Monthly Archives: July 2016

What your smartphone can expect at the Olympics

Today OpenSignal released its latest State of Mobile Networks report for Brazil, just in time for the Olympics. If you’re planning on making the trek south of the equator for the spectacle of the Olympiad, chances are you’ll have your … Continue reading

Posted in LTE, Reports | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The end is nigh (for 2G that is)

The days of 2G voice calls are numbered at Verizon Wireless – 1260 days to be exact. Verizon last week told FierceWireless it has set a shutdown date for its CDMA 1X network, which still carries the majority of its … Continue reading

Posted in Networks | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

What’s in a Megahertz: How spectrum impacts our 4G experience

If you’ve read any of OpenSignal’s reports, you’ll notice that we often point out the type and amount of spectrum mobile operators use. While those particulars might seem like arcane technical details, spectrum can tell you a lot about how … Continue reading

Posted in LTE, Networks | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment