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    OpenSignal shares the result of the top-performing mobile networks


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    In the recent CFM report, its clearly states that users are not satisfy with the current mobile network in Malaysia. Each of the telco providers are competing to be the top telco providers in Malaysia. Today, we have the official report from OpenSignal on Malaysia’s mobile networks. Around 1.9 million measurements is taken from 744,691 mobile devices between the range of December 1 2018 until February 28 2019.

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    Let’s analyze the results below. As for now, if you take a look into the results, it is clearly stated that Maxis and Celcom are the top mobile network providers in Malaysia. When it comes to 4G availability, Celcom wins the race by 86.8% whereas Maxis wins the race by 83.2%. This clearly shows, Celcom has wider 4G network coverage overall in Malaysia.

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    When it comes to the video experience Maxis and Celcom nose finish as both are the winners. Both these telco providers receive a score rating of “Good” which is between 56-65. As per the report from OpenSignal, “Good” means the user should be able a slight waiting time before they start playing the video. However, changing the video resolution will give the user to have a seamless video streaming. Other than this two contenders, Digi is in the third place and the last place is U Mobile.

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    Other than that, Maxis and Celcom also is still the winner when it comes to downloading speed of 17.9Mbps and 14.7Mbps respectively. However, sadly U Mobile is still in the last place with 4.2Mbps. Maxis crown as the winner in download speed whereas, Celcom crowns as the winner in upload speed.

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    Image from © Opensignal Inc.

    Again Maxis and Celcom have the lowest latency time which is under 50ms. If your mobile network has lower latency means the web pages and games will load quicker. As for now, U Mobile is at the third place at 54.7ms and Digi holds the last place almost 60ms.

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    Moreover, to get a detail view of the mobile network report for a specific region in Malaysia, you can scroll down below for the locations provided by OpenSignal. As for now, the location is Kuala Lumpur, Alor Setar, Ipoh, Johor Baharu, Kota Bharu, Kuala Terengganu, Kuantan, Kuching, Malacca, Seberang Perai and Penang, and Seremban.

    Kuala Lumpur

    Alor Setar


    Johor Baharu

    Kota Bharu

    Kuala Terengganu




    Seberang Perai & Penang


    In conclusion, it is clearly states that Maxis and Celcom are the best mobile networks in Malaysia. If you want to make a switch then you should able to know which mobile network you should consider now. Here is the full report from OpenSignal.

    Raaj Lokanathan
    A software engineer as a profession. A tech blogger as a passion.

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