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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.

Report Page | Yes | Global, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costarica, Ecuador, Egypt, Germany, Hongkong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, Saudiarabia, Singapore, Southafrica, Southkorea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, UAE, UK, Uruguay, USA, Vietnam, All Countries | | David Nedescu, Ian Fogg, Sue Marek

The State of Mobile Voice App Experience

By Hardik Khatri, Peter Boyland, October 2019

Voice apps offer flexibility across a number of devices and networks, and have soared in popularity as smartphones become more and more ubiquitous.But what's the mobile user experience like on these voice apps on today's mobile networks?

Report Page | Yes | Global, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costarica, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, Singapore, Southafrica, Southkorea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, UAE, UK, Uruguay, USA | | Hardik Khatri, Peter Boyland

South Africa, August 2019, Mobile Network Experience

By Peter Boyland, August 2019

MTN remains the leader in our 4G Availability measurements, with a score of 83.6%.

Report Page | No | Southafrica | | Peter Boyland

South Africa leads the continent in mobile network experience

By Peter Boyland, July 2019

Opensignal's recent State of Mobile Network Experience report ranked 87 of the world's mobile nations across our key metrics, with the usual suspects – Canada, Denmark, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, and South Korea – topping our global rankings.

Blog Entry | No | Egypt, Southafrica | | Peter Boyland
South Africa's smartphone users experience faster download speeds over cellular than Wifi at all hours of the day

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

By Francesco Rizzato, April 2019

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 at all times of the day.

Blog Entry | No | Southafrica | | Francesco Rizzato

South Africa, February 2019, Mobile Network Experience

By Peter Boyland, February 2019

MTN and Vodacom drew for our Download Speed Experience award in South Africa, after a Vodacom win six months ago.

Report Page | No | Southafrica | | Peter Boyland