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LTE: How US operators stack up by region

Last week OpenSignal released its semi-annual State of Mobile Networks report for the U.S., comparing the 3G and 4G performance of the big 4 nationwide. As we’ve done in previous reports, we also looked at LTE speeds and availability in … Continue reading

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4G speeds are on the rise in US cities

Today OpenSignal published its State of Mobile Networks report for the U.S., breaking down the network performance of the four major operators both nationwide and in cities across the country. While the report explores general 3G and 4G trends in … Continue reading

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T-Mobile butts head with Verizon in OpenSignal’s latest U.S. results

The John Legere juggernaut shows no signs of slowing down. Ever since the outspoken CEO took over T-Mobile in 2012, he’s been promising the Un-carrier would become a major force in the U.S. mobile scene. In our latest test results, … Continue reading

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How the Big 4 stack up in the US in coverage and speed

The TV ad war between mobile operators in the U.S. has reached a fever pitch. Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile are using everything from marbles to samurai swords – and in T-Mobile’s case a good deal of sarcasm – to explain … Continue reading

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Sprint coins another new word for its 4G network: LTE Plus

Sprint, the operator who famously first began using the term 4G, is back at the name-creation game. This week it unveiled a new moniker for its LTE network in 77 cities. That name is LTE Plus, and it replaces Spark, … Continue reading

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WiMAX remains on life support in the US thanks to court order

Today was supposed to be an historic day or sorts. Sprint had planned to pull the plug on its WiMAX network, finally putting an end to that grand failed experiment in mobile networking. A U.S. court, however, has taken exception … Continue reading

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US LTE performance: T-Mobile fastest, Verizon best coverage

Yesterday we released a report into the state of LTE in the US, with a particular focus on how network performance changes over time. Mobile networks in the United States have been under particular scrutiny lately, with Verizon and T-Mobile … 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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Tell us about your network!

We’ve introduced a new feature into our Android app, which allows you to let us know how your network is performing. Dropped call? Slow data? Poor voice quality? Just press the ‘report’ tab and let us know. When you make … Continue reading

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