PTA conducts nationwide QoS benchmarking test

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Islamabad

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has conducted a nationwide mobile Quality of Service (QoS) benchmarking test in different cities, towns and roads throughout Pakistan to assess the quality and performance of Pakistan’s mobile networks in line with the latest Network Performance Score (NPS) methodology.

A total of 10 cities, 4 towns and 18 motorways, highways, roads were surveyed from February 2021 to March 2021 and around 2,600 voice calls and 26,000 data tests were performed, while testing the networks with devices operating in 4G mode, said a news release.The QoS test covered an area including cities, towns and roads of approximately 3,570 KM.

NPS is a harmonized and integrative scoring meth-odology. It enables telecom regulators to compare and assess the quality of all mobile networks based on international standard KPIs. Using this system-atic mobile network benchmarking methodology, PTA has gained valuab.—APP

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