Across these 15 countries analyzed, users see 5G download speeds that are 5 to 6 times faster than 4G. In every country 5G is much faster than 4G.
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Following a fairly mixed awards table in our last report, it's clear that one operator has pulled ahead of the pack in our latest examination of the Swiss mobile network experience. Swisscom won four awards outright and drew for a further two, as the operator grabbed our Video and Upload Speed Experience medals.
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.
While operators have launched commercial 5G services in a number of countries in 2019, the experience of 5G users is still extremely uneven.
With mobile operators reportedly looking to connect the countryside and mountains with 5G networks, Opensignal analyzed Switzerland users’ existing mobile experience in four different geographical areas. We found limited differences across the four regions, suggesting smartphone users enjoyed a similar experience regardless of the geographical landscape.
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?
As more operators in more countries launch 5G services, Opensignal has again analyzed the maximum speed that our 5G smartphone users have experienced, updating our previous analysis of 5G maximum speeds.