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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 | No | 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
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