Emtel has achieved a significant milestone by earning the esteemed title of the fastest mobile network in Mauritius, as officially certified by Ookla, a global leader renowned for its expertise in mobile and broadband network intelligence. Ookla’s flagship network testing platform, Speedtest®, continually gathers hundreds of millions of network performance and quality measurements from across the globe on a daily basis.
Emtel is now certified as the fastest mobile network in Mauritius by Ookla, a global leader in the analysis of fixed and mobile networks. In his statement, Stephen Bye, President and CEO of Ookla, a division of Ziff Davis, stated: “After conducting a comprehensive analysis of the data collected on Speedtest, we have determined that Emtel deserves the title of the fastest network in Mauritius at the Ookla Speedtest Awards™. This recognition is given to mobile network operators who have excelled in terms of speed and outstanding performance in comparison to other major players in the market during the second and third quarters of 2023. We commend Emtel Ltd for this achievement, which is a result of their unwavering commitment to providing a superior network experience to their customers.”
Notably, the median download speed has increased from 23 Mbps to 45 Mbps during the 2nd and 3rd quarters of this year, compared to the median results compiled during the same period last year.
Mauritius climbed from 79th to 63rd place in the global rankings, according to Ookla’s report (January 2023 versus September 2023). Ookla® is the global leader in mobile and broadband network intelligence, test applications, and related technologies. Speedtest®, Ookla’s flagship network testing platform, collects hundreds of millions of measurements daily on network performance and quality worldwide.
Emtel launched Mobile Data 5G in July of this year and AIRBOX 5G in July 2022. Emtel’s CEO, Kresh Goomany, expressed his enthusiasm and stated: “Emtel is proud to have received recognition from Ookla as the fastest mobile network in Mauritius. We are even prouder to have positioned Mauritius among the nations offering high-speed connectivity. At Emtel, we continuously innovate, particularly through the deployment of cutting-edge technologies, as meeting new expectations and use cases is a part of our mission. Emtel remains at the forefront of technology with a robust infrastructure that complies with international industry standards.” He also mentioned that the company will continue to address the challenges of both the present and the future through substantial investments in new technologies, such as 5G, where they uphold their slogan “PLI RAPID KI RAPID” (Faster than Fast).