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5G download speed is now faster than Wifi in seven leading 5G countries

By Ian Fogg, May 2020

Opensignal’s latest analysis demonstrates that 5G greatly improves the real-world speeds that users experience. And, even more significantly, 5G offers faster average download speeds than Wifi in seven out of eight leading 5G countries.

Saudi Arabia, April 2020, Mobile Network Experience

By Sam Fenwick, April 2020

Saudi Arabia’s operators have made healthy progress with their users observing improvements in their mobile experience across the vast majority of our metrics

Mobile Experience during the COVID-19 pandemic: 4G Download Speed

By Francesco Rizzato, Ian Fogg, Sam Fenwick, April 2020

Globally, operators report mobile data use is increasing dramatically but Opensignal’s analytics demonstrate that despite these challenges the mobile experience is holding up well. Opensignal has seen only relatively small changes in users’ 4G Download Speeds in some countries, and none at all in other countries.

The State of Mobile Video Experience 2019

By David Nedescu, Ian Fogg, Sue Marek, November 2019

In one year mobile Video Experience has significantly improved in 59% of 100 countries analyzed. But the U.S. is lagging behind on mobile video as carriers face a spectrum crunch. Uniquely, Opensignal tests mobile video streaming at scale and does not estimate video experience based on speed tests or other indirect measurements.

Saudi Arabia, October 2019, Mobile Network Experience

By David Nedescu, October 2019

In our second look at the mobile network experience in Saudi Arabia, it would seem like not much has changed in the market. STC still wins the lion's share of our awards — but this doesn't mean there's been no change in our metrics.

Saudi Arabia, April 2019, Mobile Network Experience

By Peter Boyland, April 2019

STC won both our Download and Upload Speed Experience awards.