Vodafone has registered a 30% increase in data traffic compared to last summer, an increase that has occurred both in large cities, as well as in coastal and inland tourist areas.
The August bridge (between August 12 and 16) was the peak of data traffic. By region, users from Levante and Andalusia have consumed the most data.
The most used data applications were those of videostreaming: Youtube, Facebook Video, Instagram and Tik Tok, which has experienced a year-on-year increase in traffic of 168%.
Vodafone has improved the network indicators and congestion has been reduced to 16.6% compared to the summer of 2020. The network has remained stable during the summer months, thanks to the optimization actions and capacity previously implemented, measures to improve the robustness of the network, and continuous monitoring to quickly tackle any incident or problem.
The gradual recovery of tourism has enabled both the increase in the use of the network by tourists who visit our country and clients roaming abroad, up to a 40% increase compared to the summer of 2020; Although the figures are still below those registered in the summer of 2019, the one before the pandemic.
On the other hand, the Vodafone network is the one with the best performance in 5G, with the fastest download average (322.81 Mbps) according to an independent study by Ookla. Likewise, the operator obtains the second-best latency in the Spanish market.