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T-Mobile boosts mobile speeds thanks to spectrum support from FCC, Dish, others

By Francesco Rizzato, April 2020

Opensignal analyzed T-Mobile’s use of the 600 MHz spectrum in the top 100 U.S. Cellular Market Areas (CMAs) during March, and found that T-Mobile took less than three days to start deploying the additional spectrum it received from companies including Dish, Bluewater Wireless, LB Holdings and others.

Blog Entry | No | USA | | Francesco Rizzato

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

Analyzing AT&T’s spectrum usage to understand its 5G rollout plans

By Francesco Rizzato, March 2020

Opensignal is investigating how different U.S.

Blog Entry | No | USA | | Francesco Rizzato

How AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon differ in their early 5G approach

By Francesco Rizzato, Ian Fogg, February 2020

There’s lots of confusion around 5G, in part because each U.S. carrier has taken a different initial approach to 5G. In this new analysis, Opensignal tested 5G in downtown areas of U.S. cities to quantify these differences in the early 5G services from AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon. 

Blog Entry | No | USA | | Francesco Rizzato, Ian Fogg

USA, January 2020, Mobile Network Experience

By Sue Marek, January 2020

What a difference a year makes.

Report Page | No | USA | | Sue Marek

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