Category Archives: LTE

While LTE reach is on the rise, Argentina continues to struggle with poor 4G speeds

A relative latecomer in adopting LTE technology, Argentina has made steady progress in increasing access to 4G services in the past years.  But when it came to average 4G download speeds, the country is still below the global average and … Continue reading

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Indonesia is steadily working on its LTE – and it is paying off

Mobile users in Indonesia have a good chance of finding an LTE signal regardless of operator choice, but 4G download speeds remain among lowest worldwide.   In our first report measuring mobile experience in the country, we analysed over 9 … Continue reading

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EE and 3 dominate regional speeds in Great Britain

In OpenSignal’s September Mobile Networks Update for the UK, EE was the runaway winner of our nationwide 4G speed award in the UK. When we drill down the regional level, EE makes a similarly strong showing, but it faces some … Continue reading

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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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Costa Rica’s LTE network is growing up, but speeds remain among slowest worldwide

Costa Rica definitely has some catching up to do in the global 4G race. In our latest State of LTE report, we found Costa Rica to be the second slowest in terms of average 4G download speeds among the 77 … Continue reading

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4G speed is the new battleground in Thailand

Thailand is a relative newcomer on the LTE market, with the first networks launched four years ago and heavier investments to deploy 4G taking place a few years later. But younger most definitely doesn’t mean weaker: mobile users in Thailand … Continue reading

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Introducing OpenSignal’s newest metric: Place coverage

In the business of mobile measurement, the term “coverage” can be a nebulous concept. Depending on who’s tossing the word around, it can mean many things. It can mean coverage in the purely geographic sense, representing the total percentage of … Continue reading

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Maxis and Yes battle for 4G supremacy in Kuala Lumpur

Last month OpenSignal published its State of Mobile Networks: Malaysia report, examining the 3G and 4G experience provided by the Southeast Asian country’s large complement of mobile operators. Today, we’re drilling down into that data a bit more to see … Continue reading

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Minneapolis tops the US charts in 4G speed

If having a fast 4G connection is your thing, you might want to pick the Mall of America over the a casino on the Las Vegas Strip for your next weekend getaway. Minneapolis is the fastest major city in America … Continue reading

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The State of LTE in Latin America

Today OpenSignal released its latest State of LTE report, examining the 4G progress of 77 countries around the world. It just so happens that the GSMA’s Mobile 360 Series Latin America conference kicked off this week, an event in which … Continue reading

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