By Mohamed Alaa Eldin
A National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA) report on the quality of mobile services during August 2015 has shown a relative improvement in the performance of Egypt’s three mobile telecommunications companies.
The report showed that Mobinil excelled in data transfer services in Cairo, where more than 2,100 connections were attempted, of which only 28 failed. Etisalat followed in second, with over 1,900 connections attempted, of which only 15 failed. Vodafone came in third, with 671 failed operations of a total of 2,300 connection attempts.
Vodafone topped the rankings for quality of mobile internet services, with only 12 failed connections of the more than 3,600 attempted connections. Etisalat came in second place, with 14 failed times to establish connections out of a total 4,100 connections. In third place came Mobinil, with 17 failed attempts of 3,600 connections.
The report outlined Mobinil’s superiority in terms of video calls, with only five failed connections for video calls out of a total of 2,100 attempts.