London, Birmingham, and Manchester are the top three cities for 5G usage
EE has today released its Mobile Index Network Report which highlights a major increase in 5G traffic between October and December 2020.
The report showed an increased appetite for the latest mobile technology with 5G usage growing more than 40 per cent in the period and more than doubling across three months.
YouTube, Facebook, Netflix, and Instagram remain the most popular apps and services on EE’s 5G network and month on month traffic has grown by at least 30 per cent.
Insights from EE reveal that three of EE’s 5G launch cities – London, Birmingham, and Manchester are the top three for 5G usage on EE’smobile network in the UK. In Scotland, Glasgow tops the list for 5G usage, and in Wales, Cardiff.
The top 20 locations for 5G traffic on EE’s mobile network are:
- East London
- South West London
- South East London
- North London
- North West London
- West London
- Central London
Top 3 locations for 5G traffic on EE’s mobile network in Scotland:
Top 3 locations for 5G traffic on EE’s mobile network in Wales and the South West:
Top 3 locations for 5G traffic on EE’s mobile network in the Midlands:
Top 3 locations for 5G traffic on EE’s mobile network in the north of England:
BT’s CEO of consumer division Marc Allera said: “As we roll out the 5G network to more places, it’s clear that customers are starting to use it more and are making the most of its faster speeds and reliable performance.
“With more 5G devices arriving on the market and the network available in 125 towns and cities across the UK, it’s interesting to see inhabitants of London, Birmingham, and Manchester emerging as the most popular users of 5G on our mobile network, with video streaming remaining as popular as ever.
“With the heightened restrictions over the festive period and New Year’s Eve for many of us, we saw some notable changes in the ways our customers are using our mobile network.
“The role of providing a brilliant and high-performing network continues to grow in importance, and I’m pleased that the EE network is able to play its role in helping deliver a great experience for our customers.”