All four MNOs won awards with O2 winner for the best network coverage last year
Sky Mobile led the charge against the MNOs after claiming three awards during this years Uswitch Broadband and Mobile awards.
It was a good night for the challenger brands in general with Now Broadband, Plusnet Mobile and Audacious claiming two awards each in their respective categories.
The event which was held at The Design Museum in Kensington was attended by representatives of the competitors at the awards along with members of the press, as over 10,000 consumers voted for the winners.
Sky Mobile won the best network for data, best pay monthly network and the award for network of the year.
MVNO Audacious won the best newcomer of the year award and was also joint-winner of the telecoms innovation award for its unique MVNO offering along with the Samsung Galaxy Fold smartphone.
Uswitch.com telecoms expert Ernest Doku said: “No single provider swept the board at our awards, showing how competitive the UK’s broadband and mobile markets are.
“While established names like Sky and O2 scooped wins in key broadband and mobile categories, smaller brands like VOXI, SMARTY and Audacious are also carving out their own niches in the market, pushing the bigger companies all the way.
“Audacious also deserves praise for its innovative technology which is helping people with hearing difficulties to enjoy clearer mobile calls.”
All four MNOs won awards with O2 coming out on top for the best network coverage.
EE won the ‘fastest mobile network’ (based on Opensignal analysis) and was also the joint-winner of the quad-play provider of the year gong.
Three also scooped two prizes, with success in the best network for roaming and most popular mobile network categories.
Vodafone won the best SIM Only network, with sub-brand VOXI winning best PAYG network.
Elsewhere Samsung claimed manufacturer of the year, pipping Apple to the prize, with Huawei winning handset of the year for the P30 Pro handset.
In the broadband category Sky won the best triple play provider, with Plusnet successful in the best provider customer service category.
Now Broadband did the double with wins in the best value broadband provider and broadband provider of the year. Virgin Media won the fastest broadband provider award.
2020 Awards winners
Best Network Coverage – O2
Best Network for Customer Service – Plusnet Mobile
Best Network for Data – Sky Mobile
Best Network for Roaming – Three
Fastest Mobile Network – EE
Best Pay Monthly Network – Sky Mobile
Best PAYG Network – VOXI
Best Retailer for Customer Service – Tesco
Best SIM Only Network – Vodafone
Best Value Pay Monthly – Plusnet Mobile
Best Value SIM Only – SMARTY
High Street Retailer of the Year – Argos
Manufacturer of the Year – Samsung
Handset of the Year – Huawei P30 Pro
Mobile Reseller of the Year – MPD
Network of the Year – Sky Mobile
Online Retailer of the Year – Amazon
Best Newcomer of the Year – Audacious
Most Popular Mobile Network – Three
Best Triple Play Provider – Sky
Best Provider Customer Service – Plusnet
Best Smart Media Device – Amazon Fire TV Cube
Best TV Content – Netflix
Best TV Streaming Service – Netflix
Best Value Broadband Provider – Now Broadband
Broadband Provider of the Year – Now Broadband
Fastest Broadband Provider – Virgin Media
TV Provider of the Year – Now TV
Most Popular Broadband Provider – TalkTalk
Comms joint awards
Telecom Innovation Award – Audacious and Galaxy Fold
Quadplay Provider of the Year – EE