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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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The evolution of ….. snow

From the Mobile Team Here in London, we don’t often get snow. This time of the year, it’s usually, rain, rain, cold, more rain, and on occasion, the classic ‘London fog’. So we really get excited when instead of getting soaked … 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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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s Meteor for iOS!

Hey, Apple lovers… we have some really cool news! It’s a great day for Meteor! It has returned for more action, and this time it’s set to land in the iOS Universe. It’s been a very busy 8 months for … Continue reading

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How speed test app Meteor can boost your mobile gaming experience

This has probably happened to you before. You are playing a first-person shooter (FPS) but you find yourself losing terribly because you are a few milliseconds behind everyone else. You might be a great FPS player, but there’s no way … 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 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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