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Vodafone and TIM keep their 4G lead over the new Wind Tre

Wind and 3’s merger may have created the largest operator in Italy on paper, but it’s clear the new Wind Tre has some work to do before its network catches up. In our third State of Mobile Networks: Italy report, … Continue reading

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A merged Wind and 3 will play 4G catchup in Italy

Italy’s competitive landscape is going to look a lot different next year when No. 3 and No. 4 operators Wind and 3 combine into a single provider bigger than both TIM and Vodafone. But according to our new State of … Continue reading

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A region-by-region look at the UK’s 3G and 4G performance

Today OpenSignal released its State of Mobile Networks for the U.K. in partnership with consumer advocacy group Which?. Our report drew on 500 million measurements tracking the 3G and 4G performance of the U.K.’s four major operators, but as an … Continue reading

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U.K. 4G networks pack a punch but have a short reach

We’re starting to see some powerful 4G networks emerge in the U.K. The problem is those 4G signals don’t find their way to that many places. In partnership with consumer advocacy group Which?, OpenSignal today released its State of Mobile … Continue reading

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Data deep dive: Will the merger of O2 and 3 impact U.K. 4G quality?

With O2 and 3 in the throes of a merger, there’s been a lot of discussion over how the combination of two of the U.K.’s major operators would impact mobile competition. Will reducing the U.K. mobile market to three operators … Continue reading

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Europe will ban roaming fees — though you’re in for a wait

The end of international roaming fees in Europe is in sight, though it’s still a bit off in the distance. The European Parliament voted to abolish roaming fees within its border, but we’ll have to wait until the June 15 … Continue reading

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VoLTE: What is it and will it spell the end of 2G networks?

Last month 3 debuted a fancy sounding new service called 4G Super Voice in the U.K. What’s so super about this new voice plan you ask? Super Voice uses a technology that’s emerging globally, called voice over LTE or VoLTE. … Continue reading

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As The Customer Sees It: crowdsourcing regional coverage data

Over the past few weeks we at OpenSignal, along with Which?, the consumer advocacy group, have been putting out reports on the state of mobile coverage in the UK. This began in November when we released a report looking at … Continue reading

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