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Die Berichte und Analysen von Opensignal sind ein Leitfaden zum Verständnis der User Experience in drahtlosen Netzwerken.

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German rural 4G users see big differences in 4G Availability and download speeds between operators

By Sam Fenwick, March 2020

Opensignal analyzed the German mobile connectivity divide between urban and rural areas by state and by operator. We found that Telekom users observed the highest 4G Availability in rural areas in 11 out of 13 states.

Blog Entry | No | Germany | | Sam Fenwick

Switzerland shines in mobile network experience among DACH countries

By David Nedescu, Peter Boyland, December 2019

In our recent analyses of global mobile networks, we've seen a pretty wide range of user experiences across Europe. This is to be expected, since the continent is home to some of the most advanced mobile markets in the world, as well as some nations that are still moving towards mobile maturity. How do the mature markets of Central Europe's Germanic heartland — the DACH states — compare?

Blog Entry | No | Germany, Switzerland | | David Nedescu, Peter Boyland

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

Deutschland, November 2019, Mobile Network Experience

By Peter Boyland, November 2019

In our latest report on Germany, Telekom continues to dominate our awards table, keeping hold of four of our national awards. But it's not all plain sailing for Telekom, as we're seeing its lead eroding in several of our metrics, while its 4G Availability and Download Speed Experience scores have statistically not improved.

Report Page | No | Germany | | Peter Boyland

Germany, November 2019, Mobile Network Experience

By Peter Boyland, November 2019

Telekom won five of our six national awards — keeping hold of four while grabbing our new Voice App Experience medal.

Report Page | No | Germany | | Peter Boyland

Understanding why so many German smartphone users are still 3G-only

By Francesco Rizzato, November 2019

Opensignal analyzed the mobile experience of our German users who have never accessed mobile data on a 4G network, and found that 81.4% of those 3G-only users likely chose not to upgrade to a 4G subscription or have disabled 4G connections on their phones.

Blog Entry | No | Germany | | Francesco Rizzato