Across all brands we see that the overall speed for 5G devices is significantly higher compared with 4G smartphone models of the same brand.
Opensignal analyzed the U.S. mobile experience on mmWave 5G, a subset of 5G experience which is significantly different to other types of 5G services. We found the fastest average mmWave 5G download speed of 618.4 Mbps using Verizon.
Download speeds have risen by 5.8-9.5 Mbps and all three operators have moved up a category for both Voice App Experience and Games Experience.
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.
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To understand what the new normal looks like for mobile experience, Opensignal is updating our previous analysis of the impact of the pandemic and changed user behavior on the mobile experience with new data.
With a score of 18.7 Mbps, 3 wins the category which was won by TDC in the last report.
Smart Axiata reclaims the Download Speed Experience award from Metfone.
In our latest look at the mobile network experience in Brazil, we see mixed fortunes on the awards table. Claro wins four awards — Games Experience, Voice App Experience, Download Speed Experience and Upload Speed Experience. But TIM wins Video Experience and 4G Availability.
While Malaysian mobile operators are trying to achieve nationwide retirement of 3G networks by the end of 2021, there are still users who rely on 3G, which could make it harder for Malaysian operators to switch off legacy 3G networks and improve users’ mobile experience as there is a risk of digital exclusion.
To assess how increases in network capacity are keeping up with larger volumes of mobile traffic, Opensignal has examined how the average 4G download speeds observed by our Swiss users vary over the course of the day.