Opensignal Insights

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

How speed test app Meteor can boost your mobile gaming experience

Posted on September 13, 2017 by bernardocarreira

This has probably happened to you before. You are playing a first-person shooter (FPS) but you find yourself losing terribly because you are a few milliseconds behind everyone else. You might be a...

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How speed test app Meteor can boost your mobile gaming experience

Measuring the Consumer Mobile Experience: Let’s Get the Facts Straight

Posted on September 6, 2017 by Brendan Gill

When we founded OpenSignal 7 years ago, we had a very specific goal in mind. We sought an alternative to the old way of measuring mobile network performance. Instead of packing a car full of test...

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Analyzing the impact of unlimited data in the US

Posted on August 2, 2017 by Kevin Fitchard

Last week OpenSignal unveiled a new experimental metric called average peak speed, which is designed to gauge a network’s full data connection capabilities under optimal conditions. We kicked off our...

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Average Peak Speed for US Operators

Introducing OpenSignal's new peak speed metric

Posted on July 24, 2017 by Kevin Fitchard

Every few years, operators announce some big new network or network enhancement that promises to blow the doors off whatever our current mobile data speeds happen to be at the time. We see press...

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Average Peak Speeds by Operator in India

Tracking the Jio effect

Posted on June 7, 2017 by Kevin Fitchard

Today OpenSignal released its latest State of LTE report, comparing 4G speeds and 4G availability in 75 countries around the globe. While we see some interesting overall LTE trends, there is one...

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

Posted on May 3, 2017 by Kevin Fitchard

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...

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4G Speed in Britain's 20 largest cities