StarHub achieves best peak and median data speeds
Singapore, 15 November 2019 – Outshining the competition by a significant margin, StarHub clocked the fastest mobile data speeds in the latest Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) IMconnected report which was published today. The data points in the report were collated between January 2019 and June 2019 through the IMDA IMconnected app, which utilises voluntary crowdsourcing to measure consumers’ mobile data experience nationwide.
“The mobile device has become the ubiquitous everyday companion for our customers, and they deserve nothing but the best network quality. As the first to roll out commercial gigabit 4G in Singapore, we are pleased that our mobile customers enjoy the best speeds and service quality, miles ahead of the competition,” said Chong Siew Loong, Chief Technology Officer, StarHub. “As we continue our #HelloChange journey, we are excited to plan for 5G and to push the boundaries of network innovation, so that our customers can enjoy unparalleled experience in everything they do wherever they are, riding on the StarHub network.”
Data points from the IMDA report show that StarHub achieved peak speeds of 681.7Mbps (4G) and 32.6Mbps (3G) respectively – about 60% and 35% faster than the runner-up. As for median speeds, StarHub topped the charts at 27.6Mbps (4G) and 11.2Mbps (3G).
These achievements give StarHub Mobile customers a peek into the 5G future where they can enjoy super-quick file downloads, clearer video streaming, lag-free gaming, virtual reality shopping and fully-autonomous transport, among many other benefits.
Readying to deliver next-generation wireless services, StarHub is driving 5G trials and proof-of-concepts covering augmented reality, smart estates and Industry 4.0 advanced manufacturing with technology, business, academia and public agency partners. The company will soon unveil more details about these joint developments in its bid to submit a robust proposal to IMDA for a nationwide 5G network to support Singapore's Smart Nation goals.