Category Archives: Reports

U.K. 4G networks pack a punch but have a short reach

We’re starting to see some powerful 4G networks emerge in the U.K. The problem is those 4G signals don’t find their way to that many places. In partnership with consumer advocacy group Which?, OpenSignal today released its State of Mobile … Continue reading

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Mexico newcomer AT&T is wasting no time in challenging Telcel

It’s only been a year since AT&T officially entered Mexico through its acquisitions of Iusacell and Nextel, but it’s making its presence felt. In OpenSignal’s first State of Mobile Networks report for Mexico, we took a close look at the … Continue reading

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Asia, it’s your turn: an in-depth look at Malaysia’s mobile sector

Last week OpenSignal released its first State of Mobile Networks report for an Asia country, Malaysia. We explored the 3G and 4G performance of that country’s four major operators: Telenor’s DiGi, Axiata’s Celcom, Maxis Communications and U Mobile. This definitely … Continue reading

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Ranking European 4G cities by speed

Mobile World Congress is now in full swing, and we’ve already seen plenty of interesting news from Barcelona. Samsung unveiled its newest flagship phones, the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. LG managed to one-up Samsung with the G5, a modular … Continue reading

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Brazil updates its 4G networks for the Olympics

Brazil’s 4G networks soon will get their second trial by fire in two years. Just as the country recovers from the global spectacle of the FIFA World Cup in 2014, Rio de Janeiro is playing host to 2016 Olympics this … Continue reading

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A look at the world’s LTE networks ahead of MWC

This time a year, the mobile industry’s attention turns to Barcelona where operators, network equipment vendors, device makers, internet companies and any number of startups — including OpenSignal — convene at Mobile World Congress. The headlines at MWC usually center … Continue reading

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How the Big 4 stack up in the US in coverage and speed

The TV ad war between mobile operators in the U.S. has reached a fever pitch. Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile are using everything from marbles to samurai swords – and in T-Mobile’s case a good deal of sarcasm – to explain … Continue reading

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Quantifying Canada’s LTE momentum

Today OpenSignal published its first State of Mobile Networks report for Canada, delving into the individual performance of Canada’s three big national operators. Bell, Rogers and Telus all did quite well, matching each other closely in both 4G coverage and … Continue reading

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Argentina’s 4G tango: LTE is still limited but it’s growing

Argentina was one of the last countries in South America to launch LTE, but ever since the first 4G networks debuted there last December, Argentine operators have gone on a bit of a tear. LTE is still far from widespread, … Continue reading

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LTE network performance – does GDP play a role?

We’re following up on our Q3 State of LTE report by examining our LTE network data against other metrics that we think may explain some of the results we are seeing. On Wednesday, Kevin compared the performance of the first 20 mobile … Continue reading

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