Norwegian mobile broadband — tenth annual report

Simula Metropolitan’s Center for Resilient Networks and Applications (CRNA) performs long-term measurements of Norwegian mobile broadband networks. The measurements form the basis for an annual report on the stability and performance of these networks. The tenth report (in Norwegian) has now been released.

– This year’s report shows that the positive development in the experienced stability and performance of the Norwegian mobile networks has continued in 2022, says Tarik Cicic, senior researcher at CRNA and responsible for the report.

Transition to 5G infrastructure in Telenor and Telia has continued into 2022, leading to substantial performance increases in download speeds compared to previous years, but also some instability in parts of the measurements.  The improvements in infrastructure related to 5G build-up also benefit 4G users.

– In 2022 we measured roughly the same stability among the Norwegian MNOs.  It is worth noting that, for the first time, we have measured a marginally better dataplane performance, meaning the lowest packet loss, for Ice mobil than Telenor or Telia.  It will be interesting to see whether Ice mobil can keep this position in the time to come, now that they also are accelerating the build-up of their 5G capabilities, says Cicic.

The report (in Norwegian) is available here. 

For further information about the report, please contact Tarik Cicic.