Opensignal Insights

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

5G users now experience max download speeds over 1000 Mbps in 4 countries

Posted on September 13, 2019 by Ian Fogg

by Ian Fogg, VP Analysis As more operators in more countries launch 5G services, Opensignal has again analyzed the maximum speed that our 5G smartphone users have experienced, updating our previous...

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Brazil excels among South America's fastest mobile cities

Posted on September 9, 2019 by Kevin Fitchard

By Kevin Fitchard, Principal AnalystThe South American continent contains some of the largest cities in the world, and these metros are located in some very distinct locations. Rio de Janeiro's sun-...

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The Smartphone Mobile Network Experience in Germany

Posted on September 9, 2019 by Ian Fogg

by Ian Fogg, VP Analysis, Opensignal The type of smartphone model affects the quality of mobile network experience that users receive. Newer models, and those with higher user equipment LTE Category...

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Understanding the US smartphone Mobile Network Experience

Posted on September 9, 2019 by Ian Fogg

by Ian Fogg, VP Analysis, Opensignal Key pointsUsers of smartphone models from OnePlus, LG and Samsung experienced the fastest download speeds in the U.S.: OnePlus 7 Pro, LG V35, LG G8, Samsung S10...

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Philippines 4G Download Speeds twice as fast in the capital at congested times

Posted on September 5, 2019 by Francesco Rizzato

Francesco Rizzato, Senior Technical AnalystOpensignal analyzed the fluctuations in 4G Download Speeds that our users in the Philippines experienced throughout the day across different regions. We...

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Philippines 4G Download Speed across the day, by region

Malaysia case study: Why fast download speed is not equal to good video experience

Posted on August 27, 2019 by Hardik Khatri

Hardik Khatri, Technical AnalystIt's very common to think that fast download speeds translate to a good mobile video experience, but that’s certainly not the case when we take a deep dive into real-...

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Philippines 4G Download Speeds twice as fast in the capital at congested times

Posted: Sep 05, 2019

Francesco Rizzato, Senior Technical Analyst

Opensignal analyzed the fluctuations in 4G Download Speeds that our users in the Philippines experienced throughout the day across different regions. We found that, while all users experienced similar speeds at quiet times at night, bigger differences between regions emerged during the day when networks became busy, with our users in Metropolitan Manila — the National Capital Region (NCR) — experiencing significantly faster speeds at congested times.

Download speeds are 73% faster in Manila than in Cebu and Davao

Posted: Aug 19, 2019

Kevin Fitchard, Principal Analyst

Users in Manila have a distinct mobile broadband speed advantage over their counterparts in other Filippino cities. In Opensignal's analysis of Download and Upload Speed Experience in five of the Philippines largest cities, we found that Manila beat out Angeles, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu and Davao in both metrics — in many cases by very large margins.

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