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

Europe’s 4G speeds rise while the rest of the world stalls

Posted on February 20, 2018 by Andrea Toth

While much of the world witnessed a stall in 4G speeds in 2017, Europe managed to provide faster download speeds to users than ever before. But while the continent has long secured itself as a steady...

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State of LTE in Europe | Average 4G Download Speeds

Tracking upload speeds in Spain

Posted on February 13, 2018 by Kevin Fitchard

When it comes to the direction of mobile data, we're becoming a much more symmetrical society. We're not just surfing the internet and downloading video, we're creating content and streaming video...

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4G Upload Speeds in Spain

OpenSignal Comment Time: You Ask, We Answer

Posted on February 9, 2018 by Andrea Toth

We recently got a comment on Facebook from one of our users about the results of our most recent USA report. Russell asked many great questions about our methodology and our business model.  We...

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Minneapolis’s 4G in good shape for the Super Bowl

Posted on February 1, 2018 by Andrea Toth

Just a couple of days away, the annual championship of the NFL will kick off in Minneapolis. With a million visitors expected to attend the biggest sports event in the US, the city is in the midst of...

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Ranking the fastest 4G cities in the US

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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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.