has praised an O2 survey which showed it had the fastest mobile internet
browsing in the UK.
which was commissioned by O2, showed Vodafone to have the quickest web access
speed in five cities in the UK.
O2 was the fastest in London, while 3 was the
slowest operator, beating the other networks in only three UK cities.
CEO Guy Laurence said: ‘This week’s independent study by O2 is a welcome
endorsement of Vodafone having the best network in the UK.’
He added: ‘We’re
seeing continued high demand for our range of smartphones, including the
iPhone, driven by customers enjoying a great experience from our outstanding
Earlier this week, O2 announced it was ‘seeing the benefits’ of a £30m
investment made before Christmas, after the survey showed the operator to have
the fastest network in London.
The tests, taken in January 2010, saw O2’s network offer the fastest web
page access experience in London
at 1.7 seconds – over 30% quicker than the slowest operator, according to the
testing company SIRODA.
the fastest web speed was shared across all the big five networks.
The survey was independently verified by the British Approvals Board for