The latest P3 Communication Research Report affirms MyBroadband discoveries MTN has the best South African network.
P3 Communication is a German company that offers consulting and analysis technology for German network technology.
For the latest evaluation of mobile network quality, the company has conducted South African unit testing between January 24 and February 11, 2018 using Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphones.
5,200 voice tests and 4,600 data tests were carried out by the operator in cities (50%), towns (10%) and roads (40%).
Data analysis downloads HTTP and loads speeding, web browsing, and YouTube videos.
Compared to the tests carried out in its unit, the evolution of data collected and evaluated between January 2016 and 2019 January, was obtained.
Test paths and crowdsourced data maps are shown.
P3 Communications networks analysis showed that the MTN voice and data network quality was the highest.
The following chart shows the scores obtained from the voice data and data service networks and the breakdown of categories of cities, towns and roads.
P3 reflects MyBroadband research
P3 Finding communications mirror MyBroadband network performance ranking, released in January.
MyBroadband network quality analysis is similar to the P3 methodology and includes controlled unit tests and crowd testing.
MyBroadband, however, uses a high-end smartphone range, such as Huawei Mate 20 Pro, Samsung Galaxy S9, Samsung Galaxy S8 and Motorola Moto Z models.
MyBroadband notification is different from P3 Communications, which only test data online.
MyBroadband's mobile network quality report appears in Q4 2018.
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|Operator||Latency (ms)||Download (Mbps)||Upload (Mbps)||Network score|