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Amsterdam tops Europe’s rugby cities for 4G video loading

This month sees the start of the 6 Nations rugby championship  — one of the oldest competitions in the sport featuring the cream of European rugby union. And from the moment these games kick off, there will be millions of … Continue reading

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Mobile latency improvements help Germany’s challengers take on Telekom’s dominance

According to OpenSignal’s analysis of Latency Experience in Germany, there have been some notable improvements on the networks of some of the key operators over the second half of 2018. And these improvements are allowing Germany’s other operators to challenge … Continue reading

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OpenSignal’s 12 days of Christmas — a review of 2018!

As 2018 draws to a close, we’ve taken a bit of time to pause and reflect on what’s been a pretty crazy year here at OpenSignal. In March we were named to the TechCity Future Fifty list of the fastest … Continue reading

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Movistar and Vodafone tied in our Spain 4G peak speed analysis

When it comes to mobile network speeds in Spain, it was something of a two-horse race in our last State of Mobile Networks report. Movistar won our 3G download speed award, Vodafone took both overall speed and 4G upload — … Continue reading

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Vodafone Idea set to bring a new upload speed powerhouse to India mobile

Vodafone and Idea are in the final stages of merging their Indian operations, potentially creating an upload speed powerhouse in the market. Idea recently won OpenSignal’s Upload Experience award in our India Mobile Network Experience Report, with a score nearly … Continue reading

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Claro corrals two awards in OpenSignal’s Argentina report

The gaucho is an Argentine icon. Brave, skillful and cunning, these Latin cowboys have ruled the plains of South America for centuries. And in the mobile world, we’ve seen one operator show enough horse sense to lasso two of our … Continue reading

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Stuttgart motors into the lead in German cities 4G speeds

Stuttgart is often credited as the home of the automobile, and the west German city remains the home of some of Europe’s most powerful cars including Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Daimler. But Stuttgart is now showing its power in another sector … Continue reading

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MTN takes the prize in a close South Africa video experience race

OpenSignal’s recent report on the South Africa mobile market showed something of a two-horse race. While Vodacom dominated our awards table, taking six out of seven of our mobile experience crowns, MTN won our coveted 4G availability award and came … Continue reading

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Three-way draw in India for OpenSignal’s Video Experience award

The Indian telecoms world is completely unique. Never before have we seen a market of such magnitude, regional and cultural diversity, and growth potential. OpenSignal has chosen to publish our latest report in a bespoke format to allow us to … Continue reading

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Europe shone in our mobile video experience analysis – but the winner wasn’t who you’d expect

Last month, OpenSignal published its inaugural State of Mobile Video report, which analyzed how consumers experienced video over mobile networks in 69 countries around the world. And the headline news is: a European country came top of our analysis. But … Continue reading

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