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Vodafone Romania has the fastest mobile network, according to Speedtest by Ookla

Date: 12/20/2016
Source: Vodafone


  • Vodafone Romania’s overall network performance has been awarded as Romania’s Fastest Mobile Network
  • Data from Speedtest Intelligence by Ookla also shows that Vodafone Romania’s Supernet 4G+ provides the highest download and upload speeds, as well as the lowest latency
  • The average national download speeds provided by Vodafone Romania are at least 15% higher than all the other mobile telecom providers

Vodafone Romania is the fastest mobile network in the country, according to tests run by customers over the past 6 months using Speedtest by Ookla, the world’s most popular internet test. The results of more than 500,000 tests during Q2 and Q3 of 2016 performed by users on LTE capable phones show that Vodafone Romania’s network provides the highest download and upload speeds, as well as the lowest latency.

To date, Ookla has collected over 1.14 million tests taken on Speedtest in 2016 from Romanian users testing their mobile network connections all over the country. Speedtest Intelligence data shows Vodafone Romania maintaining a winning performance, with download speeds to date at least 15% higher than all the other mobile telecom providers on the market.
“The tests results confirmed once again that Supernet 4G+ is the best network in Romania, allowing our customers to benefit from the latest technology incorporated in our services”, Ravinder Takkar, President and CEO Vodafone Romania, stated.

Jamie Steven, Ookla’s Executive Vice President commends Vodafone Romania’s achievement by noting: “Speedtest Awards are based on the internet speed that real people experience in their daily lives. With our rigorous award methodology and comprehensive view of Romania’s mobile internet performance, we are able to determine that Vodafone delivered the fastest mobile internet speed to their customers in Q2 and Q3 2016.”

Speedtest by Ookla is the global leader in internet performance testing and consumer-initiated network diagnostics. With over 9 million tests taken each day and over 9 billion tests logged to date, Speedtest provides the most expansive view of worldwide internet network performance and accessibility. The company’s comprehensive data platform, known as Speedtest Intelligence, is a trusted and vital research and analysis tool used by businesses, universities and government agencies that seek to fully understand the complexity of internet services by both region and provider. Speedtest can be taken at speedtest.net, and the Speedtest app can be downloaded for iOS, Android, macOS, Windows, Apple TV and Google Chrome.

Vodafone Romania launched Supernet 4G+ in September 2016, which provides customers with higher speed, best mobile experience for HD video, deeper indoor coverage and enhanced security, as well as the widest 4G+ coverage, available in all the 41 county capitals, Bucharest and other 330 localities.

Vodafone Romania is a subsidiary of Vodafone Group, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies which provide a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 49 more, and fixed broadband operations in 17 markets. As of September 30th, 2016, Vodafone had 470 million mobile customers and 14 million fixed broadband customers. For more information, please visit www.vodafone.com.

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