Cosmote subscribers consumed more than 40 PB from 1 July to 15 August, which is 50 percent more than in the same period in 2019, the Greek mobile operator announced. Traffic over the Cosmote 4G / 4G+ network rose 60 percent from a year ago to 35 PB. cosmote 4g
The roaming traffic this year was significantly reduced due to the pandemic. However, since the beginning of the tourist season in early July, it showed a steady upward trend, culminating in mid-August.
Largest increase in data traffic in mainland Greece
In 2020, for the first time, areas of mainland Greece registered an increase in mobile data consumption, including the prefectures of Ilia (+100 percent), Achaia – except Patras – (+100 percent), Grevena / Kozani (+100 percent), Fthiotida (+95 percent), Viotia (+95 percent) and Ioannina / Preveza / Arta (+90 percent). From the island regions, Heraklion, Crete (+100 percent) and Evia (+90 percent) emerged as champions in data traffic.
Instagram remained at the top of users’ preferences for another summer, gathering 25 percent of the data traffic, followed by Facebook, absorbing 20 percent of the traffic. More and more users are turning to video streaming, where this year 20 percent of data traffic was consumed, while web browsing also remained high.
COSMOTE is ‘Fastest mobile network in Greece’ for 4th consecutive year, according to Ookla
Recently, ‘Ookla Speedtest Awards™ named COSMOTE network — for the fourth consecutive year — the ‘fastest mobile network in Greece’. According to the international leader in broadband and mobile network testing applications, data and analysis., COSMOTE network achieved a Speed Score (Speed ScoreTM) of 44.38, which is 40% higher than the second provider (2nd place: 30.93, 3rd place 25.63).