27-10-2017 08:25 PM
Im currently in Bristol and i've recently upgraded to an iphone 8 on a 4GEE max plan.
I was expecting download speeds of around 90mbps, as quoted on EE website but im not getting anything like this!
I have tested it multiple times at various locations around the city and am averaging about 21mbps which IMO is nowhere near what i should be getting.
Anybody else in Bristol that can share their download speeds?
27-10-2017 08:29 PM
It all depeds on the handset and time of day and how many people are connected to the mast.
What EE advertise i not what you will get. It is what you can achieve in the perfect conditions
27-10-2017 08:32 PM
Well i am in a major city and have tested it in different locations throughout this city and im getting less than a quarter of the speed that EE like to throw around as typical download speeds.
27-10-2017 08:43 PM
Buildings can also affect this. So being in a major city means nothing.
You can get less then that in London.
27-10-2017 08:55 PM
@Brizzoll Are you also running other apps at the same time as you do this speed test ? Are apps running in the background on the device?
28-10-2017 09:47 AM
Welcome to the EE Community.
The results you see on the coverage checker are only a guide and not a guarantee of service availability in a particular location.
Coverage may be affected by a number of factors, such building materials, tree cover and weather conditions and how many other people are using the network too.
28-10-2017 04:36 PM
I'm well aware of what can affect a mobile signal so be assured im not testing my download speed whilst in a forest or office block or a nuclear bunker!!
As i have already stated i tested it in multiple locations around the city so are you are telling me that i can only expect download speeds such as what i have tested while i am in Bristol?
This is the reason i have asked if someone in Bristol can verify the speeds they are getting!
28-10-2017 07:50 PM
I've just looked at a crowd sourced speed test data site and averages vary from about 20mbps to over 90mbps depending on the exact location in question.