Category Archives: Market Analysis

The Mid-Atlantic is a hot zone for mobile download speed in the US

Only one state or commonwealth can claim to have the fastest mobile broadband speeds in the union, and that state is New Jersey. In OpenSignal’s analysis of the lower 48, we found that the Garden State outperformed its peers in … 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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Canada’s Bell and Telus have the edge over Rogers in video experience

In our State of Mobile Video Report, the Americas didn’t compare that favorably with Europe in mobile video quality, but one country did stand out in the New World. Canada was one of two countries we examined in the Americas … Continue reading

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Hurricane Florence’s impact on mobile networks lasted for days

During and in the aftermath of a natural disaster, reliable communication plays a vital role to ensure efficient first response and provide critical information to people in the impacted areas. OpenSignal measured the experience of smartphone users before and in … 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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Hong Kong mobile users’ time on Wifi peaked during Typhoon Mangkhut

Reliable communication is key during natural disasters On Sunday 16 September, Hong Kong was battered by Typhoon Mangkhut, the strongest tropical storm to hit the city in recent decades, with strong winds up to 103 mph (166 kph) that smashed … Continue reading

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Verizon leads in video experience in the US

Last month, OpenSignal unveiled its first analysis of mobile video experience, which measures the quality of video consumers see when streaming over their mobile connections. We’ve already taken a broad look at video experience in countries around the world in … Continue reading

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Canada and Bolivia lead the Americas in our video experience analysis

OpenSignal recently published its first State of Mobile Video report, which analyzed how consumers experienced video over mobile networks in 69 countries around the world. Now we’re drilling down into the specifics of various regions, starting first with the Americas. … 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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