Rogers, Telus and Bell are among the best in the world at providing gamers with reliable 5G network connections for smooth mobile gaming experiences, according to independent analytics company Opensignal.
Each of the telecom giants took home a ‘Global Leader’ distinction in the 2021 Opensignal 5G Global Mobile Network Experience Awards, with all three scoring above the global average of 76.7 points out of a possible 100. in the “5G Gaming Experience” category.
Points are earned by measuring network conditions that affect mobile gaming for players, such as “latency, packet loss, and jitter. “
Among Canadian airlines, Rogers led with 86.4 points, closely followed by Telus with 83 and Bell with 83.5.
The seven winners in the “5G Gaming Experience” category were KT, SK Telecom and LG U + from South Korea, T-Mobile and KPN from the Netherlands, Singtel from Singapore and Vodafone from Ireland.
Rogers, Telus and Bell were also recognized in the category “Gaming Experience – 5G Global Impact”, which measures the improvement in the gaming experience between an operator’s 5G network and its 4G network.
In this category, Rogers outperformed its Canadian competitors, with Opensignal noting a 17.2 percent improvement between the 5G vs.
For context, the global average score for the “Gaming Experience – 5G Global Impact” category is just 8.2 percent.
Still, “5G Gaming Experience” and “Gaming Experience” were the only categories in which Canada-based telecommunications companies were recognized.
The other seven categories, with no Canadian winners, were “5G Availability”, “5G Download Speed”, “5G Upload Speed”, “5G Video Experience”, “Download Speed”, “Upload Speed” and “Experience Of video”.
To see if their own 5G internet service is up to the mark, Opensignal launched an app in May 2021 that allows users to independently verify whether they are actually connected to a 5G network.
Source: Opening signal