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The OfCom Mobile Broadband Report: a response

Yesterday OfCom released a report [pdf] on the current state of UK mobile networks – a report similar to ours on the subject from last week, which found that 4G speeds had halved over the past year in the UK. … Continue reading

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Under Pressure: Bringing WeatherSignal to the iPhone

Alright, stop. It’s time to collaborate and listen, OpenSignal are back with a brand new invention. We’re bringing WeatherSignal to the iPhone let that news grab a hold of you tightly, we’ve been working on it hard both daily and … Continue reading

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iPhone Metamorphosis

The most recent iterations of the iPhone bring with them some significant changes to the Apple ecosystem. Every year we release a report into the state of Android fragmentation, a report that heavily emphasises the difference between Android and iOS … Continue reading

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State of US Wi-Fi Report

One of the many interesting datasets collected from users of the OpenSignal app is a large volume of Wi-Fi speedtests. Until now we have rarely looked at our Wi-Fi data for reports or blog posts, but since Wi-Fi is a … Continue reading

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OpenSignal for iOS: The Remake

Last week we released a new version of the OpenSignal app for iOS. This version had been in the works for months, with a complete overhaul of both the design and functionality – to produce something that would better fit … Continue reading

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National Roaming: How much impact would it actually have?

Note: An earlier version of this post contained a graph which contained a small error. It has now been updated This weekend, Sajid Javid, the minister for Culture, Media and Sport announced plans to engage in talks with mobile operators … Continue reading

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UK Roads & Rails

Today we published a report into mobile coverage on UK Roads and Railways,  taking a look at how well served the transport infrastructure of the UK is by mobile connectivity. This is an area that the UK regulator, OfCom, has emphasised … Continue reading

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Become an OpenSignal iOS Beta Tester

The OpenSignal iPhone app has now been out for over a year – so we feel it’s time for a big update. If you’re an OpenSignal iPhone user, and want to be among the first to try out the new … Continue reading

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The OpenSignal Walk

Every afternoon we take a company walk. There’s no set time, no pattern for its occurrence – someone just initiates it when they feel they’ve had enough of looking at a screen for an afternoon. It usually begins with a … Continue reading

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State of LTE: Germany

Since our Global State of LTE report, which we released earlier this year, we’ve been covering the countries included in that report with more detailed market-specific reports. This week our focus turns to LTE performance in Germany, a country that … Continue reading

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