In Opensignal’s first comparison of the 5G experience across carriers in Canada, we found a mobile network experience landscape characterized by extreme competition. Due to challenges with limited 5G spectrum, Canada is now losing ground in 5G compared with other countries.
Opensignal's latest analysis shows that users' mobile experience in Canada varies greatly depending on proximity to urban areas demonstrating that a clear divide continues to exist between the urban and rural mobile network experience. Our rural users observed average download speeds less than half than that of our users in Large population centers (Large PCs) on all three carriers.
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Across these 15 countries analyzed, users see 5G download speeds that are 5 to 6 times faster than 4G. In every country 5G is much faster than 4G.
For the very first time Opensignal is providing a comprehensive comparison of mobile network experience globally at the operator-level across five key measures of mobile network experience.
Telus is the operator to beat in Canada. In this report, Telus won four of our awards outright and tied for two others.
Ahead of Opensignal's upcoming report into Canadians' national mobile network experience, for the first time we are publishing an analysis of how the mobile experience varies across Canada's major provinces.
Rural users in Canada on the networks of Telus, Bell Mobility and Rogers have download speeds that surpass those experienced by users in most countries around the globe.
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.