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Global Mobile Network Experience Awards 2021

By Sam Fenwick, March 2021

Last year, to celebrate Opensignal’s 10th anniversary, we ranked the world's operators using our leading measures of the real-world mobile network experience. It was so well received that we’ve chosen to publish the awards again. In this report we’ve expanded the scope of our analysis, so for the first time we’re also assessing our users’ multiplayer mobile Games Experience globally on different operators.

Report Page | Yes | Global, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costarica, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Germany, Hongkong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Libya, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Netherlands, Newzealand, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudiarabia, Singapore, Southafrica, Southkorea, Spain, Srilanka, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, UK, Uruguay, Vietnam | | Sam Fenwick

How Italy’s mobile data surge during 2020 affected mobile experience

By Francesco Rizzato, March 2021

Opensignal analyzed Italian smartphone users’ monthly average mobile data consumption and Download Speed Experience across the four national operators in 2020. We found that users on all mobile networks experienced a similar pattern where Download Speed Experience temporarily decreased as mobile data consumption surged.

Blog Entry | No | Italy | | Francesco Rizzato

Benchmarking the global 5G experience

By Ian Fogg, February 2021

5G is still near the beginning of its decade-long era.

Blog Entry | Yes | Global, All Countries, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Hongkong, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Philippines, Poland, Saudiarabia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, UAE, UK | | Ian Fogg

Benchmarking the global 5G user experience – December update

By Ian Fogg, December 2020

Across these 15 countries analyzed, users see 5G download speeds that are 5 to 6 times faster than 4G. In every country 5G is much faster than 4G.

Blog Entry | No | Australia, Canada, Germany, Hongkong, Italy, Netherlands, Saudiarabia, Southkorea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, UK | | Ian Fogg

Italy, November 2020, Mobile Network Experience

By Francesco Rizzato, November 2020

In the last six months we have seen WindTre consolidate its position in our national awards table with strong improvements in both of our speed metrics, as well as a newly found lead in Video Experience, after jointly winning that award with TIM six months ago.

Report Page | No | Italy | | Francesco Rizzato

Mobile experience helps explain why Italians are churning from the big brands

By Francesco Rizzato, November 2020

Opensignal has analyzed mobile subscriber churn in Italy and found that our users who changed their mobile operator on average had a worse mobile experience before they switched compared to the typical experience on their original network. Also, our data shows that, while the main brands of TIM, Vodafone and WindTre are losing smartphone users, their respective lower-cost brands — Kena Mobile, ho. and Very Mobile — are gaining users.

Blog Entry | No | Italy | | Francesco Rizzato