And the winners are...
Opensignal Co-founder and CEO, Brendan Gill announces our 2021 5G Global Mobile Network Experience Award winners.

Opensignal 5G Global Awards 2021

Despite all the uncertainties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, 5G adoption is well and truly underway across the globe.

The use of next-generation technology has led to an accelerated evolution of the global wireless landscape which has given rise to a fierce contest to become the frontrunner in the global 5G race.

But, what exactly does this mean for the end-users and their real-world 5G experience?

To answer this question, for the first time, Opensignal has ranked operators globally by assessing their real-world 5G mobile network experience.

We are recognizing excellence in 5G mobile network experiences by awarding 5G Global Winners and 5G Global Leaders. Additionally, we've added four 5G Global Impact categories — for Download Speed, Upload Speed, Games Experience and Video Experience. These categories assess the uplift or improvement in mobile experience seen by our users while connected to 5G compared to the previous generation of network technology, 4G.

See below and download the report to reveal all our 2021 5G winners and detailed analysis.

 

Opensignal 5G Global Awards 2021

Global Winners & Leaders

We are recognizing and celebrating mobile network operators across the world who have excelled in providing an outstanding 5G mobile network experience, contributing to improving connectivity for us all.

We are releasing a comprehensive report, which analyses the 5G mobile network experience across five key measures – 5G Availability, 5G Download Speed, 5G Upload Speed, 5G Video Experience and 5G Games Experience.

5G Availability
5G Download Speed
5G Upload Speed
5G Video Experience
5G Games Experience

5G Availability

  • T-Mobile, USA
  • STC, Kuwait
  • Zain, Kuwait
  • 3, Hong Kong
  • Ooredoo, Kuwait
  • SK telecom, South Korea
  • KT, South Korea
  • LG U+, South Korea
  • CMHK, Hong Kong
  • STC, Saudi Arabia
  • csl, Hong Kong
  • SmarTone, Hong Kong
  • Taiwan Mobile, Taiwan
  • Zain, Saudi Arabia
  • Ooredoo, Qatar
  • TrueMove H, Thailand
  • FarEasTone, Taiwan
  • Mobily, Saudi Arabia
  • AT&T, USA
  • T-Mobile, Netherlands

5G Download Speed

  • FarEasTone, Taiwan
  • SK telecom, South Korea
  • Chunghwa, Taiwan
  • LG U+, South Korea
  • Ooredoo, Qatar
  • Rakuten, Japan
  • KT, South Korea
  • Zain, Saudi Arabia
  • TIM, Italy
  • Vodafone, New Zealand
  • Ooredoo, Kuwait
  • Orange, France
  • Optus, Australia
  • DNA, Finland
  • STC, Saudi Arabia
  • Telstra, Australia
  • Vodafone, Spain
  • Taiwan Mobile, Taiwan
  • Orange, Romania
  • AIS, Thailand
  • Zain, Kuwait
  • Sunrise, Switzerland

5G Upload Speed

  • FarEasTone, Taiwan
  • Chunghwa, Taiwan
  • Sunrise, Switzerland
  • KPN, Netherlands
  • T-Mobile, Netherlands
  • Swisscom, Switzerland
  • SK telecom, South Korea
  • AIS, Thailand
  • Rakuten, Japan
  • LG U+, South Korea
  • DNA, Finland
  • KT, South Korea
  • HT, Croatia
  • Telekom, Germany
  • Salt, Switzerland
  • Singtel, Singapore
  • Vodafone, Netherlands
  • Zain, Saudi Arabia
  • CMHK, Hong Kong
  • Magenta, Austria
  • Ooredoo, Kuwait
  • Vodafone, Spain
  • Orange, Romania
  • TIM, Italy
  • STC, Saudi Arabia
  • Taiwan Mobile, Taiwan
  • eir, Ireland

5G Video Experience

  • Chunghwa, Taiwan
  • FarEasTone, Taiwan
  • T-Mobile, Netherlands
  • KPN, Netherlands
  • Vodafone, Netherlands
  • Sunrise, Switzerland
  • DNA, Finland
  • SK telecom, South Korea
  • Telekom, Germany
  • T Star, Taiwan
  • Taiwan Mobile, Taiwan
  • 3, Hong Kong
  • HT, Croatia
  • CMHK, Hong Kong
  • Elisa, Finland
  • KT, South Korea
  • Smart, Philippines
  • AIS, Thailand
  • LG U+, South Korea
  • csl, Hong Kong
  • O2, United Kingdom

