Ookla, the global leader in internet testing and analysis, has declared Mobitel as the Winner of the Speedtest Award™ for 2019, successfully winning the award for all four quarters consecutively as the Fastest Mobile Network in Sri Lanka. Speedtest Awards are licensed to Internet Service Providers and mobile carriers around the world that are determined by Ookla to be the fastest in their markets. Sri Lanka’s Award was determined using a Speed Score™ that incorporates a measure of each providers download and upload speed to rank network speed performance. Coming out on top, well above other competitors, Mobitel’s Speed Score surpassed others to emerge yet again as the Fastest Mobile Network in Sri Lanka for the year 2019. Ookla, the company behind Speedtest® is a popular independent internet testing platform used by millions of consumers around the world every day.
Dominating the mobile telephony sector in Sri Lanka, Nalin Perera – CEO of Mobitel commented: “We are thrilled to win this award, which independently verifies what we have been echoing all along – that Mobitel offers the most superior usage experience in Sri Lanka from amongst all mobile service providers. Ookla is a reputed international body and this award reaffirms the superiority of Mobitel’s network. Winning the award for the entire year is a real triumph and affirms our commitment to deliver an unparalleled user experience to all our loyal customers, which is a testimony to our investments in the network. Outstanding usage experience, fast speeds and uninterrupted connectivity are of the essence, especially in the present scenario where people are working from home and need to remain connected.”