Islamabad, September 2018: The Speedtest® award from Ookla® goes to Jazz, Pakistan’s leading digital communications company. Ookla, an independent global leader in internet testing analyzed tests from a large sample of genuine mobile users in Pakistan and found Jazz to be significantly ahead of its competitor telecom networks.
Jazz is the country’s fastest mobile network. This is significant because not only is Jazz the largest operator of the country, but also has the largest mobile internet user base of over 20 Million customers. Now, as Pakistan’s fastest data network provider, Jazz consistently looks to offer subscribers the best online experience.
CEO of Jazz, Aamir Ibrahim said about the Speedtest award, “When a global leader such as Ookla, recognizes Jazz’s efforts to ensure that mobile communications technology remains at par with global standards, we consider it a huge win. We have always been committed to enabling users of our data services to upgrade their lifestyle for all things online.”
“With millions of tests taken using Speedtest every day, Ookla has developed a robust and comprehensive view of worldwide internet performance. It is our pleasure to recognize Jazz as the fastest data network in Pakistan based on our rigorous analysis. This award is a testament to the Telco’s exceptional performance, as experienced by their own customers during Q1 and Q2,” said Jamie Steven, Executive Vice President of Ookla.
Pakistan’s fastest network by a huge margin
The analysis by Ookla is based on an analysis of over 700,000 user-initiated tests carried out nationwide. The findings recorded from mobile tests with the Speedtest® app during the first half of 2018 resulted in Jazz achieving a Speed ScoreTM of 17.03, whereas the average score for other competing networks was 9.32.
Jazz’s best-in-class mobile experience
Jazz lives up to subscribers’ demands with an ambition to roll-out the latest services and products, and a fast, reliable data network spanning the length and breadth of the country are reasons why the mobile operator is the network of choice for over 55 million subscribers and has the highest number of mobile internet users at over 20 million customers.
Jazz is Pakistan’s largest digital telecommunication company serving over 55 million subscribers across the country.
Ookla, the company behind Speedtest®, is the global leader in fixed broadband and mobile network testing applications, data and analysis. Over ten million tests are actively initiated by consumers each day across all Speedtest platforms, with over 20 billion completed to date. As a result, Ookla has the most comprehensive analytics on worldwide internet performance and accessibility. Ookla solutions have been adopted by a significant number of internet service providers and mobile carriers worldwide and have been translated into over 30 languages for use by thousands of businesses, governments, universities and trade organizations. Ookla’s headquarters are located in Seattle, WA with additional offices in Dublin, Ireland. Learn more at www.ookla.com.