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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
MTN takes the prize in a close South Africa video experience race

MTN takes the prize in a close South Africa video experience race

By Peter Boyland, November 2018

OpenSignal's recent report on the South Africa mobile market showed something of a two-horse race.

Blog Entry | No | Southafrica | | Peter Boyland

South Africa, September 2018, State of Mobile Networks

By Peter Boyland, September 2018

Vodacom won all four of our national network speed commendations, including the coveted 4G download speed award.

Report Page | No | Southafrica | | Peter Boyland

South Africa, March 2018, Mobile Networks Update

By Kevin Fitchard, March 2018

In August Opensignal took its first look at South Africa in its State of Mobile Networks report.

Report Page | No | Southafrica | | Kevin Fitchard