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Introducing OpenSignal’s new peak speed metric

Every few years, operators announce some big new network or network enhancement that promises to blow the doors off whatever our current mobile data speeds happen to be at the time. We see press releases proclaiming 300 Mbps, 600 Mbps, … Continue reading

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OpenSignal begins full coverage of India

Over the last year, OpenSignal has published a few blog posts on some of our more interesting findings in the Indian mobile scene, but our plan has always been to do a more thorough analysis of one of the largest … Continue reading

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Introducing OpenSignal’s new data collection methodology

Starting this week, you may notice some changes in the reports, coverage maps and other data we publish. OpenSignal has made updates to the way we collect our data from smartphones and the methods we use to parse that data. … Continue reading

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Preliminary Results of our Global LTE Speed Test

As the end of 2012 approaches we are able to publish a preliminary set of findings from our global 4G speed test – focussing just on LTE. This test aggregates 130,000 network speed tests run by OpenSignal users across  specific … Continue reading

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San Francisco Network Speed Comparison Report – Verizon 4G takes crown

Over the course of a sunny day in April, the OpenSignalMaps team did over 550 speed tests across all the major cellular networks.  Each test measured the download speed, upload speed and the ping (a measure of network responsivity) of … Continue reading

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