In this Opensignal’s fifth Global Awards report, we analyse the difference in the overall experience seen by our users on different operators across the globe.
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South Korea’s leadership position in 5G experience is at risk as other markets deploy mmWave 5G ahead of South Korea. While South Koreans enjoy the fastest overall 5G download and upload speeds in the world, and spend the second highest time with a 5G connection — called 5G Availability — other markets are enjoying a further greater experience boost from mmWave 5G.
Even current 5G iPhone users will see an experience boost from switching to a new 5G iPhone — up to 48% faster 5G speeds. iPhone 14 Plus has been more popular than the iPhone Mini in 80% of global markets analyzed. Markets vary in their preference for Pro and large screen iPhones.
The 5G experience continues to evolve. More markets are launching 5G. More spectrum is becoming available and that additional spectrum is boosting capacity and improving users’ experience with faster speeds, and a better video and gaming experience. In this latest global 5G benchmark, Opensignal quantifies how the real-world 5G experience compares.
In Opensignal’s first fixed broadband experience report on India, Airtel and Jio excel nationally in various aspects of the Indian broadband user experience. However, the major cities in India exhibit varying competitive landscapes and user experiences.
Whether you're cheering from the stands or following along from your smartphone, one thing is clear: mobile connectivity will play an essential role in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023, and in turn, making good mobile experience a crucial aspect for fans, whether attending in person or tuning in from your smartphone.
With poor mobile connectivity, users spend 20% less time in each app session while with poor Wi-Fi it’s an even greater 38% less time. After seven days, app retention rates are 49% lower for users that have seen consistently poor connectivity.
Opensignal results show that since the last report and the launch of 5G, the overall speed experience across India has improved massively, aided by our 5G users spending significant amounts of time with 5G.