While the event of digital makes use of greater than ever justifies a superb quality of service all through the territory, the UFC-Que Choisir is launching the free Queldébit application, constituting each a person software permitting customers to check the quality of their connection to the mobile Internet wherever it’s, and a collaborative software for establishing protection maps. Thanks to an enormous mobilization of customers that it requires, the UFC-Que Choisir will be capable of make public information permitting each to check operators, and to shed gentle on the state of the digital divide. . Queldébit is on the market for free obtain in the present day from the Google Play Store (Android) and the App Store (Apple).
Personalized and clear info on the quality of the Internet connection
Queldébit is a mobile application providing customers the chance to check the quality of their mobile connection. Two sorts of checks can be found: a “quick test”, calculating the latency, the reception price and the transmission price, in addition to a “full test” which additionally makes it potential to find out the quality of viewing of a video, and the loading time of internet pages. Queldébit stands out from the gang “Speedtests” at present out there by providing a qualitative evaluation of the weather examined.
The “complete test” additionally permits the consumer to acquire an total rating for the quality of the connection to the Internet, starting from 0/10 to 10/10, primarily based on an unique algorithm developed by UFC-Que Choisir. This closed score system is restricted to Queldébit on the earth of “Speedtests”, and due to this fact an actual added worth.
A collaborative application to enlighten customers and elevate consciousness amongst public authorities
Queldébit additionally permits customers to be the actors of a resolutely collaborative application, having a twin utility for the buyer group:
- make it potential to ascertain, on the premise of all of the checks carried out by customers, a barometer of mobile operators in accordance with their quality of service, and thus transcend the only worth criterion to decide on their plans;
- give our affiliation the means to behave in opposition to any false guarantees and make the general public authorities conscious of the truth of the digital divide and push them to scale back it.
A primary evaluation which quantifies geographic inequality
A primary evaluation of the info collected for the 3G / 4G profiles (1) in the course of the check section reveals vital territorial disparities. Indeed, if the common pace recorded in dense areas (2) reaches 55.2 Mbit / s, it stands at 48.3 Mbit / s in intermediate areas (3), dropping to 37.8 Mbit / s. s in rural areas (4). These variations in pace have very concrete impacts on basic on a regular basis makes use of, whether or not it’s internet shopping or the quality of watching a video. By method of illustration, in rural areas in 21% of instances the loading of a single web page takes greater than 5 seconds, when this price is diminished to 13% in medium-sized areas.
The extra Queldébit customers can be, the quicker the UFC-Que Choisir will be capable of make quality indicators out there to all by operator and by territory. Our affiliation due to this fact calls on them to take up this new application en masse, which might be downloaded for free from the Google Play Store and the App Store, and to hold out the checks within the numerous locations they frequent (work, transport, and many others.).
The purposes are immediately downloadable by way of the next hyperlinks:
UFC-Que Choisir can also be opening a web page devoted to Queldébit on the deal with http: //ufcqc.link/queldebit offering customers with all the main points of its exact traits, specifically within the type of an FAQ, additionally out there immediately within the application.
(1) At this stage we’re not establishing outcomes for 5G profiles, since in May 5G information represented lower than 10% of all information collected.
(2) Namely, agglomerations, throughout the which means of INSEE, of greater than 400,000 inhabitants.
(3) Namely agglomerations between 10,000 and 400,000 inhabitants.
(4) Namely agglomerations of lower than 10,000 inhabitants and all municipalities outdoors agglomerations.