Category Archives: Networks

Tracking upload speeds in Spain

When it comes to the direction of mobile data, we’re becoming a much more symmetrical society. We’re not just surfing the internet and downloading video, we’re creating content and streaming video from our phones. That means upload speed is becoming … 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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As the dust settles on unlimited plans, T-Mobile emerges as the frontrunner in OpenSignal’s metrics

OpenSignal’s newly published State of Mobile Networks: USA report might have yielded very different results if it weren’t for Verizon and AT&T’s return to the unlimited data fold last year. It’s been nearly a year since AT&T and Verizon decided to … Continue reading

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AT&T, Verizon still feeling the pain of unlimited, but 4G speeds have begun recovering

It’s been nearly a year since AT&T and Verizon reintroduced their unlimited plans, inviting their customers to download, stream and surf at their whim. But those unlimited plans came with a performance price. 4G speeds for both operators began dropping … 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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Measuring the Consumer Mobile Experience: Let’s Get the Facts Straight

When we founded OpenSignal 7 years ago, we had a very specific goal in mind. We sought an alternative to the old way of measuring mobile network performance. Instead of packing a car full of test gear and then driving … Continue reading

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The sun shines on Sunrise’s 4G performance

Having just wrapped up the latest installment of OpenSignal’s Italy report, why not hop over the border to take a look at Italy’s northern neighbor? OpenSignal is pleased to announce the latest country to join our coverage list: Switzerland. Examining … Continue reading

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Whose customers are using Wifi the most in the US?

Though we may be in the era of fast 4G connections, Wifi still plays a significant role in our mobile connectivity. We spend a lot of time connected to Wifi networks at home, work and at public hotspots. But just … Continue reading

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India’s fastest LTE connections are in Mumbai

OpenSignal is preparing its first public report for India, but while we crunch our numbers, I thought we’d share a sneak peak at what we’re finding in one of the world’s most fascinating mobile markets. We compiled our LTE speed … Continue reading

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OpenSignal turns its mobile spotlight on the Philippines

We’re pleased to add a new Asian country to our list of mobile reports. Today we published our first State of Mobile Networks report for the Philippines, which is rather unique among countries for having only two major operators competing … Continue reading

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