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Mobile network speeds leaped ahead in 2023, but some markets lag behind

By Andrey Popov, January 2024

Here we review the progression of mobile network user experience that took place over 2023. By examining the Download Speed Experience during the year-end three-month periods of both 2022 and 2023, we have identified a clear positive trend in network performance across the regions of Europe, the Middle East and Northern Africa, and the Asia Pacific, which have exacerbated the experience gap seen between markets that existed before.

United Kingdom, Fixed Broadband Experience, December 2023

By Sam Fenwick, December 2023

Opensignal has analyzed the real-world fixed broadband experience of our users across the U.K., nationally and across five cities — the capital cities (Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London) along with Manchester to represent the north of England. To reflect the varying ways in which fixed broadband is used we have analyzed five different measures of the user experience: Broadband Consistent Quality, Broadband Video Experience, Broadband Download Speed, Broadband Peak Download Speed and Broadband Upload Speed.

Canada struggles in the global 5G race due to insufficient mid-band spectrum

By Robert Wyrzykowski, November 2023

In this new analysis, Opensignal investigates the impact of spectrum bandwidth on the 5G mobile network experience of our Canadian smartphone users, compared to that of users in other OECD markets.

5G GLOBAL MOBILE NETWORK EXPERIENCE AWARDS 2023

By Sam Fenwick, October 2023

In the third 5G Global Mobile Network Experience Awards report, Opensignal once again compares operators from around the world to recognize those on which our users had the best 5G experience.

European markets show significant disparity in broadband user experience

By Andrey Popov, October 2023

In this analysis, Opensignal looks at user experience on broadband networks across 28 European markets. We have focused on three user experience measures — Broadband Download Speed, Broadband Upload Speed and Broadband Consistent Quality, the latter being a measure of how often users’ experience on a network is sufficient to support common applications’ requirements.

United Kingdom, September 2023, Mobile Network Experience

By Sam Fenwick, September 2023

EE wins the Live Video Experience award outright, but now ties with Vodafone on Video Experience. 3 users see the fastest 5G speeds in the UK

Global 5G benchmark: South Korea’s retreat on mmWave threatens its 5G leadership

By Ian Fogg, September 2023

South Korea’s leadership position in 5G experience is at risk as other markets deploy mmWave 5G ahead of South Korea. While South Koreans enjoy the fastest overall 5G download and upload speeds in the world, and spend the second highest time with a 5G connection — called 5G Availability — other markets are enjoying a further greater experience boost from mmWave 5G.