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EE’s Time on 4G announcement: a huge endorsement for OpenSignal’s approach

EE’s  ‘Time on 4G’ announcement was a blast from the past and an epiphany all at once. OpenSignal has been measuring the ‘Time on 4G’ of mobile users for years and has long been calling on operators and the industry to … Continue reading

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Measuring the Consumer Mobile Experience: Let’s Get the Facts Straight

When we founded OpenSignal 7 years ago, we had a very specific goal in mind. We sought an alternative to the old way of measuring mobile network performance. Instead of packing a car full of test gear and then driving … Continue reading

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OpenSignal’s forthcoming “State of Mobile Networks: India” report and recent references to OpenSignal data

OpenSignal will soon publish its inaugural “State of Mobile Networks: India” report which will provide the most definitive analysis of mobile experience OpenSignal has ever carried out. In this report, we’ll compare the typical speeds, latencies and 4G availability on … Continue reading

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The Next Chapter

Today we are excited to announce we’ve raised a $4million Series A investment led by Qualcomm Incorporated, through its venture investment group, Qualcomm Ventures. As we’ve got to know Qualcomm over the past few years it’s become clear that they … Continue reading

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An early look at T-Mobile’s new LTE network

We recently took a look through our data and uncovered some interesting activity on a new LTE network that was appearing in our data as belonging to T-Mobile. Now, although T-Mobile have announced plans to cover 100 million people with … Continue reading

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Introducing 3 new partners and an API

We started OpenSignal two years ago with the goal of bringing accuracy and transparency to mobile coverage maps. We’re excited to announce three fantastic new partners in O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, Passion Capital and Qualcomm Ventures, who bring a fantastic combination of entrepreneurial know-how and industry … Continue reading

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New French Network – Free mobile Coverage Maps

We’ve been inundated with users in the last couple of weeks asking about coverage maps for the new French network “Free Mobile“, who will sell plans that start at €0 (for customers already subscribed to their broadband plans).  For others, … Continue reading

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San Francisco Network Speed Comparison Report – Verizon 4G takes crown

Over the course of a sunny day in April, the OpenSignalMaps team did over 550 speed tests across all the major cellular networks.  Each test measured the download speed, upload speed and the ping (a measure of network responsivity) of … Continue reading

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