Opensignal Insights

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

Becoming an industry standard: Lessons learned from JD Power

Posted on September 6, 2018 by Brendan Gill

Today it seems second nature to consult an independent standard before making an important choice. We regularly appeal to consumer ratings before choosing a hotel, movie critics before a trip to the...

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Kolkata is India's top region for 4G availability

Posted on September 5, 2018 by Peter Boyland

Kolkata is popularly known as the City of Joy, after the novel and film of the same name. or centuries the region has been celebrated as India's capital of arts and culture — and now its citizens...

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4G Availability in India's 22 Telecoms Circles

Where to vacation in Mexico for a good 4G experience

Posted on August 22, 2018 by Kevin Fitchard

Summer may be nearly over, which means Mexico's biggest national holiday is less than a month away. On Sept. 16, millions of Mexicans will celebrate their country's independence with festivals and...

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The US may yet catch its global peers in 4G speeds

Posted on August 17, 2018 by Peter Boyland

OpenSignal recently published its State of Mobile Networks report for the U.S., and in it we tracked some significant increases in 4G speed across the country's mobile networks. The most interesting...

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US Operator Average 4G Download Speed

Tracking AT&T's rise to dominance in 4G network responsiveness

Posted on August 15, 2018 by Peter Boyland

We recently published our latest report on the State of Mobile Networks in the U.S., where the network speed and 4G availability awards were dominated by a couple of operators. But AT&T won one...

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US Operator 4G Latency March 2017 - May 2018

Seoul top city in East Asia with 4G availability of nearly 98%

Posted on August 8, 2018 by Peter Boyland

At OpenSignal we are currently in the process of boosting our coverage of East Asia, having launched reports in the last six months on Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand. We...

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4G Availability in 12 major cities in East Asia

UK: How fast and how accessible is 4G in your city?

Posted: May 03, 2017

If you had one guess what the fastest 4G city in the U.K. might be, would that guess be Stoke-on-Trent? That’s right, Stoke is more than just the heart of England’s pottery industry. According to OpenSignal’s measurements, Stoke also lays claims to the fastest 4G speeds of any big city in Great Britain.

Whose customers are using Wifi the most in the US?

Posted: Apr 18, 2017

Though we may be in the era of fast 4G connections, Wifi still plays a significant role in our mobile connectivity. We spend a lot of time connected to Wifi networks at home, work and at public hotspots. But just how much time exactly do we spend on Wifi? I decided to find out by digging down into OpenSignal's U.S. data.

India's fastest LTE connections are in Mumbai

Posted: Mar 28, 2017

OpenSignal is preparing its first public report for India, but while we crunch our numbers, I thought we'd share a sneak peak at what we're finding in one of the world's most fascinating mobile markets. We compiled our LTE speed and availability tests in India's biggest cities over the previous three months to see how 4G performance compared in different urban regions of the country.

First let's take a look at speed.

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