Witbe QoE Snapshot - Who Is The BEst mobile operator for video apps in Canada?
Introduction & setup
- App Launch Time: time between the Robot clicking on the app icon and the app being ready to be used (the apps are “force-closed” after every run)
- Login Time: time between the Robot clicking on the login button (after credentials were input) and it being successfully logged-in (the apps are logged-out before every run)
- Video Initial Buffering Time: time between the Robot clicking on the play button and the video starting to play
- Witbe VQ-MOS Score: a score representing the video quality of the first 30 seconds of video, measured with our famous Video Quality Mean Opinion Score algorithm
Mobile operator performances during peak hours
A surprising video availability rate
A quick comparison between the heavyweights
Because the tests on Netflix and YouTube were using the same video content (Bird Box Trailer), it is a good opportunity for us to compare VQ-MOS scores on the very same frame:
The two images above are encoded in PNG without loss and uploaded on this page without further compression. For a deeper analysis of Blur scores, and another comparison of Witbe VQ-MOS scores please refer to Witbe QoE Snapshot #2.