For the first time, the network benchmarking expert P3 and connect, an international telecommunication test magazine for consumers, have analysed the mobile networks in Brazil with regards to mobile network quality and performance. Today, the results are available. The Mobile Review Brazil evaluates the four mobile networks TIM, Claro, Oi and Vivo. Applying the P3 methodology, the industry-standard in more than 80 countries worldwide, a thorough crowd based analysis has been conducted – with view to the whole country and also to the large Brazilian cities Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro. The analysis shows where the network performance differs. Furthermore, it allows to compare Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro with leading world capitals – like Berlin, Cape Town, Jakarta, London, Singapore and Sydney.

The analysis is based on 6.3 billion samples collected from 966,000 users in 81.2% of the built-up area throughout Brazil. The data was collected in a consecutive 3-month-period from December 2018 to February 2019. The results reveal the specific strengths of each operator thus providing them with a full 360-degree view of their networks.

Vivo achieves the strongest score overall and also provides the best Voice and Data Coverage. TIM ranks best in 4G Coverage, while Claro achieves the best score for User Download Speed. Vivo and Oi score best for Data Service Availability.

“Our 2019 Mobile Review Brazil shows interesting results. What is quite remarkable is the huge difference between rural and metropolitan areas with regards to mobile network quality and performance. It is by far more distinct than in most other countries in the world. Especially in rural areas, we see a clear opportunity for improvements for all Brazilian operators”, says Hakan Ekmen, CEO of P3 communications.

Comparing the city results of Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro with those achieved in in other metropolitan areas as Berlin, Cape Town, Jakarta, London, Singapore and Sidney shows that the Brazilian operators score in the middle field – in global comparison.

About the P3 connect Mobile Review
The P3 connect Mobile Review is completely independent combining the expertise of P3, the industry’s advocate and global authority regarding measuring network performance, with more than 25 years of editorial experience and testing knowledge of connect, that is regarded as a leading consumer authority in Europe.

The independent methodology of P3 assures a fair, transparent and neutral evaluation of the networks under test. P3 conducts mobile network benchmarks, audits and reviews in more than 80 countries worldwide. They are acknowledged as the industry standard and provide a unique measure for management and supervisory boards to compare their networks with others, and for customers to make better decisions for their subscriptions.


Über die P3 group GmbH

P3 is a leading international consulting, engineering and testing services company with a rapidly growing team of more than 3,500 consultants and engineers working to develop and implement innovative solutions to today’s complex technology challenges. P3 posts a turnover of more than 350 million Euro. Offering a broad portfolio of services and proprietary tools to the automotive, aerospace, telecommunications and energy industries, P3 adds tangible value that helps clients succeed at every stage, from innovation to implementation. In the telecommunications sector, P3 communications provides independent technical and management consulting services including network planning, end-to-end optimization, security, QoS and QoE testing, international benchmarking, device testing and acceptance services. P3 addresses all industries with connectivity needs reckoning among their clients‘ network operators, equipment vendors, device manufacturers, public safety organisations and regulatory authorities around the world. For more information, please visit

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