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How to hasten US 3G switch-off to accelerate 5G

By Sue Marek, December 2019

At the dawn of 5G, there are still a significant number of U.S. users on 3G networks that have never even connected to a 4G network. Opensignal investigates the reasons.

Blog Entry | No | USA | | Sue Marek

Opensignal 2020 Predictions for USA and Canada

By Sue Marek, December 2019

 PredictionsIn the 2020 presidential election, users in Democrat states will have a better mobile experience than those in GOP statesSpectrum constraints will make it difficult for the U.S.

Blog Entry | No | Canada, USA | | Sue Marek

Why US carriers have an insatiable appetite for new spectrum

By Francesco Rizzato, Ian Fogg, December 2019

Spectrum is the oil of the wireless industry.

Blog Entry | Yes | USA | | Francesco Rizzato, Ian Fogg

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 | Yes | 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
The Mobile Experience divide in the USA: Download Speed Experience

Mobile Experience in the USA — The Urban-Rural Divide

By Francesco Rizzato, October 2019

Opensignal analyzed smartphone users’ mobile experience in the 50 states, and found there remains a gap between what our urban and rural users experience. However, this urban-rural mobile experience divide varies widely across states, with rural users from the East Coast sometimes enjoying a better experience than urban users in some West and Mountain states.

Blog Entry | No | USA | | Francesco Rizzato