Pakistani Telcos ranked in 7 key areas by OpenSignal’s Cellular Community Experts Report

By Junaid Javed

In previous few years, mobile providers worldwide have been proactive in changing the focus from primary voice providers to full knowledge providers to acomodate the speedy rise in Smartphone and social apps utilization.

In Pakistan too, smartphone users have caught up with the change. Capturing and importing footage and movies, watching movies and films on YouTube or streaming websites, taking part in video video games, and online shopping are a few of the issues that a common Pakistani mobile subscriber usually does every day.

OpenSignal – an impartial world customary for analyzing shopper Cellular expertise – just lately issued its Cellular Community Expertise Report for Q2, 2020, during which it examined the cellular community expertise of the 4 nationwide cellular community operators in Pakistan, particularly Jazz, Telenor, Ufone, and Zong.

The person expertise that Pakistani mobile operators ship to their customers was measured in seven key classes together with Video, Voice App, Obtain Pace, Add Pace, 4G Availability, 4G Protection, and, for the primary time in OpenSignal’s reporting, Gaming.

Right here’s how Pakistani telcos performed in all these classes as per the report.

Video Expertise

Out of a doable 100 factors on the Video Expertise chart, Zong scored the best 57.Three factors taking the lead within the class. Zong is followed by Jazz with a rating of 53 in the identical class. Telenor scored the least on the Video Expertise chart with a rating of 41.6 whereas Ufone ended up the second final on the record with 50.6 factors.

Gaming Expertise

In keeping with OpenSignal, that is the primary time it has assessed how cellular customers expertise real-time multiplayer cellular gaming on the operator-level in Pakistan. Ufone took the lead within the class with a rating of 35.7 on a scale of 100 factors. Jazz followed carefully with 34.6 factors followed by Zong at a video games expertise rating of 34.9. Telenor ended up final with 34.Four factors.

Voice App Expertise

On OpenSignal’s Voice App expertise chart, Ufone secured the best rating of 66.6 factors out of a doable 100. The telco was adopted carefully by Zong with 65.5 factors. Jazz scored 65.2 whereas Telenor ended up final right here too with 63.6 factors.

Obtain Pace Expertise

Zong received the primary place within the Obtain Pace expertise class with obtain speeds of 10.9 Mbps. Jazz got here in second with 10.Four factors. The opposite two telcos particularly Ufone and Telenor have been nowhere close to the highest two with their respective obtain speeds of 5.9 and three.eight Mbps.

Add Pace Expertise

Zong took the lead in Add Pace expertise too with add speeds of 4.5 Mbps per second. Jazz adopted considerably carefully with speeds of 4.2 Mbps. In add speeds too, Ufone and Telenor stood far behind the highest 2 with every delivering speeds of 1.7 Mbps at their greatest.

4G Availability Expertise

4G availability throughout Pakistan was additionally examined by OpenSignal in its community expertise report. Out of all telcos, Zong’s 4G community was discovered to be out there 86.6% of the time, the best within the class. Jazz’s 4G was out there for 81.5% of the time. 4G availability of Telenor and Ufone stood at 77.3% and 65.4% of the instances respectively.

4G Protection Expertise

On the 4G protection expertise charts too, Zong received the highest place with the best rating of 5.7 out of a doable 10 factors. Coming in second within the class are Jazz and Telenor with every one scoring 4.eight factors. Ufone secured a poor 4G protection expertise rating of two.1.

Abstract: Zong takes the lead in 5 out of seven classes

Whereas Ufone managed to attain the lead when it comes to Video games and Voice App experiences, Zong took the lead within the remaining 5 classes together with Video, Obtain Pace, Add Pace, 4G Availability, and 4G Protection experiences.