Category Archives: LTE

Explaining the huge gap between fastest and slowest 4G upload speeds in the US

With our summer U.S. report around the corner, we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight a metric that will feature in OpenSignal’s U.S. reports going forward. That metric is upload speed, and it’s becoming an increasingly important measure of … Continue reading

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OpenSignal highlights the incredible growth of 4G in India to future civil service leaders

Our most recent analysis of the India mobile market has shown the country’s networks are going from strength to strength as competition reaches fever pitch. This has meant that OpenSignal’s measurements, based on billions of measurements collected by over 700,000 … Continue reading

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It’s neck and neck in Switzerland as two operators vie for 4G mobile dominance

The race for the top spots in OpenSignal’s Switzerland 4G metrics is getting tight, as the two leading operators are pushing each other for the line. Our latest State of Mobile Networks: Switzerland shows that Swisscom and Sunrise are neck-and-neck … Continue reading

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Telekom scores a 4G clean sweep of Germany’s regions

In our most recent State of Mobile Networks: Germany report, we found Telekom was head and shoulders above its rivals in our metrics. The operator won five out of seven of OpenSignal’s awards including the highly-prized 4G download speed and … Continue reading

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Singapore sets a high bar for mobile broadband in OpenSignal’s latest report

When it comes to mobile speeds, no country can quite compare to Singapore. In our first State of Mobile Networks report for Singapore, we examined the mobile broadband experience offered by the city-state’s three major operators, and the LTE speeds … Continue reading

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TIM leads Brazilian operators in 4G coverage experience

When it comes to LTE reach, TIM Brasil has its competitors beat on two counts. It not only provided our users with 4G signals the most often but also in the most places. TIM rated highest in OpenSignal’s 4G coverage … Continue reading

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What can overall speed tell us about US operators? A lot actually

It’s been a tumultuous 18 months for the U.S. mobile industry. Verizon and AT&T reintroduced unlimited data plans sending their 4G speeds on a rollercoaster ride. T-Mobile asserted itself at the top of our rankings, climbing to first place in … Continue reading

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Can mobile networks cope with the data demand from ultra HD video?

As mobile networks get faster and faster, consumer habits are changing, with users adopting more and more data-hungry activities like streaming video and music, and live gaming. But just as mobile networks develop and improve, so does video quality, with … Continue reading

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The gloves are off in Germany but Telekom is still the heavyweight to beat

Competition is set to reach fever pitch in German telecoms, as Telekom has emerged as the victor in OpenSignal’s first look at the market. Telekom has dominated the awards table in our inaugural State of Mobile Networks: Germany report, thrashing … Continue reading

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Cry havoc: Italy’s mobile market braces for Iliad’s dogs of war

During his time as a Roman general, Julius Caesar led his legions to victory over the Gallic tribes of France. Skip forward 2,000 years, and the Italian mobile market faces a new invasion from France, in the form of Iliad’s … Continue reading

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