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OTE Group of Companies

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Since: 01.02.2007

99 Kifissias Ave, Maroussi, 15124 Athens, Greece

COSMOTE: “Fastest mobile network in Greece” for the 4th consecutive year, according to Ookla

24.07.2020 Share

Achieving a Speed ScoreTM of 44.38, over 40% higher than the second-ranked provider

Press Release
  • Over 40% higher Speed Score than the second-ranked provider
  • COSMOTE subscribers enjoy the fastest mobile network in Greece – with no limits – through the new COSMOTE GIGAMAX UNLIMITED & COSMOTE BUSINESS GIGAMAX UNLIMITED plans.
For the fourth consecutive year, COSMOTE won the Speedtest AwardsTM of the independent network metrics company, Ookla®. According to the global leader in mobile and broadband network intelligence, testing applications and technology, the COSMOTE network is “the fastest mobile network in Greece,” achieving a Speed ScoreTM of 44.38, over 40% higher than the second-ranked provider (2nd: 30.93; 3rd: 25.63).
The Greece's Fastest Mobile Network 2020 award was based on some 400,000 tests taken by users of the mobile network in the first six months of the year. The tests were performed under real conditions throughout the country, on the networks of all the mobile telephony providers, through iOS and Android devices using the Speedtest® app.
OTE Group’s Executive Director of Network Planning & Devops, George Tsonis, highlighted that “the new Ookla® award – the fourth in a row – confirms our strategy of investing intensively in our networks, to offer COSMOTE subscribers seamless communication and an unmatched mobile internet experience, wherever they are. I would like to congratulate our people, whose work has kept the COSMOTE network at the top all these years. Through technology and innovation, we create a world, better for all.”

Through over 10,000 servers worldwide, Ookla® users carry out millions of tests every day, with over 30 billion tests carried out since 2006. You can find out more about the Speedtest AwardsTM at
Unlimited mobile data without speed limitations at the awarded as “Greece’s fastest mobile network”, through COSMOTE GIGAMAX UNLIMITED & COSMOTE BUSINESS GIGAMAX UNLIMITED
COSMOTE subscribers can now optimise their experience of the awarded as “the fastest mobile network in Greece,” through COSMOTE GIGAMAX UNLIMITED & COSMOTE BUSINESS GIGAMAX UNLIMITED. The new residential and business mobile plans include much more data, without speed limitation, In combination with more minutes of free talk-time – or even unlimited talk-time, so that everybody can choose the plan that best fits their needs.
The new COSMOTE GIGAMAX UNLIMITED residential plans and the COSMOTE BUSINESS GIGAMAX UNLIMITED plans offer top quality data and voice services, responding to consumers’ increased needs for connectivity and high-quality communication wherever they are, as required in the new digital age.
COSMOTE: The largest 4G/4G+ network in Greece, constantly getting better
COSMOTE subscribers have access to the largest 4G and 4G+ network in Greece, with population coverage at 99% and 96%, respectively, and with 98% 4G coverage at sea. Over the past two years, COSMOTE has increased the capacity of its 4G network by 65%, allowing for a fourfold increase in mobile data traffic with no impact on users’ connectivity experience.
At the beginning of this year, COSMOTE launched the comprehensive modernization of its mobile access network, in partnership with Ericsson. The existing 2G/3G/4G/4G+ equipment is being completely replaced to prepare for upgrading of the network to 5G (5G ready). COSMOTE will thus continue to meet its subscribers’ digital-age communication and connectivity needs in the best possible way, ready to provide innovative 5G services and products.

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