Etisalat gains fastest mobile network title

Etisalat gains fastest mobile network title

Network testing company Ookla reported UAE-based operator Etisalat had the fastest mobile data speeds in 2020 so far.

Etisalat said in a statement, it was recognised as the fastest operator in Q1, Q2, and Q3 of this year.

Ookla conducted data speeds tests on millions of customers on every network across multiple applications.

The UAE operator beat stiff competition for its title with an overall Ookla Speed Score of 98.76Mbps.

Rivals included: SK Telecom (89.5Mbps), Qatar-based Ooredoo (87.80Mbps) and Bulgaria’s Vivacom (86.40Mbps), T-Mobile Netherlands (74.55Mbps), Canada's Telus (68.89Mbps).

Hatem Dowidar, Etisalat Group acting CEO said: “This is a milestone achievement and a testament to our relentless efforts towards our strategy and vision to ‘Drive the digital future to empower societies’. Our corporate strategy has enabled us to consistently push boundaries, by responding swiftly to the global digital advancements and proactively deliver cutting-edge services and solutions to our customers.

"We will continue to focus on creating the world’s best and leading networks across our markets to deliver long-term value to all our stakeholders.

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