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Canada, August 2022, Mobile Network Experience

By Hardik Khatri, August 2022

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

By Hardik Khatri, August 2022

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

By Ian Fogg, 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

By Hardik Khatri, June 2022

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

By Francesco Rizzato, April 2022

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

By Ian Fogg, 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

By Hardik Khatri, February 2022

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.