CONNECT magazine‘s 2018 benchmark of German networks puts Broadband Providers and Streaming-Portals through their Paces: Zafaco and OPTICOM test more Video Streaming Services than ever before.

German operator 1&1 won in 2017, but German Telekom is once again top of CONNECT magazine‘s new 2018 benchmark of German networks. Tested by zafaco GmbH and backed by OPTICOM GmbH‘s POLQA and PEVQ-S MOS tools for voice and video streaming benchmarking, this year‘s test analyzed more video streaming services than ever before: Amazon, Facebook, Netflix, YouTube, Zattoo and public TV ZDF. With 48 test sites all over Germany and about 4.4m measurements carried out during May and June 2018, the annual CONNECT test, now in it‘s 9th year, delivers again comprehensive QoE insights of Germany‘s network infrastructure...

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Connect Magazine and P3 reach out with 2018 POLQA Voice Quality testing of mobile networks further than ever before...
Connect and P3 established network benchmark test in Germany almost 15 years ago, but since then have introduced tests in Austria, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Australia and soon Singapore...
Erlangen - 12. December 2017
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2017 sees POLQA pass the 100 Licensees marker!
To date, 109 vendors and operators license POLQA/P.863 for their products or for use during development, design and optimization of mobile phones, Smartphones, network components, or services.
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Test magazine „VIDEO“ employs PEVQ-S to rank quality of Web-TV services incl. Amazon, Facebook, Netflix and more...
In the fight for increasing viewers, “VIDEO” Test and technology magazine, along with Zafaco, present the winners of the Video provider QoE stakes in this national study for the German consumer, using OPTICOM’s PEVQ-S technology.
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New Video Measurement Technology puts Broadband Providers and Streaming-Portals through their Paces: Zafaco and OPTICOM test the Quality of Internet Video Streaming Services throughout Germany
Speed of Internet Access alone is no Guarantee of Quality - A new Fixed Network Test by the Journal "connect" provides greater Transparency for Consumers
Erlangen/Ismaning - 12. July 2016
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POLQA approved for Voice Quality Characterization of EVS Codec
OPTICOM and SwissQual's initiative enables ITU-T SG12 to add new Implementer's Guide to Recommendation P.863
Erlangen, GERMANY / Solothurn, SWITZERLAND - 15. February 2016
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Benchmark and Optimize Streaming Video Quality with OPTICOM's PEVQ-S
New Measurement Standard for Video Streaming Quality enables accurate testing of Video-on-Demand Services like YouTube, Amazon and Netflix by modelling Subjective Subscriber Experience
Erlangen, GERMANY - 24. February 2015
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New Version > POLQA 2015 < available now
The Next-Generation Mobile Voice Quality Testing Standard
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Anite to integrate OPTICOM's PEVQ-S streaming video analysis in Nemo tools
Enables operators to more effectively analyse their services, optimise their networks, and ultimately improve the end-user experience
Oulu, Finland - 17. February 2014
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