Ncell has become Nepal’s fastest mobile network as per Ookla’s speed tests. Ookla, the global leader in mobile and broadband network intelligence has awarded Ncell as Nepal’s Fastest Mobile Network Award for Q1, Q2 (January-June) 2022. Let’s know more about Ookla Speedtest awards to Ncell below.
Ncell is Nepal’s Fastest Mobile Network: Ookla Speedtest Awards
Speedtest Awards has been given to Ncell based on the Speed Score™ by Ookla. Ncell achieved a speed score of 17.16, with median download speeds of 17.31 Mbps and median upload speeds of 9.26 Mbps. And this turned out to be the best score in the market as compared to Nepal Telecom (Ntc) and Smart Cell.
Ookla conducted 16,929 user-initiated tests. The Speedtest was done on iOS and Android apps from all major mobile carriers in Nepal in the Q1-Q2 2022 period. According to Ookla, the test finding included the cellular tests performed on smartphones. And Ncell has bragged Nepal’s fastest mobile network award, according to the speed test performance collected.
Words from the CEO of Ncell and Ookla
Andy Chong, CEO of Ncell expressed his happiness “We are delighted that our continuous efforts to connect Nepal with high-speed mobile broadband to link Nepali with the opportunities it brings have been recognized as the ‘Fastest Mobile Network in Nepal’ by the global leader in speed testing. The award is a testimony that we deliver what we commit to our customers. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all stakeholders for their trust and for helping us deliver the fastest mobile data service.”
Also, Doug Suttles, CEO of Ookla said, “Speedtest Awards, presented by Ookla, are an elite designation reserved for the fastest and top-performing fixed broadband and mobile operators around the world. It is our pleasure to present Ncell with the award for Fastest Mobile Network in Nepal. This recognition is a testament to their exceptional performance in Q1-Q2 2022 based on Ookla’s rigorous analysis of consumer-initiated tests taken with Speedtest.”
Ncell, the privately owned telco company in Nepal is also one of the most popular names in the telecom industry. Its telco service began in 2005 AD by the name of Mero Mobile, which later changed to Ncell. Its 3G service commenced in 2010 while 4G service got rolled out in 2018.
Ncell’s VoLTE service has also got soft launched recently and is still in testing phase. VoLTE stands for Voice Over LTE which ensures, high quality HD calls along with 4G data simultaneously. The service will gradually support more devices in coming days.
Recently, Ncell also won ‘Telecom Company of the Year’in March 2022. And its Integrated Data Centre initiative also got ‘Infrastructure Initiative of the Year’ awards at the 2022 Asian Telecom Awards’. Likewise, the company also received the “Excellence in Employer Brand Award 2022” in April 2022, at the HR Meet in Nepal.
So what do you think about Ncell becoming the fastest mobile network in Nepal? Are you a Ncell user and how much are you satisfied about its’ speed and service? Do write and share your views, thoughts and opinions in the comment section below.
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