Vodafone Romania has been certified for its performance of the web browsing services on smartphones by independent auditor P3 communications. Compared to other GSM/UMTS networks, the measurement concluded that Vodafone Romania provides: “Best Live Web Page Accessibility” and “Best Web Browsing Reliability” on smartphones.
In addition, from the indicators measured by P3 communications, Vodafone Romania’s network offered the highest data transfer speed, for both smartphones and Mobile Broadband modems.
The performance benchmark measurement campaign was carried out in the period November 6, 2012, and December 15, 2012, in 19 cities: Bucuresti, Constanta, Galati, Braila, Iasi, Botosani, Bacau, Targu-Mures, Cluj-Napoca, Baia Mare, Oradea, Arad, Timisoara, Craiova, Pitesti, Sibiu, Brasov, Ploiesti and Buzau. The tests were done on the move to replicate as accurate as possible the mobile user experience.
“P3 communications has performed an independent audit of the Romanian mobile radio network performance Romania from an end-user’s perspective. All networks under test (except CDMA networks) were tested with identical User Equipments. The tests have been executed as an outdoor drive test in a nomadic way, i.e. alternating in drive mode and stationary at points of interest in the respective city centres..The test methodology as well as all drive routes and stationary locations have been chosen independently by P3 communications”.
This is the 3rd certification provided to Vodafone Romania by p3 communications following network performance measurements.
Vodafone Romania is a subsidiary of Vodafone Group Plc., the world’s leading international mobile communications group with approximately 403 million customers in its controlled and jointly controlled markets as of 31 December 2012. Vodafone currently has equity interests in over 30 countries across five continents and more than 50 partner networks worldwide.