5G Games Experience

  • KT, South Korea
  • SK telecom, South Korea
  • T-Mobile, Netherlands
  • KPN, Netherlands
  • Singtel, Singapore
  • LG U+, South Korea
  • Vodafone, Ireland
  • FarEasTone, Taiwan
  • Vodafone, Netherlands
  • eir, Ireland
  • Telekom, Germany
  • Rogers, Canada
  • Telia, Norway
  • Chunghwa, Taiwan
  • Sunrise, Switzerland
  • SoftBank, Japan
  • CMHK, Hong Kong
  • Telus, Canada
  • Bell, Canada
  • Salt, Switzerland
  • au, Japan
  • Optus, Australia
  • 3, Hong Kong
  • Magenta, Austria
  • TrueMove H, Thailand
  • csl, Hong Kong
  • AIS, Thailand
  • Vodafone, Germany
  • Swisscom, Switzerland
  • Vodafone, Australia

Opensignal Global Awards 2021

5G Global Impact

We also want to acknowledge and applaud the mobile operators who have shown the greatest uplift in 5G mobile network experience seen by our users while connected to 5G compared to the previous generation of network technology, 4G.

The following charts recognize operators across four critical measures of mobile network experience – Download Speed, Upload Speed, Video Experience and Games Experience.

Download Speed
Upload Speed
Video Experience
Games Experience

Download Speed

5G Global Impact Logo
  • AIS, Thailand
  • Rakuten, Japan
  • Zain, Saudi Arabia
  • FarEasTone, Taiwan
  • TIM, Italy
  • Vodafone, Spain
  • Smart, Philippines
  • Ooredoo, Kuwait
  • Globe, Philippines
  • Chunghwa, Taiwan
  • China Mobile, China
  • Taiwan Mobile, Taiwan
  • Ooredoo, Qatar
  • LG U+, South Korea
  • O2, United Kingdom
  • 3, Ireland
  • Zain, Kuwait
  • 3, Hong Kong
  • STC, Saudi Arabia
  • Optus, Australia
  • CMHK, Hong Kong
  • Vodafone, New Zealand
  • KT, South Korea
  • DNA, Finland
  • Orange, Romania
  • T Star, Taiwan
  • eir, Ireland
  • SK telecom, South Korea
  • Sunrise, Switzerland
  • Mobily, Saudi Arabia

Upload Speed

5G Global Impact Logo
  • FarEasTone, Taiwan
  • Chunghwa, Taiwan
  • AIS, Thailand
  • Smart, Philippines
  • Sunrise, Switzerland
  • Zain, Saudi Arabia
  • CMHK, Hong Kong
  • Globe, Philippines
  • SmarTone, Hong Kong
  • 3, Hong Kong
  • T Star, Taiwan
  • Rakuten, Japan
  • Magenta, Austria
  • Vodafone, Spain
  • KPN, Netherlands
  • TIM, Italy
  • Play, Poland
  • T-Mobile, Netherlands
  • Orange, Poland
  • Taiwan Mobile, Taiwan
  • KT, South Korea
  • SK telecom, South Korea
  • csl, Hong Kong
  • TrueMove H, Thailand
  • Vodafone, Ireland
  • eir, Ireland
  • Vivo, Brazil
  • Telekom, Germany
  • Orange, Spain
  • DNA, Finland

Video Experience

5G Global Impact Logo
  • AIS, Thailand
  • Globe, Philippines
  • Smart, Philippines
  • Zain, Saudi Arabia
  • T Star, Taiwan
  • TrueMove H, Thailand
  • SmarTone, Hong Kong
  • AT&T, USA
  • 3, Hong Kong
  • CMHK, Hong Kong
  • 3, United Kingdom
  • Sunrise, Switzerland
  • FarEasTone, Taiwan
  • Plus, Poland
  • Play, Poland
  • O2, United Kingdom
  • Vodafone, Ireland
  • TIM, Italy
  • O2, Germany
  • Vodafone, Spain
  • 3, Ireland
  • csl, Hong Kong
  • Claro, Brazil
  • LG U+, South Korea
  • Taiwan Mobile, Taiwan
  • Chunghwa, Taiwan
  • Orange, Spain
  • Bouygues, France
  • Telekom, Germany
  • DNA, Finland

Games Experience

5G Global Impact Logo
  • Globe, Philippines
  • Smart, Philippines
  • TrueMove H, Thailand
  • Vivo, Brazil
  • Mobily, Saudi Arabia
  • 3, Hong Kong
  • csl, Hong Kong
  • Rogers, Canada
  • 3, United Kingdom
  • Telia, Norway
  • Verizon, USA
  • Sunrise, Switzerland
  • CMHK, Hong Kong
  • Telekom, Germany
  • FarEasTone, Taiwan
  • STC, Saudi Arabia
  • Play, Poland
  • Vodafone, Ireland
  • Telus, Canada
  • Bell, Canada
  • eir, Ireland
  • Ooredoo, Kuwait
  • Zain, Kuwait
  • TIM, Italy
  • Chunghwa, Taiwan
  • O2, United Kingdom
  • Vodafone, Romania
  • AIS, Thailand
  • AT&T, USA
  • EE, United Kingdom