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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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Ofcom issues its 2015 report card on the U.K. mobile market

Telecom regulator Ofcom this week released its Connected Nations report for 2015, and it’s brimming with data about the U.K.’s broadband and mobile providers. Of particular note is the reports’ findings on 4G coverage, which increased dramatically among since 2014. … Continue reading

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The State of LTE March 2015

This year’s State of LTE report, published today, illustrates that there is a high degree of variation between LTE networks worldwide, both in terms of speed and coverage. While 4G LTE is considerably faster than 3G, it still lags someway … Continue reading

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As The Customer Sees It: crowdsourcing regional coverage data

Over the past few weeks we at OpenSignal, along with Which?, the consumer advocacy group, have been putting out reports on the state of mobile coverage in the UK. This began in November when we released a report looking at … Continue reading

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Why Roaming Costs Are Unjustified

When you go on the OpenSignal website (which I’m sure is as much an integral part of your morning routine as making a cup of coffee) the first thing you see is our coverage map – a dappled net draped … Continue reading

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Tell us about your network!

We’ve introduced a new feature into our Android app, which allows you to let us know how your network is performing. Dropped call? Slow data? Poor voice quality? Just press the ‘report’ tab and let us know. When you make … Continue reading

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Why You Shouldn’t Buy a Subsidised Phone

The news that T-Mobile will be ending mobile phone subsidies from 2013 onwards is good news for consumers. Under the new system T-Mobile will offer sim-only plans which can be used with any phone, allowing them to shop around the … Continue reading

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