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How the U.K.’s new wholesale fixed broadband network could change the user experience

By Giulio Sinibaldi, May 2024

In this analysis, we compare the fixed broadband experience of our VMO2 users against those users on the major Openreach tenant ISPs that aren’t owned by BT — given that these ISPs will have the option of choosing from multiple wholesale service providers that cover a large share of their customer base.

Vodafone and 3 set to create UK’s leading mobile coverage network post-merger

By Andrey Popov, March 2024

Our analysis of user experiences with Vodafone and 3 in the U.K. suggests the merger will allow users on the combined network to enjoy Coverage Experience that rivals that of O2, the current market leader according to Opensignal data.

Reliability Experience — regional overview

By Robert Wyrzykowski, March 2024

Following the recently published Global Reliability Experience report, Opensignal is now looking at how mobile operators in selected markets across regions fare in terms of Reliability Experience.


By Sam Fenwick, February 2024

In the fifth 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 overall experience.

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.