In the regional analysis, we have assessed how the mobile network experience differs across Canada's major provinces on the three national carriers – Bell, Rogers and Telus. We have also compared regional players, such as Videotron and Freedom Mobile, depending on the region.
Looking at Video Experience, Telus bagged five wins this time. The operator continues to share the top spot with Bell in British Columbia and Manitoba and collected an outright victory in Alberta. Regional operator Freedom Mobile and Telus are tied in Ontario, while Videotron reigns superior in Quebec with 73 points — more than three points ahead of Telus. Rogers also collected a joint win in Atlantic provinces where we saw a three-way split between the national operators.
Moving onto Games Experience, the national award winner Telus collected five regional wins, including three joint wins with Bell and Rogers in Alberta, Atlantic Provinces and British Columbia. Telus and Videotron were the only operators to win on Games Experience outright regionally. Telus ranked top in Manitoba, while Videotron is the sole winner in Quebec with a score of 76.8 points — which was the highest Games Experience score across all reported regions.
The regional Download Speed Experience reflected the national results. Bell and Telus each win outright in Alberta and Manitoba, respectively, and collect joint wins in the remaining regions. The fastest average overall download speeds of 94.1 Mbps across all Canadian regions were observed in Alberta on Bell's network.
Regarding regional 4G Availability, in Quebec, our users enjoyed the greatest proportion of time connected to a 4G or better service on Videotron's network. At the same time, that was the case in Manitoba on Telus' network and in British Columbia on Bell's network. Rogers also collects three joint wins — including in the Alberta and Atlantic provinces, where we saw three-way statistical ties.
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