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Sunday, April 7, 2019

Smart LTE Offers Better Video Experience – OpenSignal

Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has dominated its rival once again, as recent report from OpenSignal showed that the company gives off better and faster video experience to consumers.

Smart LTE Offers Better Video Experience – OpenSignal
Smart LTE Offers Better Video Experience – OpenSignal

Gathered on November 1, 2018 to January 29, 2019, the data revealed that Smart delivers a “good” video experience as it scored 56.6 points on OpenSignal’s 4G Video Experience scale. On the other hand, Globe recorded just 34.9 points out of 100.

OpenSignal’s scale includes video loading time and video stalling metrics. In terms of video load times, Smart has faster load times at 5 seconds, battling out competition’s 8.3 seconds.

Moving on to 4G Video Stalling Occurrence, Smart experienced 15.7% while Globe comes with 40.3% occurrence. In case you missed it, 4G Video Stalling Occurrence measures the proportion of users that experience an interruption in playback after a video starts streaming.

4G Video Load Times
4G Video Load Times

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“Now that 4G access in the Philippines is becoming more and more of a commodity, all operators will need to focus on improving their subscribers’ experience in other areas beyond LTE reach. Our analysis shows that Smart has been doing its legwork, but it also raises the question of whether we will need to wait for 5G to see any improvement in Globe’s network experience,” OpenSignal’s Fraceso Rizzato noted.

To know more about the report, visit OpenSignal’s analysis here.

What can you say? Do you agree with OpenSignal?

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