Canada, February 2023, 5G Experience
Telus is top for 5G Video Experience, while Bell wins 5G Download Speed outright and our Rogers users see the fastest 5G upload speeds in Canada.
Global Mobile Network Experience Awards 2023
In the fourth Global Mobile Network Experience Awards report, Opensignal once again directly compares operators from around the world to recognize those on which our users had the best mobile experience.
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Canada, August 2022, Mobile Network Experience
Last summer, Canadian carriers bid billions of dollars to obtain spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band, which is crucial for 5G in the country. As a result of this auction, the big three carriers – Bell, Rogers and Telus – walked away with 80% of the total spectrum on auction and have recently started using it for 5G.
Canada, August 2022, 5G Experience
Following last summer’s 3.5GHz spectrum auction, Canadian carriers have recently begun the process of deploying this new mid-band spectrum for 5G services. Rogers claims to be the first to launch mid-band 5G — with its first location going live in Nanaimo, British Columbia.
Benchmarking the Global 5G Experience — June 2022
In this latest definitive analysis of 5G worldwide leaders, there are many new entrants in the top 15 markets across different measures of 5G mobile network experience compared with the last 5G benchmark.
Cottage country mobile network experience
Our results also show that while Canada has yet to establish a global leadership position on 5G, it continues to hold the advantage of strong 4G access and network capability that results in an excellent experience, even when in more rural surroundings.
Analyzing mobile experience at NHL arenas across Canada and the US
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.
Benchmarking the Global 5G Experience — March 2022
During 2022, 5G will start to become the mainstay of the mobile experience in many markets. In others, the 5G journey is starting, but 5G offers the promise of a significantly superior experience. Here, Opensignal's quantifies the current 5G experience.
Canada, February 2022, 5G Experience
Opensignal's third 5G Experience Report on Canada reveals a highly competitive landscape as all three operators are joint or outright winners for at least three or more award categories.