Opensignal Insights

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

AT&T, Verizon still feeling the pain of unlimited, but 4G speeds have begun recovering

Posted on January 17, 2018 by Kevin Fitchard

It's been nearly a year since AT&T and Verizon reintroduced their unlimited plans, inviting their customers to download, stream and surf at their whim. But those unlimited plans came with a...

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Tracking US Operator 4G speeds in 2017

The evolution of ..... snow

Posted on December 20, 2017 by Teresa Shirkova

From the Mobile TeamHere in London, we don't often get snow. This time of the year, it's usually, rain, rain, cold, more rain, and on occasion, the classic 'London fog'. So we really get excited when...

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Snow

Which US cities lean on Wifi the most?

Posted on December 14, 2017 by Kevin Fitchard

When we talk about smartphone connectivity, we tend to focus on the big name cellular technologies like LTE and future 5G technologies. We often tend to forget that one of the most important mobile...

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Smartphone Wifi Use in the Largest US Cities

Indonesia is steadily working on its LTE - and it is paying off

Posted on December 6, 2017 by Andrea Toth

Mobile users in Indonesia have a good chance of finding an LTE signal regardless of operator choice, but 4G download speeds remain among lowest worldwide.  In our first report measuring mobile...

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Muhammad Raufan Yusup

EE and 3 dominate regional speeds in Great Britain

Posted on December 6, 2017 by Kevin Fitchard

In OpenSignal's September Mobile Networks Update for the UK, EE was the runaway winner of our nationwide 4G speed award in the UK. When we drill down the regional level, EE makes a similarly strong...

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UK

EE’s Time on 4G announcement: a huge endorsement for OpenSignal’s approach

Posted on December 4, 2017 by Brendan Gill

EE’s  ‘Time on 4G’ announcement was a blast from the past and an epiphany all at once. OpenSignal has been measuring the ‘Time on 4G’ of mobile users for years and has long been calling on operators...

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