Opensignal Insights

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

How AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon differ in their early 5G approach

Posted on February 20, 2020

Francesco Rizzato & Ian Fogg Key points:We recorded the fastest average 5G download speed of 722.9 Mbps on Verizon’s 5G network.On T-Mobile’s 600Mhz 5G network we saw the greatest time connected...

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How to hasten US 3G switch-off to accelerate 5G

Posted on December 18, 2019

At the dawn of 5G, there are still a significant number of U.S. users on 3G networks that have never even connected to a 4G network. This creates an interesting challenge as U.S. carriers are hungry...

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Malaysia's disparity in mobile network connectivity: an operator level view

Posted on December 18, 2019

In our last analysis, we found that Malaysian users in thinly populated rural areas connect to 4G just 44% of the time. Now, we have delved deeper into the existing urban-rural disparity to...

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Smart users see superior 4G Availability and much faster download speeds in urban & rural areas

Posted on December 12, 2019

In a recent insight, Opensignal analyzed the urban-rural divide in the Philippines when it comes to 4G Availability and Download Speed Experience. We found 4G Availability to be 14 percentage points...

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Opensignal 2020 Predictions for USA and Canada

Posted on December 12, 2019

 PredictionsIn the 2020 presidential election, users in Democrat states will have a better mobile experience than those in GOP statesSpectrum constraints will make it difficult for the U.S. to...

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Brazil: 4G Upload Speeds in the 12 largest cities vary significantly around the clock

Posted on December 11, 2019

For decades user experience on mobile internet has been largely defined by download speeds, but with changing usage patterns and consumption habits upload speed is becoming increasingly important....

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Brazil upload speeds by time of the day

USA Mobile Network Experience Report Results Are In

Posted: Jan 23, 2020

While 5G is Ramping Up, U.S. Operators Deliver Big Improvement to Video Experience and LTE Download Speed According to Opensignal USA Mobile Network Experience Report

Verizon and AT&T Lead the Pack with awards in Six of Seven Categories

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