Ookla has once again crowned Mobitel with the Speedtest Award 2019, for proving the fastest Mobile Network in Sri Lanka. Ookla, the company behind Speedtest®, is the global leader in fixed broadband and mobile network testing applications, data and analysis. Mobitel emerged victorious in all categories with a Speed Score of 27.73 during the period of Q1- Q2 2019.
Nalin Perera, CEO, Mobitel said: “As the National Mobile Service Provider, we have significantly invested in uplifting the infrastructure network across the country to offer our valued customers a fast and reliable mobile network service, so that they can do more, enjoy more and experience more. The award is a testament of our commitment and dedication in offering the best of the services in the market. We have been once again awarded as having the fastest speeds in Sri Lanka and such recognition by international organizations inspire us to go beyond the norm and set formidable milestones. As we strengthen our foothold in the 4G network, we look forward to launching 5G commercially, offering cutting- edge technology to our customers at competitive price.” Mobitel was adjudged as having the fastest LTE network in Sri Lanka with average download speeds of 30.30 Mbps, with the closest competitor at 26.84 Mbps. The results are based on analysis by Ookla of average download speeds of 4G LTE tests taken in Sri Lanka from Speedtest Intelligence® data in Q1 2019. Ookla has also recognized Mobitel as the first 5G data network in Sri Lanka.