Category Archives: LTE

Multiple operators across the globe hit simultaneously by Ericsson network outage

OpenSignal has identified that December 6th’s mobile network outage hit multiple operators at the same time across the globe. Analyzing availability data for 2G, 3G and 4G mobile technologies across hundreds of networks, we found three operators where smartphone users … Continue reading

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Maxis leads in Malaysia peak download speeds — but Celcom is close behind

Not all LTE networks are created equal, and few countries exemplify that maxim more than Malaysia. In OpenSignal’s analysis of peak download speeds in Malaysia, we found that there were vastly different capabilities across the six major operators’ networks. The … 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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4G networks were the most affected by Sulawesi earthquake

OpenSignal measured the impact on smartphone users’ experience before and in the aftermath of the 7.5 magnitude earthquake with epicentre on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, on Friday September 28, 2018. The earthquake sparked a tsunami with waves up to … 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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AT&T Mexico’s download speeds head south in OpenSignal’s new report

Telcel captured five of OpenSignal’s seven awards in our State of Mobile Networks report for Mexico — and it accomplished that feat with practically no movement in our metrics. With the exception of overall download speed, Telcel’s results stayed flat … Continue reading

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AIS and DTAC make their mark in OpenSignal’s new Thailand analysis

OpenSignal’s new State of Mobile Networks report for Thailand shows that you can’t take a leading position for granted in that country’s dynamic mobile market. TrueMove H has dominated our speed and availability metrics for the last few OpenSignal reports. … Continue reading

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India’s good LTE availability does not guarantee a great mobile video experience

Key takeaways: India’s mobile operators have been successful in making 4G LTE widely available across India. 4G availability experienced by smartphone users ranges from 82.6% in the Kerala region to an impressive 90.9% in Kolkata, demonstrating that most of the … Continue reading

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Malaysia’s 4G market is reaching maturity

Today OpenSignal published its State of Mobile Network report for Malaysia, our fourth look at the Southeast Asian country’s diverse mobile scene. After two years of tracking the country’s six mobile operators, it’s become evident that Malaysia’s 4G market is … Continue reading

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