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Faster 5G speeds helped by 4G spectrum bandwidth in South Korea

By Robert Wyrzykowski, September 2021

Our analysis shows that strong 4G network foundations still remain essential for 5G deployment in its early stages. 4G continues to boost the 5G experience even for a market like South Korea, hailed as one of the 5G frontrunners. Part of the reason for the 5G success story of Korea’s operators is their use of 4G spectrum and having an excellent 4G network that helps to boost 5G download speeds.

5G Global Mobile Network Experience Awards 2021

By Hardik Khatri, September 2021

Now for the first time Opensignal ranks the world's 5G operators using our leading measures of the real-world mobile network experience.

Benchmarking the Global 5G Experience — September 2021

By Ian Fogg, September 2021

With the autumn smartphone upgrade cycle about to start, with the recent launch of new Samsung foldable models and the new iPhone, many mobile users will be considering purchasing their first 5G phone. Opensignal has again looked at the 5G experience to see how it compares globally

Mobile download speed recovery stories vary in markets around the world

By Robert Wyrzykowski, August 2021

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.

Quantifying the Impact of 5G and COVID-19 on Mobile Data Consumption

By Francesco Rizzato, Ian Fogg, June 2021

Opensignal has analyzed data consumption in 20 leading 5G markets and discovered the extent to which 5G users are consuming more data than their 4G peers. We have also analyzed overall data consumption in 65 markets.

South Korea, June 2021, 5G User Experience

By Ian Fogg, June 2021

With one of the highest scores Opensignal has seen globally, Korea Telecom scored 91.3 on the 100 point scale, meaning users had an Excellent (85 or above) multiplayer gaming experience using 5G.

South Korea, June 2021, Mobile Network Experience

By Ian Fogg, June 2021

With a score of 77.6 on the 100 points scale, SK telecom users had the best mobile video streaming experience, ahead of KT on 76.5 and LG U+ on 74.4.