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Canada’s Indigenous Areas observe a significant uplift in mobile experience with 5G

By Hardik Khatri, November 2023

Indigenous Areas spend more time connected to an active 5G signal compared to the national average. With 5G, users in these areas observe a significant uplift in their mobile speeds, video streaming and multiplayer gaming experience compared to the overall experience, higher than that seen nationally. Additionally, 5G has also helped reduce some of the disparities between the experience of users in these areas and the national average.

Canada struggles in the global 5G race due to insufficient mid-band spectrum

By Robert Wyrzykowski, November 2023

In this new analysis, Opensignal investigates the impact of spectrum bandwidth on the 5G mobile network experience of our Canadian smartphone users, compared to that of users in other OECD markets.

Sizing up the NHL 5G Experience in Canada

By Hardik Khatri, October 2023

In this analysis, Opensignal focuses on the mobile network experience at and around the seven Canadian NHL arenas. Plus, we've assessed 5G live video streaming across ten major Canadian cities to see how carriers stack up.

5G GLOBAL MOBILE NETWORK EXPERIENCE AWARDS 2023

By Sam Fenwick, October 2023

In the third 5G Global Mobile Network Experience Awards report, Opensignal once again compares operators from around the world to recognize those on which our users had the best 5G experience.

European markets show significant disparity in broadband user experience

By Andrey Popov, October 2023

In this analysis, Opensignal looks at user experience on broadband networks across 28 European markets. We have focused on three user experience measures — Broadband Download Speed, Broadband Upload Speed and Broadband Consistent Quality, the latter being a measure of how often users’ experience on a network is sufficient to support common applications’ requirements.

Global 5G benchmark: South Korea’s retreat on mmWave threatens its 5G leadership

By Ian Fogg, September 2023

South Korea’s leadership position in 5G experience is at risk as other markets deploy mmWave 5G ahead of South Korea. While South Koreans enjoy the fastest overall 5G download and upload speeds in the world, and spend the second highest time with a 5G connection — called 5G Availability — other markets are enjoying a further greater experience boost from mmWave 5G.

Users should upgrade their iPhone to have the best mobile network experience

By Ian Fogg, September 2023

Even current 5G iPhone users will see an experience boost from switching to a new 5G iPhone — up to 48% faster 5G speeds. iPhone 14 Plus has been more popular than the iPhone Mini in 80% of global markets analyzed. Markets vary in their preference for Pro and large screen iPhones.