Category Archives: Reports

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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How the first countries to adopt LTE are faring in the 4G race

When OpenSignal released its State of LTE report last month, we compared 183 operators side by side showing how they stacked up in terms of speed and coverage. As a follow up, though, we’ve decided to drill down into that … Continue reading

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Apple just unleashed 13M new LTE-Advanced phones on the world

The big mobile industry news over the weekend was of course the launch of the next generation iPhones, the 6s and the 6s plus. Apple said on Monday it sold at least 13 million of them since they went on … Continue reading

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The State of LTE in September 2015

Today OpenSignal released the next installment of our State of LTE report, which tracks the coverage, speed and overall performance of 4G networks worldwide. This is our most comprehensive LTE report to date, including data on 183 operators globally drawn … Continue reading

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Are Rio de Janeiro’s mobile networks ready for the Olympics?

Last month OpenSignal released its State of Mobile Networks for Brazil, but given the 2016 Summer Olympics are less than a year away, we thought it a good idea to drill down into that data to see how the host … Continue reading

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State of Mobile Networks Report, Brazil

Today OpenSignal releases the first instance of a new type of report: country-level network performance reports, which will be published for different countries on a monthly basis. The first country showcased in these reports is Brazil, with a fast-growing telecommunications sector … Continue reading

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