Participate in the big COMPUTER BILD Netztest and help us to find weak spots in German mobile networks. Does your mobile data connection feel slow and sluggish? The COMPUTER BILD Netztest shows the real performance of your mobile network. In ...Read more
Participate in the big COMPUTER BILD Netztest and help us to find weak spots in German mobile networks.
Does your mobile data connection feel slow and sluggish? The COMPUTER BILD Netztest shows the real performance of your mobile network. In comparison the synthetic tests, the COMPUTERBILD Netztest measures the performance of your mobile network where you use it, with real devices and real data plans. Besides that you help COMPUTER BILD to set up a database for the quality of the German mobile phone network – so we can show the operators how good or bad they really perform.
The COMPUTER BILD Netztest app provides you with the following functionality:
The speed test of the COMPUTER BILD Netztest shows you the speed and latency of your UMTS, LTE and Wi-Fi network on a speedometer, separated into upload, download and ping speed. After each test you receive an assessment of your result, comparing it to users in your region. So you can find out if you surf the net faster or slower than the rest of Germany. All speed tests are archived with all details and can be accessed anytime and viewed on the integrated map view. The archived data helps you to recognize speed variations quickly.
Discover the reasons of bad network performance! The coverage map displays network availability depending on your current position. The network coverage of each provider is shown on the coverage map.
This application does not store or process personal information like phone numbers, contacts or the IMSI. You can always stop the data collection by uninstalling the app.
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UPDATED ON: Jun 10, 2015
INSTALLATIONS: 100,000 - 500,000
LATEST VERSION: 3.2
REQUIRED ANDROID VERSION: 2.2 and up
view network state
Allows an application to view the state of all networks.
view Wi-Fi status
Allows an application to view the information about the state of Wi-Fi.
full Internet access
Allows an application to create network sockets.
precise (GPS) location
Access precise location sources such as the Global Positioning System on the phone, where available. Malicious applications can use this to determine where you are, and may consume additional battery power.
approximate (network-based) location
Access location sources such as the cellular network database to determine an approximate phone location, where available. Malicious applications can use this to determine approximately where you are.
read phone state and identity
Allows the application to access the phone features of the device. An application with this permission can determine the phone number and serial number of this phone, whether a call is active, the number that call is connected to, ect.
prevent phone from sleeping
Allows an application to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
retrieve running applications
Allows application to retrieve information about currently and recently running tasks. May allow malicious applications to discover private information about other applications.
measure application storage space
Allows an application to retrieve code, data, and cache sizes
automatically start at boot
Allows an application to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the application to slow down overall performance of the phone by constantly running.
read system log files
Allows an application to read from the systemʼs various log files. This allows it to discover general information about what you are doing with the phone, but should not contain any personal or private information.