Monthly Archives: March 2016

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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WifiMapper, one year later

Only one year ago WifiMapper was first released into public beta on iOS and Android – it’s so grown up now! (sniffle sniffle – hand me a tissue, will you?) Sentimentality aside, we’re really proud of how far the app … Continue reading

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Data deep dive: Will the merger of O2 and 3 impact U.K. 4G quality?

With O2 and 3 in the throes of a merger, there’s been a lot of discussion over how the combination of two of the U.K.’s major operators would impact mobile competition. Will reducing the U.K. mobile market to three operators … Continue reading

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Forget crowdsourcing, Plume Labs tries flock-sourcing with connected pigeons

There are several apps out there crowdsourcing environmental data using smartphones on the ground (our app WeatherSignal among them), but Plume Labs has started collecting pollution data directly from the sky with the help of some feathered friends. This week, the … Continue reading

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OpenSignal helps Cambridge hunt down its pesky notspots

Cambridge wants to become a hyper-connected U.K. city, providing robust internet access county wide at both the public and private level. In order to become that hyper-connected city, Cambridge first needs to find those places where wireless and wireline access … Continue reading

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1.1 billion and counting: Asia spurs a growth spurt in LTE connections

There are 1.1 billion LTE subscribers in the world, but the majority of those 4G users are concentrated in one region: Asia. Wireless industry group the GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) released new data today showing where LTE has its … Continue reading

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Can T-Mobile become the operator of rural America?

When OpenSignal released its State of Mobile Networks report for the U.S. last month, we noted T-Mobile’s big uptick in LTE coverage — the result of new network investment using new low-band spectrum. Simply put, T-Mobile customers found that they … Continue reading

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