Tag Archives: coverage

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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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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Could Facebook drones be used to fill in U.K. mobile dead zones?

Facebook VP of Engineering Jay Parikh has been making the rounds with U.K. media this week, talking up the social network’s plans to use drones to connect places throughout the world that currently get no cellular signal. In one interview … 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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UK Roads & Rails

Today we published a report into mobile coverage on UK Roads and Railways,  taking a look at how well served the transport infrastructure of the UK is by mobile connectivity. This is an area that the UK regulator, OfCom, has emphasised … Continue reading

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Which Network?

We are delighted to announce a new partnership with Which?  – The leading consumer advice magazine in the UK. Which? has a long history of helping consumers to make the best decisions about what to buy, from cars to washing … Continue reading

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How do the ‘Big 4’ compare for LTE in the biggest US cities?

T-Mobile CEO John Legere unveiled plans yesterday to abolish roaming charges for US users. This is fantastic news for consumers (and something that has needed to come for a while) and shows that Legere isn’t running out of exciting ideas … Continue reading

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Using Big Data

While signal testing my way through Omaha a friend in Kansas City, Missouri got in touch and let me know about KC’s City Camp (Un)Conference, happening that weekend at the Kauffman Foundation. She knew I would be in town and … Continue reading

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We’ve enabled geo-location, give it a go!

We love San Francisco. It’s a great city and one that we’ve been dreaming of a lot recently, especially during these interminable days of the seemingly never-ending London winter. It’s for this reason that, every time up until now that … Continue reading

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OpenSignalMaps on the BBC

OpenSignalMaps was recently featured on the BBC:

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