Vodafone Romania has the fastest mobile network for 4G technology, according to Ookla’s Speedtest data during 2017

Date: 02/12/2018
Source: Vodafone

  • Over 1.15 million tests performed by Romanian mobile customers during 2017 and collected by Ookla Speedtest Intelligence show that Vodafone Romania’s LTE network provided the highest average download and upload speeds, as well as the lowest average latency
  • The average national 4G speeds provided by Vodafone Romania are at least 12% higher for upload and almost 7% higher for download than any other mobile network in Romania
Vodafone Romania is the fastest mobile network in the country for 4G technology, according to tests performed by Romanian users over 4G, 4G+ and 4.5G connections (LTE) in 2017 using Speedtest® by Ookla®, worldwide leader in internet testing and analysis. The results of over 1.15 million tests performed by Romanian mobile users during January-December 2017 show that Vodafone Romania’s LTE network provides the highest average download and upload speeds, as well as the lowest average latency.

“This recognition is very important for us, as it is an indicator of our mobile network’s performance from the customer point of view, giving us an overall picture on the quality of the services we provide. It proves us that our customers benefit from the best 4G experience in Romania, which allows them to enjoy mobile entertainment and stay connected anytime and anywhere”, Catalin Buliga, Technology Director, Vodafone Romania, stated.

Speedtest Intelligence data collected through the tests results conducted by users over LTE connections between January and December 2017 shows Vodafone Romania maintaining a winning performance, with average national upload speeds at least 12% higher and download speeds almost 7% higher than all the other mobile telecom providers on the market.

Recently, Vodafone Romania’s network, Supernet 4.5G, has been certified for the fourth consecutive year as the Best in Test mobile network in Romania, obtaining the highest total score for the quality and performance of its data and voice services, after measurements on all Romanian mobile networks conducted by the independent auditor P3 communications during November and December 2017. The operator also achieved the highest score for mobile data services and provides the best web browsing and YouTube performance compared to the other operators.

Ookla is the global leader in internet performance testing and consumer-initiated network diagnostics. With 10 million tests taken every day and over 20 billion tests taken to date using Speedtest, Ookla provides the most expansive view of worldwide internet network performance and accessibility. Ookla’s comprehensive data platform, Speedtest Intelligence, is a trusted and vital research and analysis tool used by businesses, industry associations and government agencies. Ookla is headquartered in Seattle, WA, USA with additional offices in Dublin, Ireland. Speedtest can be taken at and the Speedtest app can be downloaded for iOS, Android, macOS, Windows, Apple TV and Google Chrome.

Vodafone Romania is a subsidiary of Vodafone Group, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies providing 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 19 markets. As of 31 December 2017, Vodafone Group had 529.1 million mobile customers and 19.3 million fixed broadband customers, including India and all of the customers in Vodafone’s joint ventures and associates. For more information, please visit:

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