EE comes top in Ofcom's mobile broadband performance tests
EE have once again been crowned king for mobile broadband speeds in London according to Ofcom's recently released Smartphone Cities report.
Speed tests were performed across various areas of London over a period of five days, analysing mobile broadband download and upload speeds, as well as web browsing times on a series of Cat-6 devices.
Download speeds for EE averaged 31.9Mbps, followed by Vodafone at 19.9Mbps, Three came third with speeds of 10.2Mbps, O2 came last offering speeds of only 6.5Mbps.
Upload speeds showed similar results with EE coming up trumps with speeds of up to 24.2Mbps, again Vodafone came second (15.2Mbps), Three came third again (11.6Mbps) and O2 trailed in last place with (8.4Mbps).
Also tested was the speed of how quickly the BBC homepage could be downloaded; EE came first with a 3.3 second average load speed, followed by Vodafone (3.4 seconds), O2 in third place (4.2 seconds) - Three came in last during this test with a 4.3 second average load speed.
An EE spokesperson commented on their excellent results saying, "The great speeds that our customers are getting is down to the investment that we’ve made in adding more capacity to our network. These Cat 6 devices, which include the iPhone 6s and the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S7, on the EE network are giving customers an amazing internet experience – fast data, great response times, and incredible reliability."