See all Market Insights

Global

Opensignal reports and analyses are the definitive guide to understanding the true experience consumers receive on wireless networks.

See all Market Insights

Filter Insights based on date, author or topic.

The Mobile Future: Predictions for 2021 and Beyond

By Francesco Rizzato, Hardik Khatri, Ian Fogg, Sam Fenwick, December 2020

As the year in which everything changed has ended, Opensignal predicts the ongoing impact on the mobile world in 2021 and beyond.

Blog Entry | Yes | Global | | Francesco Rizzato, Hardik Khatri, Ian Fogg, Sam Fenwick

Quantifying The Mobile Experience of Group Video Calls

By Francesco Rizzato, December 2020

Opensignal has used an innovative approach to analyze group video calling across 75 countries starting from real-world measures of our users' voice and video experience. 5G made a significant difference to this measure and we have also assessed how it varies across the hours of the day.

Report Page | Yes | Global | | Francesco Rizzato

Quantifying the real ‘on-net’ Rakuten network experience

By Ian Fogg, October 2020

We see a much better mobile experience when Rakuten users are connected to its own radio network. The average Upload Speed Experience is two and a half times faster on-net than when roaming. We analyze how Rakuten's 'on-net' mobile network experience varies across cities in Japan and what it means for the future.

Blog Entry | No | Global, Japan | | Ian Fogg

5G users on average consume up to 2.7x more mobile data compared to 4G users

By Francesco Rizzato, October 2020

Opensignal has analyzed our 5G smartphone users' average mobile data consumption in six leading 5G countries and found that in the month of September 2020, on average, they consumed up to 2.7 times more mobile data compared to 4G users.

Blog Entry | No | Global, Australia, Germany, Japan, Southkorea, UK, USA | | Francesco Rizzato

Benchmarking the global 5G user experience – October update

By Ian Fogg, October 2020

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.

Blog Entry | No | Global, Australia, Canada, Germany, Hongkong, Italy, Netherlands, Saudiarabia, Southkorea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, UK, USA | | Ian Fogg

Analyzing mobile data consumption and experience during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Francesco Rizzato, October 2020

Opensignal quantified our smartphone users’ average mobile data consumption and compared it against our users’ average Download Speed Experience across a number of countries since the early months of the year. Our data shows that short-term variations in average mobile data consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic correlated with variations in our users’ average Download Speed Experience across multiple countries

Blog Entry | No | Global, Italy, Mexico | | Francesco Rizzato