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Understanding mobile experience in the growth continent of Africa

Across Africa, the download speeds experienced by smartphone users vary greatly, even for countries with similar 4G availability. While users in South Africa, Morocco, Senegal and Kenya connect to 4G signals on average between 72% and 75% of the time, … Continue reading

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What’s in store for mobile in 2019? OpenSignal’s predictions for the coming year

It’s been a pretty busy year here at OpenSignal. And 2018 was an interesting time in the mobile world overall, with data abuse and increased regulation casting something of a shadow over some of the top tech launches of the … Continue reading

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OpenSignal lands in Belgium

Set in the crossroads of Western Europe, Belgium is the latest addition to our growing list of countries we have included in our in-depth analysis of the mobile user experience.  A small and highly developed nation, best known for its … Continue reading

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LTE in the Philippines improves but continues to lag behind Southeast Asia

The Philippines mobile market holds a unique position in the world… a position that comes with unique challenges. With only two operators offering mobile broadband services for a nation that spans over 7,000 islands — a difficult task to overcome … Continue reading

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High 4G availability coupled with stunning speeds – Canada’s mobile scene improves year on year

Canada has been at the forefront of 4G for several years now, but it seems the past year brought even wider reach and faster speeds to mobile users. So how are the individual operators stacking up? Photo by Scott Webb on Unsplash In … Continue reading

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OpenSignal takes a first look at the mobile scene in Portugal

Our very first report on the mobile industry in Portugal has arrived! Though the Iberian nation has been steadily improving in access to 4G connections in the past years, LTE speeds still have some catching up to do. Compared to … Continue reading

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In Brazil, you will now find an LTE signal more often than not

Brazil has come a long way since it launched LTE services a few years back. In our latest report on the State of Mobile Networks we saw gradual increases in 4G speed among Brazil’s operators, but the more impressive growth … Continue reading

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While LTE reach is on the rise, Argentina continues to struggle with poor 4G speeds

A relative latecomer in adopting LTE technology, Argentina has made steady progress in increasing access to 4G services in the past years.  But when it came to average 4G download speeds, the country is still below the global average and … Continue reading

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Indonesia is steadily working on its LTE – and it is paying off

Mobile users in Indonesia have a good chance of finding an LTE signal regardless of operator choice, but 4G download speeds remain among lowest worldwide.   In our first report measuring mobile experience in the country, we analysed over 9 … Continue reading

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Costa Rica’s LTE network is growing up, but speeds remain among slowest worldwide

Costa Rica definitely has some catching up to do in the global 4G race. In our latest State of LTE report, we found Costa Rica to be the second slowest in terms of average 4G download speeds among the 77 … Continue reading

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