Category Archives: Other

The Meteoric rise of a down-to-earth app

Why another speed test? Among other features, our flagship app OpenSignal tests the speed of your internet connection. So why create another app to do that? Well, we don’t really see Meteor just as a beautiful speed test (though we agree … Continue reading

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OpenSignal’s forthcoming “State of Mobile Networks: India” report and recent references to OpenSignal data

OpenSignal will soon publish its inaugural “State of Mobile Networks: India” report which will provide the most definitive analysis of mobile experience OpenSignal has ever carried out. In this report, we’ll compare the typical speeds, latencies and 4G availability on … 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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MWC 2017 Fiesta Time! Parties & Networking Events

It’s that time of the year once more: MWC is upon us and OpenSignal will be there! Find us in the UKTI Innovation Pavilion, or meet us at one of the many parties taking place in Barcelona — we’ll try … Continue reading

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4G around the world: State of LTE report returns

In OpenSignal’s latest State of LTE report, we once again look at the speed and accessibility of the world’s LTE networks, this time examining 78 different countries. While we find the usual suspects in the top rankings — for instance … Continue reading

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A look at Italy’s high-performance networks

Today OpenSignal published its first State of Mobile Networks report for Italy, and what we found were powerful 4G services that Italian operators can be proud of. Their one limitation was reach. While Italian 4G subscribers were able to connect … Continue reading

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You’re covered: What operators mean when they talk about coverage

Last week EE CEO Marc Allera made a bold pledge. He promised to expand EE’s 4G umbrella to 95% of the U.K.’s land mass by 2020. At first glance, that may not seem very aggressive considering EE already claims its LTE … Continue reading

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Can T-Mobile become the operator of rural America?

When OpenSignal released its State of Mobile Networks report for the U.S. last month, we noted T-Mobile’s big uptick in LTE coverage — the result of new network investment using new low-band spectrum. Simply put, T-Mobile customers found that they … Continue reading

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Sensing Samsung: The evolution of sensors in the Galaxy S series

On Sunday at Mobile World Congress, Samsung is expected to unveil its latest flagship smartphone. There are a lot of speculation and rumors swirling about the hardware and features in the new Galaxy S7, and our CTO James Robinson has … Continue reading

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Galaxy S7: both Qualcomm and Samsung chips seen by OpenSignal

The Galaxy S range has always embraced multiple variants – the S6 for example comes with about a dozen different internal configurations (the cell radios and sensors they used). Some of this is unavoidable, CDMA networks aren’t going to work … Continue reading

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