How do top tech companies compare when it comes to mobile site speed?

Google has been putting more and more emphasis on page load time, especially as more people around the world end up experiencing the web via a mobile device. To help people understand how they stack up, Google released a tool to calculate mobile site speed with the default set to 4G.

I thought it would be fun to put in some of the top tech companies out there like Uber, Facebook, and even good old IBM to see how they stack up when it comes to mobile site speed. Here are the results…and yes, they all own their matching .COM domain:


I was actually pretty surprised to see IBM with a mobile load time of 3.5s, I was thinking they’d be dead last. Lyft looks like they also probably have a bit of work to do when it comes to site speed, but let’s be honest, in their case, just like Uber’s, it probably doesn’t matter since they acquire customers through their app.

If you run a website or blog, feel free to check your mobile site speed here. Also I’m interested to know, of my readers who are reading this right now, are you on a mobile device or desktop? Do you normally read my blog on your laptop or mobile phone?

I want to hear from you, comment and let your voice be heard!

{ 3 comments… add one }

  • Brendan February 27, 2018, 11:31 pm

    I wouldn’t trust any google tools to measure speed, is much more reliable and closer to real world speed….generally speaking under 1 second load time in pingdom is going to give you that instant load feeling but that said, the results of speedtest tools need to be interpreted as often that face value of the load speed reported isn’t whats actually happening on the page

  • Eric Lyon February 28, 2018, 7:48 pm

    Great list of load times. It can be very annoying trying to access some of the larger tech related sites and get stuck in a never-ending waiting game for a page to load. lol – is 2.2s so that means we rank #5 on the list of tech companies posted. 😉

  • Abid Ali March 11, 2020, 10:16 pm

    my site’s mobile load time is little lower then expected, how can i improve it for better speed time.


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