Opensignal has analyzed the 5G Experience in 11 of the largest cities in the Asia Pacific region. Seoul users see the fastest 5G Download Speeds and spent the most time connected to 5G.
In Opensignal’s newest analysis, we looked at the network experience of our smartphone users in Switzerland, when they connected to 4G, 5G and Wifi. Our research demonstrates that our Swiss users saw much faster download and upload speeds connected to 5G than when using Wifi or 4G. Smartphone users also enjoyed a superior video streaming experience on their mobile phones on 5G, compared to Wifi.
In an industry first, Opensignal has analyzed U.S. users’ mobile experience when they are connected to premium 5G services on the three U.S. carriers: AT&T’s 5G+, T-Mobile’s Ultra Capacity 5G (5G UC) and Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband (5G UW). For this analysis, we refer to these all of these offerings as Enhanced 5G for convenience.
Like India, it's 22 designated telecom circles (licensed service areas) are also very diverse in terms of consumers’ willingness and ability to pay across the range of digital services. In this analysis, we examined the mobile network experience in these to see how they compared across different aspects of mobile network experience.
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In our new analysis, Opensignal has observed that our smartphone users in Switzerland experienced worse signal strength when connected to 5G networks than users in neighboring countries — Germany, France and Italy. Also, we found a link between the quality of mobile signal strength and average 5G download speeds: the worse the signal strength, the slower the speeds.
Opensignal data shows that users at NHL arenas in both Canada and the U.S. had a significantly better experience when connected to 5G compared to the overall experience of all users at those venues. But our data also shows that users’ experience varied depending on their choice of carrier.
Opensignal analyzed our users’ mobile experience on Germany’s motorways and compared that against the average scores seen in the country. We found that 5G provided a significant boost to the mobile experience of our users on the motorways, and that experience was generally better there compared to the country average.
Opensignal took its first look at the impact of AT&T and Verizon’s C-band launches on the 5G mobile experience as we analyzed the 5G speeds seen on the U.S. carriers when connected to mid-band 5G spectrum, using T-Mobile’s 5G experience on the 2.5 GHz band for comparison.
In this analysis of Italian sports venues, we have analyzed our users’ 5G mobile experience on the four national operators at and around the 17 stadiums that host the 20 Italian Serie A football teams.
5G is the future of mobile services, although 4G remains in use everywhere, as do 3G and even 2G in some markets. Across Asia Pacific, operators are continuing to expand their 5G services. Here, we analyze how the 5G experience compares across the region.