NOS is the operator with the fastest 5G network in Portugal

Deepak Gupta July 12, 2022
Updated 2022/07/12 at 2:14 PM

With regard to the number of base stations already installed in the national territory with 5G technology, the total number, according to information reported to ANACOM until the end of the 1st half of 2022, amounts to 2918 stations spread over 198 municipalities (64% of the municipalities in the country) and 859 parishes (28% of the parishes in the country).

NOS was the operator that so far installed the largest number of 5G stations, 1937 stations (66%), followed by Vodafone with 534 stations (18%) and MEO with 447 stations (15%). NOS is also the operator with the fastest 5G network in Portugal.

NOS 5G: Download at 362.84 Mbps and Upload at 34.12 Mbps

NOS is the operator with the fastest 5G network in Portugal, according to the first prize for the fifth generation of mobile network awarded in the country.

The performance of the 5G network was evaluated by Ookla® – global leader in fixed and mobile network test applications, data and analysis – comparing the three national operators, with NOS achieving a Speed ​​Score™ of 305.40 and concluding that is 6.55% faster than the runner-up.

NOS is the operator with the fastest 5G network in Portugal

During testing, the average download speed on the NOS 5G network was 362.84 Mbps, 6.4% faster than the runner-up. Regarding the average upload speed, this was 34.12Mbps on the NOS 5G network, which means 17.88% faster than that of the other operators.

In 2022, NOS has already seen its mobile network receive awards from several entities – Opensignal, Ookla® and Product of the Year – distinguishing the coverage and speed of its mobile network, now being recognized specifically for its 5G network by Ookla Speedtest® .

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