We’ve won the Speedtest Award for the ‘UK’s Fastest 5G Network’

August 13, 2021

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It’s official. We’ve won the Ookla® Speedtest AwardTM for the UK’s Fastest 5G Network.

Ookla is the company who provides what is probably the most well-known internet test – Speedtest®. And we’ve topped their UK chart for the first half of 2021.

Who is Ookla?

Ookla is the global leader in mobile broadband and network intelligence, testing applications, and related technologies. Impressive? Yes, and some.

What is Speedtest?

Speedtest is Ookla’s flagship network testing platform. It collects hundreds of millions of measurements about the performance and quality of networks around the world every day. That means it tells you exactly how fast your internet is.

Ookla’s global leadership position is based on a relentless pursuit of data. Since 2006, a whopping 37 billion tests have been taken with Speedtest. When Ookla test for 5G, they’re looking at the quality of the mobile internet connection. Making sure that their tests reflect the average user’s everyday streaming, downloading and uploading speeds. Plus, they use their connections with servers across the world. And because they’ve got the world’s largest partner server network, Speedtest is the most accurate measure of internet performance.

Why did Three win ‘UK’s Fastest 5G Network’?

Ookla have collected and analysed masses of data using Speedtest. The results are based on our speed performances across our 5G locations. It means we can say with confidence that Three has the UK’s Fastest 5G Network for Q1-Q2 2021.

Here’s what Doug Suttles, CEO at Ookla says:

“Speedtest Awards, presented by Ookla, are reserved for an elite delegation of network operators that have delivered exceptional internet performance and coverage within a market. It is our pleasure to present Three with the award for Fastest 5G Network in the United Kingdom. This recognition is testament to their exceptional performance in Q1-Q2 2021 based on Ookla’s rigorous analysis of consumer-initiated tests taken with Speedtest.”

So, there you have it – Three is officially the UK’s Fastest 5G Network for Q1-Q2 2021. Proof that when you’re with us, you’re in the UK’s best hands when you want to stream your favourite show. Or download that huge presentation in seconds. Or call your friends abroad. And game without interruptions. Discover 5G with us.

– Based on analysis by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data for Q1–Q2 2021. Ookla trademarks used under license and reprinted with permission.