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mmWave 5G is almost thirty times faster than public Wifi, but with similar reach

By Ian Fogg, March 2021

Some types of 5G have very similar availability to public Wifi. For example, 5G smartphone users spend approximately 0.5% of time connected to 5G mmWave. Now, with 5G and especially with 5G mmWave, we see speeds on mobile that are much faster than with public Wifi.

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

The US smartphone speed race: how Apple, Google, LG, OnePlus and Samsung compare

By Ian Fogg, March 2021

Smartphone makers are moving quickly to implement the latest 5G technologies with the aim of improving users’ mobile experience. Here, Opensignal analyzes our latest real-world data to see how users' experience with 5G models from the five leading 5G brands varies.

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

Global Mobile Network Experience Awards 2021

By Sam Fenwick, March 2021

Last year, to celebrate Opensignal’s 10th anniversary, we ranked the world's operators using our leading measures of the real-world mobile network experience. It was so well received that we’ve chosen to publish the awards again. In this report we’ve expanded the scope of our analysis, so for the first time we’re also assessing our users’ multiplayer mobile Games Experience globally on different operators.

Report Page | Yes | Global, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costarica, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Germany, Hongkong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Libya, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Netherlands, Newzealand, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudiarabia, Singapore, Southafrica, Southkorea, Spain, Srilanka, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, UK, Uruguay, Vietnam | | Sam Fenwick

Understanding where and when users can experience 5G in South Korea

By Ian Fogg, February 2021

It’s clear from the many different potential ways to measure users’ experience and mobile networks that there is no single correct way to measure the extent of a mobile network. Opensignal’s two different measures — 5G Availability and 5G Reach — represent the network experience of users.

Blog Entry | No | Global, All Countries, Southkorea | | Ian Fogg

Understanding the mobile experience on T-Mobile’s standalone 5G network

By Francesco Rizzato, February 2021

Opensignal analyzed our users’ mobile experience on T-Mobile’s network before and after the operator launched its nationwide standalone access (SA) 5G network on August 4, 2020. We then compared our users' mobile experience on T-Mobile's SA and NSA 5G networks.

Blog Entry | No | Global, USA | | Francesco Rizzato

How Rakuten’s mobile network experience is evolving

By Ian Fogg, February 2021

In our latest analysis of the mobile experience of Rakuten users, we see big increases in the reach of Rakuten’s network as it expands across Japan and a resulting impact on users’ mobile experience.

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