The “Communications Authority” issues the “Meqyas” report for the fourth quarter of 2022 AD
The Communications, Space and Technology Commission issued the quarterly “Meqyas” report Fourth 2022 for indicators of Internet speed and speed of access to digital content in the Kingdom, which aims to enhance competitiveness to provide the best services to users, raise the level of transparency in the sector and attract investors.
2022 The report compares according to the indicators of the fourth quarter of the year 2022 m between the average download and upload speeds and the response time of the service providers, it also includes indicators of the deployment and performance of the fifth generation networks, and determines the access time for social networking applications and video conferencing applications most used in the Kingdom.
The report revealed that the average download speed of the mobile Internet in the Kingdom has reached 21 Mbps with an improvement of 6.31% compared to the same period of the previous year, while the average upload speed of the mobile Internet reached 22. 80 megabits per second.
The report reviewed indicators of fixed internet in the Kingdom, with an average download speed of 95. 29 Mbps, an improvement of 9. 52% compared to the same period of the previous year, and the average lifting speed is 41.65 megabits per second.
In the “Meqyas” report, the authority indicated that the Saudi Telecom Company (stc) topped the list of telecom service providers in the average download speed of the mobile Internet, recording an average speed of 199.03 Mbps, achieving an improvement of up to 22.65% compared to the same period of the year the previous. While Zain topped the list of telecom service providers in the download speed of fixed internet, with an average of 95.18 megabits per second.
The report included a list of the performance of telecom service providers in the download speed of the mobile Internet at the level of the regions of the Kingdom, which was topped by the Saudi Telecom Company (stc) 2023 in 18 A region around the Kingdom.
And in terms of the spread of fifth generation networks The “Meqyas” report showed that the number of governorates covered by fifth generation services reached 95 governorates at the level of the Kingdom, with an average speed of the fifth generation. Mobile up to 180.41 megabits per second.
2022 The report reviewed the ranking of service providers in terms of Access time for the most used social networking applications in the Kingdom (Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook), as it indicated an improvement in the access speed of social networking applications in the Kingdom by up to 31% compared to the same period of the previous year, Mobily recorded the fastest access time for my applications (Snapchat and Twitter), while the Saudi Telecom Company (stc) and Zain is at the forefront of the access speed of my application (Instagram and Facebook).
The report revealed the access time of the most used video conferencing applications In the Kingdom, where the Saudi Telecom Company (stc) topped the access speed of the applications (WebEx, Zoom), while Mobily topped the application (Microsoft Teams), and Salam Company in the application (Google Meet). The report reflected an improvement in the access speed of visual communication applications in the Kingdom by It reaches 65% compared to the same period of the previous year.
The report also monitored the performance of service providers in the speed of access to the most prominent content hosting regions, as Zain topped the speed of access to content hosted in Germany, the United Kingdom, Singapore and the Netherlands, while The Saudi Telecom Company (stc) topped the speed of access to France, East and West America.
2022 It is noteworthy that the report The “measurement” issued by the Authority periodically contributes to raising the level of quality of services, and gives users the opportunity to improve their experiences by selecting service providers according to the results of the indicators, in addition to enabling investors and those interested to view the market performance indicators in the Kingdom.