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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
Faster speed does not always mean better Video Experience

Breaking the myth: fast download speed is not equal to good video experience in the US

By Francesco Rizzato, October 2019

While speed is certainly an indicator of video experience, it is not the only factor to determine the quality of video we see. In this analysis, we took a closer look at the regional scores of the four major U.S. networks from our latest U.S. country report, and observed that across 59 metropolitan areas, operators ranked differently in Video Experience and Download Speed Experience in all but one city.

Blog Entry | No | USA | | Francesco Rizzato

The State of Mobile Voice App Experience

By Hardik Khatri, Peter Boyland, October 2019

Voice apps offer flexibility across a number of devices and networks, and have soared in popularity as smartphones become more and more ubiquitous.But what's the mobile user experience like on these voice apps on today's mobile networks?

Report Page | Yes | Global, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costarica, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, Singapore, Southafrica, Southkorea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, UAE, UK, Uruguay, USA | | Hardik Khatri, Peter Boyland
Mobile Experience in the rural US

Mobile Experience in Rural USA - An Operator Comparison

By Francesco Rizzato, September 2019

U.S. mobile operators are launching 5G networks in a multitude of cities, with urban smartphone users now experiencing some of the fastest real-world mobile download speeds to date to build on the existing state of U.S. mobile experience.

Blog Entry | No | USA | | Francesco Rizzato

5G users now experience max download speeds over 1000 Mbps in 4 countries

By Ian Fogg, September 2019

As more operators in more countries launch 5G services, Opensignal has again analyzed the maximum speed that our 5G smartphone users have experienced, updating our previous analysis of 5G maximum speeds.

Blog Entry | No | Global, Australia, Germany, Italy, Southkorea, Spain, Switzerland, UAE, UK, USA | | Ian Fogg

Understanding the US smartphone Mobile Network Experience

By Ian Fogg, September 2019

The type of smartphone model affects the quality of mobile network experience that users receive. Newer models, and those with higher LTE Category support more of the mobile carriers’ network features, which is likely to enable higher download speeds.

Blog Entry | No | USA | | Ian Fogg