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Global 5G benchmark: South Korea’s retreat on mmWave threatens its 5G leadership

By Ian Fogg, September 2023

South Korea’s leadership position in 5G experience is at risk as other markets deploy mmWave 5G ahead of South Korea. While South Koreans enjoy the fastest overall 5G download and upload speeds in the world, and spend the second highest time with a 5G connection — called 5G Availability — other markets are enjoying a further greater experience boost from mmWave 5G.

Users should upgrade their iPhone to have the best mobile network experience

By Ian Fogg, September 2023

Even current 5G iPhone users will see an experience boost from switching to a new 5G iPhone — up to 48% faster 5G speeds. iPhone 14 Plus has been more popular than the iPhone Mini in 80% of global markets analyzed. Markets vary in their preference for Pro and large screen iPhones.

U.S. highways have a better mobile network experience than the national average

By Robert Wyrzykowski, August 2023

In this new analysis, we examine our smartphone users’ mobile experience on America’s interstate highways to see how it differs in urban and rural areas — and how it fares against the average U.S. scores.

Arrival of eSIM is altering how consumers interact with operators

By Andrey Popov, July 2023

The switch from a physical SIM card to electronic, threatens to alter how consumers switch operators and will cause operators to adopt new tactics to retain and acquire users. Opensignal’s new analysis shows there is a large increase in the proportion of users switching their operator among those who use an eSIM across seven analyzed markets – Brazil, Indonesia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, the U.K. and in the U.S. 

USA, July 2023, 5G Experience

By Robert Wyrzykowski, July 2023

In this USA 5G Experience report, Verizon leads the national award count with five outright wins — including the newly introduced 5G Live Video Experience. T-Mobile retains 5G Download Speed and 5G Availability.

USA, July 2023, Mobile Network Experience

By Robert Wyrzykowski, July 2023

In Opensignal's latest USA Mobile Network Experience report, T-Mobile dominates the awards table again, with six outright wins out of a possible eight. Verizon now wins Voice App Experience seizing the award from previous winner T-Mobile, while AT&T successfully defends Availability as its sole outright win

Benchmarking the Global 5G Experience — June 2023

By Ian Fogg, June 2023

The 5G experience continues to evolve. More markets are launching 5G. More spectrum is becoming available and that additional spectrum is boosting capacity and improving users’ experience with faster speeds, and a better video and gaming experience. In this latest global 5G benchmark, Opensignal quantifies how the real-world 5G experience compares.