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Mobile Network Experience during the COVID-19 pandemic: June update

By Francesco Rizzato, June 2020

In this insight, we analyzed the amount of time that smartphone users spent connected to Wifi in the past four months, as well as the change in 4G Download Speeds experienced by our users across more than 40 countries, to understand how mobile network experience compares to pre-lockdown levels.

Blog Entry | No | Global | | Francesco Rizzato

Quantifying the global 5G experience across ten operators

By Ian Fogg, May 2020

In Opensignal’s latest 5G analysis we found all ten operators saw much faster speeds for their users on 5G compared with 4G, with speeds between 18.4 times and 1.7 times faster on 5G. Understanding the extent to which 5G improves the mobile experience is critical both for consumers considering upgrading to 5G and also for the mobile industry that’s planning how quickly to invest in 5G.

Blog Entry | No | Global, Australia, Southkorea, UK, USA | | Ian Fogg

The State of Mobile Network Experience 2020: One year into the 5G Era

By Hardik Khatri, Sam Fenwick, May 2020

One year on from the first launch of 5G services for smartphone users back in April 2019, Opensignal looks at what’s changed across 100 countries globally on six different measures of the mobile network experience, including upload and download speed, video, voice and games experience, along with the percentage of time that 4G users spent connected to a 4G network (4G Availability).

Report Page | No | Global | | Hardik Khatri, Sam Fenwick

Mobile Experience during the COVID-19 pandemic: 4G Download Speed

By Francesco Rizzato, Ian Fogg, Sam Fenwick, April 2020

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.

Blog Entry | No | Global, Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Costarica, France, Germany, Hongkong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudiarabia, Singapore, Southkorea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, UAE, UK, USA, Vietnam | | Francesco Rizzato, Ian Fogg, Sam Fenwick

Analyzing Mobile Experience during the coronavirus pandemic: Time on Wifi

By Hardik Khatri, Sam Fenwick, March 2020

The amount of time that smartphone users spend on Wifi connections has increased in many countries.

Blog Entry | No | Global | | Hardik Khatri, Sam Fenwick

The State of Mobile Games Experience in the 5G era

By Hardik Khatri, Ian Fogg, Sam Fenwick, February 2020

With video games now the biggest form of entertainment (thanks in part to breakout games like Fortnite) and the smartphone becoming increasing the device of choice, gamers’ mobile connections have a great deal of impact on their playing experience. To quantify this, Opensignal has developed a first of a kind metric and used it to rank the world’s top 100 countries for mobile Games Experience.

Report Page | No | Global, All Countries | | Hardik Khatri, Ian Fogg, Sam Fenwick