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Global Mobile Network Experience Awards 2023

By Sam Fenwick, February 2023

In the fourth Global Mobile Network Experience Awards report, Opensignal once again directly compares operators from around the world to recognize those on which our users had the best mobile experience. We have added two more measures of the mobile experience: Excellent Consistent Quality and Core Consistent Quality.

USA, January 2023, 5G Experience

By Robert Wyrzykowski, January 2023

In this USA 5G Experience report, T-Mobile remains the sole winner of both 5G speed and both 5G coverage awards, while also widening its lead over its competitors for 5G Download Speed and 5G Availability. Verizon defends both 5G Games Experience and 5G Voice App Experience — it also wins the third experiential metric, 5G Video Experience.

USA, January 2023, Mobile Network Experience

By Robert Wyrzykowski, January 2023

T-Mobile keeps its speed awards in a firm grip and widens its lead over the runner-ups. T-Mobile also remains the sole winner of both consistency awards, along with Games Experience and Voice App Experience — and comes first in the third experiential metric as well, Video Experience, which now accounts for adaptive bitrate streaming (ABR). Meanwhile, AT&T retains Availability

Analyzing the variability of Broadband Consistent Quality in the US by time of day

By Francesco Rizzato, December 2022

Opensignal has analyzed our users’ real-world experience across different times of day to understand how the major fixed broadband providers compare against each other at quiet and busy times.

USA Fixed Broadband Experience Report November 2022

By Andrey Popov, Francesco Rizzato, Robert Wyrzykowski, Sam Fenwick, November 2022

In this first Opensignal analysis of the fixed broadband experience in the U.S. we have analyzed our users’ real-world experience across six different measures: Broadband Success Rate, Broadband Consistent Quality, Broadband Video Experience, Broadband Download Speed, Broadband Peak Download Speed and Broadband Upload Speed.

How mobile network experience affects churn in US wireless carriers

By Ian Fogg, Robert Wyrzykowski, October 2022

Opensignal data demonstrates there is a strong correlation between users that saw more time spent without cellular signal and relatively worse 5G Availability and those users that switched carrier. When we compare the multiplayer gaming experience of Leavers, we see a large difference for T-Mobile, but smaller ones for AT&T and Verizon. On average download speed, both T-Mobile and AT&T Leavers saw significantly slower speeds than the all user average. 

How C-band is jump-starting AT&T and Verizon’s 5G experience

By Robert Wyrzykowski, October 2022

AT&T and Verizon are using the new C-band spectrum to transform their 5G experience and enable them to catch up with T-Mobile. In this new analysis, we look at the real-world impact of the C-band.