Monthly Archives: April 2011

San Francisco Network Speed Comparison Report – Verizon 4G takes crown

Over the course of a sunny day in April, the OpenSignalMaps team did over 550 speed tests across all the major cellular networks.  Each test measured the download speed, upload speed and the ping (a measure of network responsivity) of … Continue reading

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OpenSignalMaps on Forbes.com

Our report into signal strength in San Fransico was recently featured on Elizabeth Woyke’s Mobilized blog on Forbes.com. http://blogs.forbes.com/elizabethwoyke/2011/04/27/verizon-wins-t-mobile-loses-in-san-francisco-data-speed-test/ We even got a response from T-Mobile (check the Forbes comments for our rebuttal)!

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0.97 – Italian Translation & Speed test history

The title says it all: An Italian translation has been provided by Alessio Capaci – @Xplosion on Twitter. We’re pretty amazed to see the app is twice as popular in Italy than in the UK this translation is a huge … Continue reading

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Introducing the Forum

http://opensignalmaps.com/forum/ This is the place to go to request features for the app and website, to moan about bugs, or to chat about random signal stuff. We get lots of feedback on the app, and – no matter whether it’s … Continue reading

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0.96 out now – Open Signal Maps for Xoom

We’ve just put out a new version, 0.96, it’s a mixture of UI tweaks, bug fixes and optimisation. The big news: it works on Xoom! We’ve also laid it out so you can always see the information from the Overview … Continue reading

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OpenSignalMaps on How-To Geek

How-To Geek recently featured OpenSignalMaps: http://www.howtogeek.com/news/opensignalmaps-offers-real-world-cell-coverage-maps/4362/

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