Trai to launch consumer app to measure mobile internet speed


New Delhi: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India will launch on Tuesday ‘TRAI MySpeed’, a mobile app through which consumers can check the speed of internet connection on their smartphones. "The MySpeed App, which could be downloaded from the mobile sewa app store, allows users to measure their data speed experience and send the results to this (Trai Analytics Portal)," stated Telecom Regulatory Authority in a statement.
It added that the portal and the application would be formally launched by the regulator on July 5. The application will also send coverage, data speed and network information along with device and location of the customer. Meanwhile, Trai has defined minimum internet speed delivery to its customers after its drive test found that 3G customers of some operators were getting 2G internet speed most of the time in select cities.