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What’s your band? Mapping LTE

“Verizon expands its XLTE network – the combination of Verizon’s existing 700MHz LTE spectrum and its newly activated 2100 MHz AWS spectrum – to over 400 markets in the US.” “T-Mobile’s ‘super fast wideband LTE network’ went live in New … Continue reading

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Like what we do? Help us collect data!

I’ve been working hard to write an FAQ section, to help our users understand how our apps work, special features, and our methodology. I’m putting this information together based on the questions that we’ve received, and the first question I … Continue reading

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Translate for a T-Shirt!

Hi everyone! Do you love languages? Do you know two or three or four? Are you learning bits and pieces of (insert language here) for fun? Join our translation effort! OpenSignal are rolling out a big update to our Android … 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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5G spotted in the wild

Recently we brought news of sightings of T-Mobiles LTE network before it was announced, we even saw the unreleased Galaxy S4 being used to test it. Today we spotted something far bigger, a new cellular technology matching the as-yet unreleased … Continue reading

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How to tell in which direction a cell tower lies

Another great post from Berthold Horn – a rather nifty trick … potentially you don’t even need a data connection to query a database in order to get an approximate bearing on your tower direction (that’s how OpenSignalMaps android app … Continue reading

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