Data Collection Period: Jan 01, 2019 -  March 30, 2019 (Source: Opensignal)
Data Collection Period: Jan 01, 2019 - March 30, 2019 (Source: Opensignal)

Chennai tops video load time in India during IPL

ANI | Updated: May 10, 2019 12:39 IST

London [United Kingdom] May 10 (ANI/NewsVoir): A recent research by Opensignal, a UK based mobile analytics firm, ranks Chennai, in India, with the fastest video download speed on smartphones.
The research, conducted across the top 50 cities in India during the recent IPL season ranked the cities based on 4G Video Load Time for IPL coverage. Given the recent development of 4G connectivity, across leading cities in India, the results were encouraging.
"With the use of smartphones for watching video content becoming highly prevalent today, download speeds are an important aspect that service providers need to be cognizant of. The research by our team on 4G Video Download speeds during the IPL season is a testament to the fact that India's Video Experience is moving in the right direction", said Peter Boyland, Senior Analyst at Opensignal.
"As mobile habits change and big data bundles become more affordable, millions of Indians are turning to their smartphones as their main mode for watching videos. This presents a significant opportunity for mobile network operators in the country to focus on improving their offerings to provide seamless consumer experience by", he added.
The analysis measured the average time taken for a mobile video to load and for the picture to start moving via a 4G connection. Simply put the shorter the video load time, the higher the ranking. This is where Chennai scored high, coming in at first place with an average time of 6 seconds.
Kolkata followed close behind with an average time of 6.2 seconds, followed by Hyderabad which shone in third with 6.4 seconds. Bangalore and Chandigarh, home of the Kings XI Punjab, just scored under the 7-second mark, with Mumbai, Delhi, and Jaipur bringing up the tail.
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