Mobile phone coverage in Wales
If you live in Wales and wondered whether your mobile network has the best signal, our guide has got you covered.
Below, you can see the most recent network reliability and network speed scores for Wales, based on data from our partner, RootMetrics.
Best network for mobile signal experience in Wales
A new report by RootMetrics has found that EE and Vodafone mobile phone users in Scotland had the best mobile signal experience. Vodafone just edged EE, achieving the highest RootScore of 94.6. EE got a RootScore of 93.7 with Three also getting a score in the 90s.
O2 achieved the lowest score with a respectable 89.6 in RootMetrics testing.
Best network for download speeds in Wales
EE had the highest average download speeds in Wales, clocking in at 35.7Mbps and was followed close behind by Vodafone, which averaged 33.5Mbps
O2 and Three lose out in the testing offering well below the speeds EE and Vodafone attained. O2 recorded the lowest average download speed with 13.1Mbps with Three not performing much better, recording an average download speed of 14.8Mbps
The information used in this analysis comes from a regular collaboration between Which? and coverage experts RootMetrics, and is based on over 580,000 measurements taken from multiple outdoor and indoor locations .
Using these measurements, we're able to give a definitive account of the real mobile phone user experience using RootScores. A RootScore is a simple way to translate all the data gathered into clear and easy-to understand marks of performance and is scaled from 0-100. The higher the score, the better.
Which network do you say is best?
Once you know which networks offer the best coverage where you live and work, you'll want to know which ones offer the best customer service and value for money. We asked 6,100 members of the public to tell us about what they love and hate about their network.