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Mobile Experience during the COVID-19 pandemic: 4G Download Speed

By Francesco Rizzato, Ian Fogg, Sam Fenwick, April 2020

Globally, operators report mobile data use is increasing dramatically but Opensignal’s analytics demonstrate that despite these challenges the mobile experience is holding up well. Opensignal has seen only relatively small changes in users’ 4G Download Speeds in some countries, and none at all in other countries.

Blog Entry | No | Global, Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Costarica, France, Germany, Hongkong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudiarabia, Singapore, Southkorea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, UAE, UK, USA, Vietnam | | Francesco Rizzato, Ian Fogg, Sam Fenwick

Brazil, January 2020, Mobile Network Experience

By Hardik Khatri, January 2020

When it comes to the consumer mobile network experience in Brazil, we’ve seen a two-horse race develop between Claro and TIM since our last report. A quick glance at our latest awards table might give the impression that nothing has changed in the last six months. However, our measurements show notable improvements in several areas, particularly in 4G metrics. The rollout of 4G on the 700 MHz spectrum band in Brazil is having a big impact, as our users on networks that have implemented it are spending more time on 4G and are on average enjoying faster download speeds. We have further seen a cascading effect of this on our Video and Voice App Experience as upload and latency measurements have also improved. And with an upcoming auction of 5G licenses — including more spectrum in the 700 MHz band — we expect the mobile network experience to continue to improve as the market matures.

Report Page | No | Brazil | | Hardik Khatri
Brazil upload speeds by time of the day

Brazil: 4G Upload Speeds in the 12 largest cities vary significantly around the clock

By Hardik Khatri, December 2019

Today, 81% of Brazil’s population is actively engaged on social media spending approximately three and a half hours on social platforms every day. With this increasing popularity in social media usage, Brazillian users now engage in activities such as sharing media content, online gaming and video chatting more often than ever. In order to understand the true user experience while upstreaming, Opensignal analyzed 4G Upload Speeds in the 12 largest cities of Brazil and found that upload speeds vary depending on the time of day.

Blog Entry | No | Brazil | | Hardik Khatri

The State of Mobile Video Experience 2019

By David Nedescu, Ian Fogg, Sue Marek, November 2019

In one year mobile Video Experience has significantly improved in 59% of 100 countries analyzed. But the U.S. is lagging behind on mobile video as carriers face a spectrum crunch. Uniquely, Opensignal tests mobile video streaming at scale and does not estimate video experience based on speed tests or other indirect measurements.

Report Page | No | Global, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costarica, Ecuador, Egypt, Germany, Hongkong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, Saudiarabia, Singapore, Southafrica, Southkorea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, UAE, UK, Uruguay, USA, Vietnam, All Countries | | David Nedescu, Ian Fogg, Sue Marek
4G Availability improves in Brazils cities

The rollout of 700 MHz spectrum is improving mobile network experience in Brazil

By Peter Boyland, October 2019

In the past year, since the rollout of 4G in the 700 MHz band, we've seen considerable growth in 4G Availability in all of Brazil's 10 largest cities.

Blog Entry | No | Brazil | | Peter Boyland

The State of Mobile Voice App Experience

By Hardik Khatri, Peter Boyland, October 2019

Voice apps offer flexibility across a number of devices and networks, and have soared in popularity as smartphones become more and more ubiquitous.But what's the mobile user experience like on these voice apps on today's mobile networks?

Report Page | No | Global, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costarica, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, Singapore, Southafrica, Southkorea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, UAE, UK, Uruguay, USA | | Hardik Khatri, Peter Boyland