TRAI Launches Myspeed App to Measure Real Time Mobile Internet Speed [ Current Affairs ]

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The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has launched ‘MySpeed’ mobile application for measuring real time mobile Internet speed that consumers get. It would start the process within a month to frame new service quality norms for wireless data.

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  • This is the first application to be launched under the Digital India initiative, which is directly trying to challenge the issue of poor data speeds.

About Myspeed App (TRAI) :

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Features:

  • Consumers using this app can check the speed of home broadband’s Wi-Fi or their 3G or 4G connection.
  • Myspeed App through we will get real time data from customers.
  • This will be put on TRAI Analytics Portal. It will show mobile data speed of each operator in a given area on real time basis.
  • The application permits user to send coverage, data speed and network information along with place and device to a TRAI analytics portal.
  • This app is available for download on Google Play store and Mobile Seva app store.
  • It is compatible with smartphones running on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and above.
  • The data collected from this app will be directly transmitted to TRAI’s analytics portal and save them described of the internet speeds in India.

About TRAI:

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  • Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) was established on February 20, 1997 by an Act of Parliament to regulate telecom services and tariffs in India.
  • One of its main objectives is to provide a fair and transparent environment that promotes a level playing field and facilitates fair competition in the market.

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TRAI Chairman

RS Sharma

Formation

1997

Legal status

Created by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1997

Purpose

Independent regulator

Headquarters

New Delhi, India

Region served

India

- Published on: July 7, 2016