Viasat Internet, a telecoms company that provides internet access to rural areas in India, is the world’s largest broadband provider, according to data from research firm iResearch.
Viasat is owned by the Indian government, and has been in operation since 1997.
Its network covers the country’s 3.4 billion people, according the World Bank.
The data also show that the largest broadband providers in India are in the US, with Comcast topping the list with over 790 million subscribers.
Viacom, which owns Comedy Central and is currently owned by Disney, is second with over 576 million subscribers, while Reliance Communications is third with over 472 million subscribers in India.
The next two biggest providers in the country are Tata Communications with over 320 million subscribers and Vodafone with just under 350 million subscribers.
“In terms of broadband speeds, ViasAT is the fastest, followed by Tata Communications and Reliance.
Vias AT was the most popular ISP in India in the second quarter of this year.
The company has more than 1,400 fibre optic internet towers in various locations in the state of Karnataka.
VibesAT has over 2.5 million internet users in Karnataka, according data.
The company has over 1.1 million broadband subscribers in the city of Bangalore.
Vibes AT also provides internet services to the entire country, and more than 60% of the state’s population.
Viacom and Relidc are the only companies that offer internet service to remote areas of India, with Reliance providing the service to about one-fifth of India’s population and ViasA being the other large provider in remote areas.