Opensignal Insights

News and views on real-world mobile experience from our independent team of analysts and experts

Quantifying the real ‘on-net’ Rakuten network experience

Posted on October 21, 2020

In our just published Japan Mobile Network Experience Report, Rakuten won the Upload Speed Experience Award. This is an impressive achievement for a new network and especially for one which relies on...

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

Posted on October 21, 2020

The latest generation of mobile technology, 5G, doesn’t just enable much faster average speeds than 4G, it also adds a tremendous amount of new capacity. 5G allows operators to tap into new higher...

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India’s top cities for mobile games experience

Posted on October 20, 2020

India is one of the top five markets for mobile gaming in terms of the number of users. On the back of growing penetration of affordable smartphones, low-cost data, and improved bandwidth, the number...

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Benchmarking the global 5G user experience – October update

Posted on October 13, 2020

Opensignal has previously analyzed the real-world 5G experience of our users across mobile operators in a number of countries globally, including Australia, the U.S. and South Korea. Now, we are...

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

Posted on October 5, 2020

Opensignal’s 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...

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Video Experience in the Philippines has improved by nearly 30% since Q3 2018

Posted on September 30, 2020

As we noted in our previous analysis on the Philippines’ mobile network experience, recent remarks by President Duterte placed a great deal of emphasis on the need for the country’s mobile operators...

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

Posted: Oct 05, 2020

Opensignal’s 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. In part, this is because other ways of improving capacity such as additional wireless spectrum, could not be brought into use quickly in most countries to help with changed mobile usage.

Broadband snapshots: Singapore

Posted: Sep 11, 2020

Opensignal looked at Singapore’s broadband market and analyzed our users’ real-world experience when they connected using a selection of the country’s major Internet Service Providers (ISPs).

Broadband snapshots: Italy

Posted: Sep 04, 2020

Key points

  • The real-world broadband experience is highly dependent on the location of users’ homes, and users care about the experience where they live, and not nationally. Users’ speeds are higher on almost every ISP in urban areas, followed by suburban and rural areas.

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