Quality and reliability of voice connections included in the overall result with 40 percent. Which operator offers the best mobile phone network here?
Voice plays only a minor role in the communication behaviour of some users. But the classic telephony is not outdated yet. Otherwise the three German network operators had not so much effort put into introducing VoLTE – calls with data packages on LTE-based.
In the test drives (drive tests) carried out by P3 and the measurements taken on foot (walking tests) quality and performance of the telephony played an important role still: in the two cars which drove through 17 large and many smaller German towns, six Samsung smartphones were installed for this purpose. You constantly pitched voice connections to their counterparts in the other vehicle. To simulate everyday smartphone usage, mobile phones at the same time transferred data during telephony testing in the background. Continue reading