June 29, 2017

Ookla ranks Tata Docomo Wi-Fi at Delhi's IGI as fourth fastest among airports in Asia

New Delhi: Speed test global leader, Ookla, has rated Tata Docomo Wi-Fi at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport as the fourth fastest among the top 10 airports in Asia. Ookla, using speed test data for the period from March to May 2017, analysed the speeds of free airport Wi-Fi.  

Commenting on Ookla speed test report, Natraj Akella, vice president, Wi-Fi services, Tata Docomo, said, “We are privileged that our Wi-Fi services at IGI are rated as the fourth fastest amongst the top 10 airports in the Asian market. This recognition drives us to do more, anticipate our customers’ requirements earlier and better.  For Tata Docomo, public Wi-Fi access is an important step towards digitisation and an earnest endeavour for the evolving high-speed internet access infrastructure development in the country, and aim to empower our customers with best-in-class, real-time connectivity solutions”.

Tata Docomo’s free Wi-Fi at Delhi’s IGI, with an average DL speed of 15.95 Mbps, is rated as the fourth fastest, ahead of Singapore’s Changi Airport, Bangkok’s Suvarnabhoomi Airport and Hong Kong International Airport. The first three ranks have gone to Dubai International, Seoul’s Incheon International and Tokyo Haneda Airport.

Tata Docomo’s Wi-Fi credentials

Supported by the company’s wholly owned national fibre backbone, Tata Docomo is India’s leading provider of Wi-Fi services, delivering complete Wi-Fi connectivity to a number of public spaces, commercial premises including country’s leading hotels, premium retail café chains and India’s top airports. Tata Docomo’s Wi-Fi provisioning has also assisted in connecting some of India’s most emblematic public spaces.

In addition to infrastructure, Tata Docomo delivers support services, security and a range of revenue models and value-added services to support these Wi-Fi zones. The company plans to set up Wi-Fi hotspots in major cities across the country over the next two years in anticipation of the exponential growth of internet usage on the back of year-on-year doubling of smart devices in India.