Blue Light Mobile: twice as fast

23/12/2016

It’s a well-known fact that Blue Light Mobile, ASTRID’s broadband data service, has priority on the mobile telephone network of Proximus. Even at times of high network load, BLM should still function properly. At least, that’s the theory. But does it also work in real life? In order to find that out, ASTRID asked the SAIT company to perform a series of practical tests with both 3G and 4G.

The results speak for themselves: in comparison with a standard Proximus subscription, BLM transmits up to twice as much data per second (download rate). The difference is especially striking in case of poor coverage and in places with a high network load (such as the Meir shopping street in Antwerp) – and these are precisely the conditions in which BLM is supposed to really offer added value!