Telus Holds ‘Commanding’ Lead vs Rogers, Bell in Latest Speed Tests: OpenSignal

OpenSignal has released their latest speed report for mobile networks in Canada, and their latest findings have concluded Telus has retained its position as having the fastest download speeds in the country:

In our most recent test period, Telus maintained its commanding position, but we saw big improvements from all three nationwide operators in our 4G download measurements, pushing average LTE speeds across Canada to new heights.

The report says Telus saw an average 4G download speed of 51.1 Mbps, making it the first wireless carrier in Canada to surpass the 50 Mbps threshold in their nationwide metrics.

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Telus and Bell tied for the 4G availability award, as both carriers were able to provide an LTE signal to testers about 89% of the time.

As for speeds in big Canadian cities, Toronto and Montreal are seeing faster speeds compared to the national average, with Bell and Telus beating their national speeds scores by 20 Mbps in Toronto and 13 Mbps in Montreal.

Below, you can see Telus is the winner (red badge) for 4G download speed, overall download speed, 4G upload speed and 4G latency. Telus tied with Bell on 3G download speed, 3G latency and 4G availability.

Rogers is showing zero awards in all categories versus Telus and Bell.

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When it comes to regional performance, below are the leaders for Montreal and Toronto, with Telus showing as a winner for all categories versus its competitors:


OpenSignal says this report was compiled with 677,955,843 datapoints collected from 31,762 users in Canada during April 1 to June 29, 2018.

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