Leading telecommunications provider Celcom Axiata Bhd was recently honoured at the Ookla Speedtest Awards for having the Best Mobile Coverage in Malaysia. The achievement was announced at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2022 held in Barcelona, Spain.
According to a statement from Celcom, Ookla’s Speedtest report for the Q3-Q4 2021 in Malaysia showed that the network’s coverage score reached 787, the highest in the country, was used to determine the award win.
“Celcom recorded the highest scan count of more than 142 million scans and covered 356,606 locations from the total locations observed nationwide. Based on the report, Celcom also achieved and led with a winning score of 93.2% for 4G coverage and 99.7% for general coverage nationwide,” it added.
Celcom’s CEO Datuk Idham Nawawi commented on the win, sharing on the company’s pride at being acknowledged by Ookla and their continued efforts to invest in modernizing its network and ‘address the rapid data traffic growth and demand with accelerated network investments.’
“We are strongly committed to deliver the best digital experiences for our customers, be it for work, gaming, video streaming and learning. We will also ensure that we continue to invest and make our network services available to all societies, including the most remote areas in Sabah and Sarawak.
“We want to strengthen the trust of our customers as well as other stakeholders, by staying focused to improve digital connectivity and experiences for Malaysians from all walks of life, driving digital inclusion nationwide,” he concluded.
Ookla is a global leader in mobile and broadband network intelligence and technologies and Speedtest, its flagship network testing platform, collects measurements about the performance and quality of networks around the world each day. Operators, businesses, and government agencies alike rely on Ookla for unparalleled and immediate information on the state of networks and online services.