Opensignal Insights

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

What can overall speed tell us about US operators? A lot actually

Posted on May 17, 2018 by Kevin Fitchard

It's been a tumultuous 18 months for the U.S. mobile industry. Verizon and AT&T reintroduced unlimited data plans sending their 4G speeds on a rollercoaster ride. T-Mobile asserted itself at the...

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US Operator Overall Speed by Month in 2017

Can mobile networks cope with the data demand from ultra HD video?

Posted on May 17, 2018 by Peter Boyland

As mobile networks get faster and faster, consumer habits are changing, with users adopting more and more data-hungry activities like streaming video and music, and live gaming. But just as mobile...

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T-Mobile and Sprint's network future in 3 easy steps

Posted on May 16, 2018 by Kevin Fitchard

Now that Sprint and T-Mobile's proposed merger is up and running again, the two operators are revealing many more details about what their combined networks would look like. Even before the merger is...

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Which European Tech Hub offers the Fastest 4G?

Posted on April 24, 2018 by Andrea Toth

If your tech startup needs excellent 4G connectivity around the clock, it’s probably best you set up base in Amsterdam, Stockholm, Zurich, or Tallinn. Yes, Tallinn: the city that nurtured Skype and...

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Average 4G Download Speeds in European Tech Hubs

Time spent on Wifi in the US falls as users move to unlimited plans

Posted on April 19, 2018 by Peter Boyland

Over the past year or so, unlimited data has really taken off in the U.S., with all four of the big players launching competitive plans to try to get a bigger piece of the market. But just because...

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Time on Wifi by Operator

The mobile video experience in Mexico is good one - as long as you have a 4G connection

Posted on April 12, 2018 by Kevin Fitchard

Imagine this: You're watching the final game of the Apertura between Chivas and Club América on your smartphone, and just as América's star striker receives the ball in front of goal -- with no one...

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Measuring Video Experience in Mexico