Opensignal Insights

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

Seoul and Singapore top OpenSignal's list of East Asia's fastest 4G cities

Posted on July 5, 2018

In the last year, OpenSignal has ramped up its coverage in East Asia, introducing new State of Mobile Networks reports for Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand. While we've...

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4G Speeds in 12 Major Cities in East Asia

Telstra scores a winner in Australia 4G upload speeds

Posted on June 27, 2018

Australia is well known for its love of sport. This summer, their cricket team are playing away in England and Zimbabwe, the rugby team host Ireland, while the football team are hoping to get beyond...

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4G Upload Speeds in Australia

Explaining the huge gap between fastest and slowest 4G upload speeds in the US

Posted on June 20, 2018

With our summer U.S. report around the corner, we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight a metric that will feature in OpenSignal's U.S. reports going forward. That metric is upload speed, and...

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US Operator 4G Upload Speed

AT&T looks to content as Verizon signals a shift to 5G

Posted on June 18, 2018

The approval of AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner signals big changes in the US telecoms market. AT&T gains access to Time Warner's huge content library, including TV and movie giants HBO,...

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Game of Thrones

Welcome to the OpenSignal World Cup, where 32 countries compete in our speed metrics

Posted on June 11, 2018

World Cup fever is upon us! Starting Thursday, 32 countries will vie against one another in the tournament of tournaments with the goal of lifting the most coveted trophy in football (or as we yanks...

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OpenSignal World Cup

Airtel and Jio trade leads in India's overall speed race

Posted on June 7, 2018

As the 4G race in India continues to heat up, it's perhaps an opportune time to look at an OpenSignal metric that doesn't get quite the attention as 4G speed but is arguably far more important to...

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India Operator Overall Speed by Month

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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