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CBRS usage highlights the strengths and weaknesses of C-band spectrum in the US

By Robert Wyrzykowski, December 2021

Opensignal has analyzed the experience on CBRS and other similar types of spectrum already in use. This new analysis highlights how the CBRS band can boost download speeds, but also how lower power levels dramatically affect users’ experience if they are not close to a cell tower.

Blog Entry | Yes | USA | | Robert Wyrzykowski

Benchmarking the Global 5G Experience — November 2021

By Ian Fogg, November 2021

In the new international 5G benchmark we see significant changes among the global leaders.

Blog Entry | No | Global, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czechrepublic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hongkong, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Newzealand, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Saudiarabia, Singapore, Slovenia, Southkorea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, UAE, UK, USA | | Ian Fogg

Analyzing mobile experience at NFL stadiums

By Francesco Rizzato, November 2021

The 2021/2022 season is the first full season where there is widely available 5G from all three national mobile carriers. In this first Opensignal analysis at US sports venues we have analyzed our users’ 5G and overall mobile experience on the three national carriers. 5G is especially important for stadiums because of the need to serve large numbers of users in close proximity without network congestion.

Blog Entry | No | USA | | Francesco Rizzato

2.5 GHz mid-band spectrum drives T-Mobile’s 5G speeds in the US

By Robert Wyrzykowski, October 2021

Our analysis shows that T-Mobile’s acquisition of Sprint’s mid-band spectrum assets through the merger allowed it to build a substantial lead over its competitors as measured in our recent USA 5G Experience reports. T-Mobile now has a significant competitive advantage over its competitors, which don’t have access to any mid-band spectrum bands just yet.

Blog Entry | No | USA | | Robert Wyrzykowski

USA, October 2021, 5G Experience

By Francesco Rizzato, October 2021

In this report, we have seen big movements in the 5G experience in a number of categories. However, there is only one change in our 5G award table since our previous 5G report: Verizon is now the sole winner of 5G Video Experience after sharing the award with AT&T last time.

Report Page | No | USA | | Francesco Rizzato

Quantifying the mmWave 5G experience in the US — October update

By Francesco Rizzato, October 2021

Opensignal analyzed the mobile experience of our U.S. users when they connected to mmWave 5G networks. In this analysis, our users have seen the fastest average mmWave 5G download speed of 607.2 Mbps using Verizon.

Blog Entry | No | USA | | Francesco Rizzato