Category Archives: LTE

Which cities rank highest in 4G speed and availability in Brazil?

Brazil is a country not only of big natural landscapes but also of humongous cities. It lays claim to more than a dozen metropoles with over a 1 million residents — and a lot of those folks have 4G smartphones. … Continue reading

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Netherlands hits the peaks in 4G availability

In terms of geography, the Netherlands is mainly known for being, well, flat. But the Netherlands is certainly at the top of Europe when it comes to 4G network experience. In our most recent State of Mobile Networks report for … Continue reading

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With new models, Apple will raise mobile network speeds

In 2018, Apple is on the “speed” or “S” year in its normal two-year iPhone update cycle: Apple usually launches a new iPhone design one year, then the next year it keeps the exterior design the same but updates the … Continue reading

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Kolkata is India’s top region for 4G availability

Kolkata is popularly known as the City of Joy, after the novel and film of the same name. or centuries the region has been celebrated as India’s capital of arts and culture — and now its citizens have yet another … Continue reading

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How to avoid “the weakest link” to deliver a great mobile video experience

Mobile video traffic is enormous and growing. Consider the case of YouTube and its billion-plus users: over half of total video views happen on mobile devices. On Twitter, the role of mobile for video is even greater: 90% of total … Continue reading

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Vodacom races ahead in South Africa 4G speeds

Vodacom has now firmly established itself as the king of speed across our South African metrics, coming top in all of OpenSignal’s national network speed and latency categories. The operator showed its rivals a clean pair of heels in all … Continue reading

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Chile’s 4G services experience growing pains as LTE networks mature

In OpenSignal’s new State of Mobile Networks report for Chile we witnessed the Andean country’s 4G evolution head in two distinct directions. On the one hand, 4G availability was on the rise in our latest test period, giving Chile’s growing … Continue reading

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Where to vacation in Mexico for a good 4G experience

Summer may be nearly over, which means Mexico’s biggest national holiday is less than a month away. On Sept. 16, millions of Mexicans will celebrate their country’s independence with festivals and parades while many of them take advantage of the … Continue reading

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The US may yet catch its global peers in 4G speeds

OpenSignal recently published its State of Mobile Networks report for the U.S., and in it we tracked some significant increases in 4G speed across the country’s mobile networks. The most interesting speed results we saw weren’t on the national level; … Continue reading

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Tracking AT&T’s rise to dominance in 4G network responsiveness

We recently published our latest report on the State of Mobile Networks in the U.S., where the network speed and 4G availability awards were dominated by a couple of operators. But AT&T won one notable accolade in OpenSignal’s metrics – … Continue reading

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