Category Archives: Market Analysis

The 4G battle continues between T-Mobile and Verizon

Our latest national report on the State of Mobile Networks in the U.S. recognized T-Mobile as the winner in almost all of our categories, but it certainly wasn’t for a lack of competition. Verizon took second place in several of … Continue reading

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OpenSignal Comment Time: You Ask, We Answer

We recently got a comment on Facebook from one of our users about the results of our most recent USA report. Russell asked many great questions about our methodology and our business model.  We thought other users might be asking … Continue reading

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Which US cities lean on Wifi the most?

When we talk about smartphone connectivity, we tend to focus on the big name cellular technologies like LTE and future 5G technologies. We often tend to forget that one of the most important mobile technologies out there isn’t actually a … 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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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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SprinT-Mo: How 2 operators could create 1 powerhouse network

It may be an open question whether Sprint and T-Mobile will move forward with their merger plans, but that hasn’t stopped speculation on what the future mega-operator would look like if they somehow do succeed. Wall Street has poured over … Continue reading

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