- For the third year in a row, Vodafone Romania has been certified as “Best in Test” mobile network in Romania for the quality of its mobile data and mobile voice services
- The measurements of all mobile networks in Romania were carried out by P3 communications during November and December 2016, in a series of big cities, small cities, rural areas and connecting roads independently chosen by P3 communications
- This latest “Best in Test” certificate confirms Vodafone Romania’s strategy to provide users with the best experience with its Supernet™ 4G+ network
Vodafone Romania has been certified for the third year in a row as the “Best in Test” mobile network in Romania, obtaining the highest total score for the quality and performance of its data and voice services, after measurements on all Romanian mobile networks conducted by the independent auditor P3 Communications during November and December 2016.
“The latest Best in Test certificate awarded by the independent auditor P3 communications confirm once again that our customers enjoy superior mobile services in Romania, allowing them to communicate and to enjoy mobile entertainment anytime and anywhere they please. Our Supernet™ 4G+ continues to provide our users with the best voice and data experience”, said Ravinder Takkar, President & CEO, Vodafone Romania.
Compared to other Romanian mobile networks, the measurement shows that Vodafone Romania’s network was “Best in Test” in the Mobile Benchmark Romania test conducted by the independent auditor P3 communications between November 5th and December 12th, 2016.
The performance benchmark measurement campaign was carried out in a series of big cities, small cities, rural localities and connecting roads covering the Romania territory. The localities have been randomly chosen by P3 Communications and included Aiud, Avrig, Babadag, Brasov, Braila, Bucuresti, Botosani, Caransebes, Cernavoda, Cluj-Napoca, Constanta, Craiova, Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Gura Humorului, Fetesti, Harlau, Iasi, Lugoj, Ovidiu, Pitesti, Slatina, Tecuci, Timisoara, Targu Frumos.
The testing methodology is updated every year by P3 communication in order to reflect the increased customer expectations, the availability of the latest mobile technologies in the respective country and to stress the mobile networks at their maximum capabilities. The drive test routes are randomly chosen every year by P3 communications; they are not communicated in advance to the mobile operators in order to secure the objectivity and accuracy of the end results and to reflect the real customers experience with each mobile network provider.
P3 communications is a leading international consulting, engineering and testing services company, based in Germany. P3 communications is part of the P3 group, which has 3,500 employees worldwide and posted a turnover of more than EUR 350 million in 2016. The company provides a broad portfolio of independent technical and management consulting services including network planning, engineering, end-to-end optimisation, security, QoS and QoE testing, international benchmarking, device testing and acceptance services. P3 communications’ clients include network operators, equipment vendors and device manufacturers.
Vodafone Romania launched Supernet 4G+ in September 2016, which provides customers with higher speed, best mobile experience for HD video, deeper indoor coverage and enhanced security, as well as the widest 4G+ coverage, available in all the 41 county capitals, Bucharest and other 330 localities.
Vodafone Romania is a subsidiary of Vodafone Group, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies which provide a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 49 more, and fixed broadband operations in 17 markets. As of September 30th, 2016, Vodafone had 470 million mobile customers and 14 million fixed broadband customers.