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Ireland Market Snapshot - March

As Vodafone launch 4G VoLTE and expand 5G testing across the country, they also lead our latest Mobile Experience Report for Ireland, topping download speeds, upload speeds and latency on 4G.

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Spain Market Snapshot - March

As Orange pledge to boost 4G connectivity across Spain with its new #LaRedquenosune campaign, they also inch ahead of Vodafone in our latest Mobile Experience Report for average download speeds and...

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UK Market Snapshot - March

As Vodafone gear up for 5G, recently announcing the 19 cities in the UK where it will launch its 5G service before the end of the year, EE continue to lead download and upload speeds across the...

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Portugal Market Snapshot - March

Our latest Market Snapshot report for Portugal shows Vodafone continuing to lead download speeds as well as performing best for network stability across the country. Together with Vodafone, both MEO...

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Italy Market Snapshot - March

Having invested heavily in Italy’s 5G spectrum auction, TIM and Vodafone have signed a network sharing pact to enable effective 5G deployment. The two operators also lead our speed and latency tests,...

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MWC 2019 Live Network Performance Dashboard

Every February, the mobile industry's top 100,000 decision-makers descend on Barcelona for Mobile World Congress. In addition to being a critical networking opportunity, the conference is also an...

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UK: EE increase their average download speed lead

Our latest crowdsourced report for the UK shows EE leading speeds and latency overall. However, both Vodafone and 3 disrupt the rankings, with Vodafone leading upload speeds and 3 leading download...

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Portugal: Vodafone leads 4G speeds as MEO tops 3G

As Vodafone announces its Christmas campaign offering free services during the festive season, it also leads our latest network performance tests based on data collected between August and October,...

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Germany: O2 lags as Telekom and Vodafone top download speeds

Vodafone and Telekom battled it out for first place in Tutela's latest Mobile Experience Report, which analyzed 1.55 million speed tests and over 36.2 million response tests taken from August 1st to...

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The role of spectrum in Spain’s 5G future

The rollout of 5G networks is set to begin in earnest in 2019, and network operators and equipment vendors worldwide are bracing for the transition. Spain is no exception: some network operators are...

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Should we allow shared access to 5G spectrum?

There is currently a vigorous debate in the UK about whether shared access to 5G spectrum should be allowed. Much hinges on the expectation of how widely mobile operators might deploy. By examining...

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Italy: TIM lead network tests between August and October

Telecom Italia’s new CEO adopts a leading position for network performance according to our latest crowdsourced results for Italy, as TIM perform best for both upload and download speeds and overtake...

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UK: EE is still the fastest network, Three sees improvements

In our September 2018 report for the UK, EE remained on top, but all four carriers saw improvements in their 4G download speeds. Three achieved an average LTE download speed of over 10 Mbps, while...

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Germany: Telekom and Vodafone lead speeds, O2 top latency

According to our latest results between June and August of this year, Telekom show best overall download speeds however Vodafone claim the lead in our results for 4G on both download and upload...

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Italy: TIM and Vodafone lead our latest network tests

Two key players in the Italian market, TIM and Vodafone, take the lead in our latest tests from August. Both operators spent significant amounts at Italy's recent spectrum auction to future proof...

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What we can learn from relative cell sizes

Crowdsourced measurements can reveal all sorts of interesting insights about networks, and one metric that's of interest to mobile operators is relative cell size - the coverage area each cell can...

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Spain: Movistar lead speeds as Vodafone drop to fourth place

Vodafone appear to have taken quite a hit on both download and upload speeds over the summer months, thankfully they stay top for latency across the country based on our results in August. Movistar...

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Germany: Telekom and Vodafone race to lead mobile speeds

Our results for the last quarter until July show Telekom performing best for download speeds whilst Vodafone lead upload across Germany. O2, who sit in third place for both, take our top spot for 4G...

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Italy: TIM leads speeds whilst Vodafone top our latency findings

Based on our research between May and July this year, TIM dominated download speeds across both 4G and 3G, averaging 19.14Mbps compared with second place Vodafone at 14.10Mbps, third place Wind at...

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UK: EE continue to lead real world download speeds as Vodafone top latency

With average download speeds of 21.36Mbps, EE continue to top our research findings from data collected in July. Vodafone follow in second place with average download speeds of 16.72Mbps across both...

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Spain: Network speeds plunge as data usage surges during summer

Vodafone subscribers see 30% slow-down as vacation kicks in Spain is undoubtedly one of the most popular summer hotspots, and not just for visitors but residents too. As locals head to the coast for...

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Spain: Movistar lead download speeds and stability, whilst Vodafone perform best in latency

Movistar lead our latest download speed chart for June with average speeds of 17.71Mbps across both 4G and 3G. Vodafone place second with average download speeds of 15.37Mbps, followed by Yoigo and...

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Germany: Vodafone and Telekom lead speeds whilst O2 perform best for latency

Across both 4G and 3G, Telekom top our chart for fastest average download speeds with scores of 14.78Mbps, Vodafone lead our 4G only download speed tests with average speeds of 20.73Mbps, and O2 sit...

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Italy: TIM lead download speeds whilst Vodafone head our latency charts

Our findings for Italy for the last quarter place TIM at the top of our download speed chart, with average speeds on 4G of 25.60Mbps, ahead of Vodafone, 3 and Wind, and reaching highs of 29.16Mbps in...

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UK Mobile Experience - Who is better and where?

From London to Liverpool, and Bristol to Birmingham, each city in the UK is unique in its own way, but whether home to the Queen or the Beatles, the need to be connected is no longer a just a nice to...

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Spain: Movistar lead download speeds and network stability tests

Movistar rocket ahead of the other 3 players in the Spanish market with speeds of 26.10Mbps in Andalusía and 25.35Mbps in Valencia on 4G. However Vodafone take the lead in Catalonia, with speeds of...

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United Kingdom: EE lead download speeds whilst O2 perform best for upload speeds in Scotland

Our latest mobile experience report for the UK puts EE at the top of our download speed chart across both 4G and 3G, with average speeds of 22.66Mbps. EE are planning on running the first live 5G...

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Germany: Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone lead our speed tests

Deutsche Telekom lead our download speed tests for the last quarter up to April, with average download speeds across both 4G and 3G of 15.11Mbps. Telekom have began to lay the foundations for 5G...

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TIM delivers fastest download speeds for Italy

As Italy plans to take the first step to ultra fast download speeds by auctioning 5G spectrum by the end of September, our latest findings over the last quarter show TIM outperforming the other three...

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Movistar leads download speeds in Spain

Findings from our March Report In our latest mobile network performance report for Spain, we can see Movistar inch ahead of Vodafone to secure the top spot for the fastest download speeds across 4G...

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