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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.

U.S. theme parks see a better mobile network experience than the national average

By Robert Wyrzykowski, June 2023

In this new analysis, Opensignal looks at the mobile network experience of our smartphone users who visited some of the most attended amusement parks in the U.S., to see how their experience compared to the national averages, and between the included parks and operators.

USA Fixed Broadband Experience Report — May 2023

By Francesco Rizzato, Robert Wyrzykowski, May 2023

In this third Opensignal report on the state of fixed broadband experience in the U.S., Opensignal analyzes the real-world experience of our American users, across four key measures: Broadband Download Speed, Broadband Upload Speed, Broadband Consistent Quality, and Broadband Video Experience. For the first time, we examine the U.S. national broadband experience and also analyze providers’ experience in five regions. Even more significantly, we compare ten head-to-head battles by looking at how a broadband provider compares against its direct competitors, based on the extent of the overlap of each providers’ service area.

Poor connectivity damages the mobile app business

By Ian Fogg, May 2023

With poor mobile connectivity, users spend 20% less time in each app session while with poor Wi-Fi it’s an even greater 38% less time. After seven days, app retention rates are 49% lower for users that have seen consistently poor connectivity.

Analyzing the Mobile Experience in MLB Stadiums

By Robert Wyrzykowski, Rupert Bapty, April 2023

Ahead of the new MLB season, we have analyzed the mobile experience over all 29 U.S. stadiums. Opensignal data shows that our T-Mobile users enjoy the fastest download speeds in MLB stadiums. However, Verizon dominates in 5G Video Experience and is unbeaten in overall Video Experience.

Localized analysis reveals huge network experience gaps between mobile users in the U.S.

By Robert Wyrzykowski, March 2023

In this new analysis, Opensignal has segmented the mobile network experience of our U.S. users, to look at their distribution across different quality categories, at various geographical levels — ranging from the national level down to a city borough. While some of our US mobile users enjoy stunningly fast average download speeds or video experience rated as Very Good or Excellent — a substantial proportion of others suffer from subpar mobile network experience.

The Live Video Experience in Mobile Sports, News and Game Streaming

By Robert Wyrzykowski, February 2023

In an industry first, Opensignal examines the Live Video Experience of mobile users across more than 100 global markets.