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Quantifying the global 5G experience across ten operators

By Ian Fogg, May 2020

In Opensignal’s latest 5G analysis we found all ten operators saw much faster speeds for their users on 5G compared with 4G, with speeds between 18.4 times and 1.7 times faster on 5G. Understanding the extent to which 5G improves the mobile experience is critical both for consumers considering upgrading to 5G and also for the mobile industry that’s planning how quickly to invest in 5G.

Blog Entry | Yes | Global, Australia, Southkorea, UK, USA | | Ian Fogg

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.

Blog Entry | Yes | Australia, Saudiarabia, Southkorea, Spain, Switzerland, UK, USA | | Ian Fogg

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.

Blog Entry | No | Global, Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Costarica, France, Germany, Hongkong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudiarabia, Singapore, Southkorea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, UAE, UK, USA, Vietnam | | Francesco Rizzato, Ian Fogg, Sam Fenwick

UK, April 2020, Mobile Network Experience

By Sam Fenwick, April 2020

EE is closing in on 95% 4G Availability. The operator has extended its lead in terms of Download Speed Experience and still dominates our award table. Meanwhile, Vodafone has retained the Voice App Experience Award and all four operators have made great strides in terms of Video Experience.

Report Page | No | UK | | Sam Fenwick

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 | No | 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

5G in USA is here, but in need of fresh spectrum to thrive

By Ian Fogg, October 2019

While operators have launched commercial 5G services in a number of countries in 2019, the experience of 5G users is still extremely uneven.

Blog Entry | No | Australia, Germany, Southkorea, Spain, Switzerland, UK, USA | | Ian Fogg