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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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Strong US TV and video market leads to controversial mobile network prioritization solutions

One of the most controversial practices that mobile operators can be accused of is prioritizing certain types of network traffic over others, or limiting the quality of video which consumers can stream. Operators in the U.S. are often criticized for … Continue reading

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OpenSignal pioneers the measurement of mobile video experience

Today OpenSignal is taking a huge step forward in the way mobile services are measured and quantified. We’ve introduced a new analysis of mobile video experience that rates the quality of video streamed from the internet to the mobile device. … Continue reading

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South Australia smashes it in 4G download speeds

Domestic cricket gets underway in Australia in October – and South Australia will certainly be hoping to put in a better innings this summer than they did in last season’s Sheffield Shield competition, when they ended up in last place. … Continue reading

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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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