Opensignal Insights

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

South Africa’s smartphone users experience faster download speeds on mobile than Wifi

Posted on April 11, 2019 by Francesco Rizzato

Opensignal analyzed the download speeds that South African users experience when they connect to mobile networks compared to Wifi, and found that cellular technology provided faster download speeds...

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South Africa's smartphone users experience faster download speeds over cellular than Wifi at all hours of the day

Smartphone users’ daytime experience depends on their choice of operator in Santiago

Posted on April 4, 2019 by Francesco Rizzato

Opensignal analyzed the fluctuations in 4G Download Speeds that our users in Santiago experienced throughout the day across different mobile operators. We found that, while all operators provided a...

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Santiago:4G Download Speed fluctuations throughout the day, by operator

Mobile laps - A wide variation in 4G Availability at the Berlin Half Marathon

Posted on April 4, 2019 by Peter Boyland

Over 30,000 runners will take to the streets of Berlin on Sunday 7th April for the Generali Half Marathon. But with competitors using tracker apps to record their progress, not to mention the...

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Dhanbad: India's hottest city for 4G Availability

Posted on March 28, 2019 by Peter Boyland

The city of Dhanbad is known as the coal capital of India, and is headquarters of some of the country's biggest coking companies in the mineral-rich Jharkhand state. And now Dhanbad is on fire as...

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Apple and Disney’s video launches will highlight the limitations in U.S. mobile Video Experience

Posted on March 25, 2019 by Kevin Fitchard

Apple is expected to launch its own video streaming service soon, showing just how important video has become to nearly every facet of the tech and media industries. And since this is Apple, we...

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Quantifying the real-world experience of 5G E

Posted on March 22, 2019 by Ian Fogg

Some AT&T users in the U.S. have recently seen “5G E” appear on the status bar of their existing smartphones, replacing 4G. This move has sparked controversy because AT&T is using updated 4G...

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