- 64% higher download speed than the second provider
- COSMOTE 5G brings even higher speeds
The award for “fastest mobile network in Greece” was once again given to COSMOTE mobile network at the Speedtest AwardsTM by Ookla®, global leader in mobile and broadband network intelligence, testing applications and technology. COSMOTE, the first to bring 5G- the internet of the future- to Greece, awarded for the 8th time in succession by Ookla® for achieving a Speed ScoreTM of 51.39, (2nd: 28.49 and 3nd: 25.62) and download speeds that were measured 64% higher than those of the second provider and 83% faster than those of the third.
“We are proud that 2020 is another year in which COSMOTE network was named ‘the fastest mobile network in Greece’ by Ookla®. We will not stop. Having been the first to bring 5G to the Greek market, we will continue to grow the country’s largest mobile network, so that our subscribers can enjoy the best connectivity and mobile internet experience in the new digital era. better for all through technology
”, stated OTE Group’s Executive Director Network Development & Operations, George Tsonis.
The ‘‘Greece’s Fastest Mobile Network 2020
’’ award was based on approximately 460,000 measurements that took place by mobile network users, during the last six months of 2020. The tests were implemented via the Speedtest® application under real conditions, throughout the country, on the networks of all the mobile telephony providers, on iOS and Android devices. With more than 13,500 servers around the world, millions of tests are implemented every day by Ookla® users, the total number of tests having exceeded 33 billion, since 2006. More information on the “Speedtest Awards” is available at www.speedtest.net/awards
Continuous network upgrades and even higher speeds for COSMOTE 5G
As part of COSMOTE’s efforts to provide its subscribers with the best connectivity and mobile internet experience, the company is continuously expanding the largest mobile network in Greece. Over the past 3 years it has increased its mobile network capacity by 77%, a fact that has allowed for quadruple mobile data traffic with no impact on users’ connectivity experience.
Innovating once again, COSMOTE was the first to bring 5G to Greece in Athens, Thessaloniki, and other cities around the country, while in specific areas maximum speeds reach or even exceed 1Gbps. COSMOTE 5G will expand to even more areas of Greece and the population coverage is expected to exceed 50% by the end of the year. COSMOTE’s 5G network will reach its full potential with the incorporation of the new bandwidth that COSMOTE just obtained through the tender implemented by the Hellenic Telecommunications and Post Commission (EETT).
5G, one of the fastest and most reliable technologies, will act as an economic growth enabler with potential applications in various sectors, including industry, health, telecommunications, transport, smart cities, education, entertainment, etc. For more information, visit www.cosmote.gr/5g