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Telus tops ranking as fastest mobile operator in Canada for Q3 2020: report

Telus has topped the ranking as the fastest mobile operator in Canada for the third quarter of 2020, according to the latest market analysis report from Ookla. The carrier received a speed score of 66.79. To determine speed scores, Ookla measures the upload and download speed of each provider to rank overall network speed performance. Bell was not far behind with a score of 64.37, and Rogers' flank brand Fido followed in third place with 60.17. Rogers finished fourth with a score of 51.46, and Vidéotron followed with 44.67. Bell and Telus tied in the 4G availability category with 95.5 percent. Rogers followed with a score of 93.8 percent. In terms of 5G performance, Bell ranked first. The report acknowledges that although 2020 brought a sample of 5G to major Canadian cities, the...
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Telus wins Ookla’s ‘Fastest Mobile Network’ and ‘Best Mobile Coverage’ awards in Canada

Vancouver-based national carrier Telus has received Ookla’s ‘Fastest Mobile Network’ and ‘Best Mobile Coverage’ awards for Q1-Q2 in Canada. The carrier received a ‘speed score’ of 72.11, with average speeds of 87.31Mbps for download and 13.04Mpbs for upload. Ookla notes that a speed score incorporates providers’ download and upload speed to rank network speed performance. Bell placed second with a score of 68.54 with average speeds of 82.80Mbps for download and 12.18Mbps for upload. Rogers followed with a score of 58.97 with average speeds of 70.15Mbps for download and 13.34Mbps for upload. “Ookla compared user-initiated tests taken on the Speedtest iOS and Android mobile apps from all the major mobile carriers in Canada during the award period to determine who showed the f...