The following is a summary of the Internet quality measurements made by the RFBenchmark mobile application users in the 2014 – 2015 in Italy. Most measurements were made in LTE and 3G.
In terms of download speed, the best LTE service was provided by Vodafone. Service provider with the fastest upload speed is Hutchison. The first place in terms of the lowest ping value of 47 ms was taken by Vodafone.
The leader in 3G technology in terms of download speed is Hutchison. The fastest upload speed was provided by Vodafone. The lowest Ping value, however, was achieved by Hutchison.
Detailed results for leading service providers are shown below.
|Download speed||20.0 Mbps||15.3 Mbps||21.2 Mbps||10.3 Mbps|
|Upload speed||12.4 Mbps||9.1 Mbps||11.2 Mbps||6.2 Mbps|
|Ping||66 ms||87 ms||47 ms||73 ms|
|Download speed||8.2 Mbps||5.2 Mbps||7.6 Mbps||5.1 Mbps|
|Upload speed||2.2 Mbps||1.7 Mbps||2.6 Mbps||2.1 Mbps|
|Ping||119 ms||120 ms||126 ms||121 ms|
Recommended Internet link parameters:
|Type of service||Download speed [Mbps]:||Ping:|
|0.1 – 0.3||0.3 – 1||1 – 2||2 – 6||6 <|
|Real time online games||0 – 30 ms|
|Skype calling and VoIP||0 – 150 ms|
|Skype video calling / screen sharing|
|Skype group video (3 people)|
|Web browsing||0 – 200 ms|
|Other Internet games|
|YouTube 480p, video SD|
|YouTube video HD|
Access time to services examples:
|Type of service||Download speed|
|0.3 Mbps||1 Mbps||2 Mbps||6 Mbps|
|Webpage opening (www.notelit.pl – 1,2 MB)||32 s||10 s||5 s||2 s||Access time to services|
|Email with attachments download (5 MB)||133 s (2 min)||40 s||20 s||7 s|
|Warsaw map download from Google Maps (3,4 MB)||91 s||27 s||14 s||5 s|
|Flash game load (3 MB)||80 s||24 s||12 s||4 s|
|Audio streaming load from Wrzuta service (6:09 – 10 MB)||267 s (4 min)||80 s||40 s||13 s|
|Full HD video streaming load from YouTube service (2:33 – 40MB)||1067 s (18 min)||320 s (5 min)||160 s (3 min)||53 s|
|File download from FTP server (100 MB)||2667 s (44 min)||800 s (13 min)||400 s (7 min)||133 s (2 min)|