4G network in India.