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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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The end is nigh (for 2G that is)

The days of 2G voice calls are numbered at Verizon Wireless – 1260 days to be exact. Verizon last week told FierceWireless it has set a shutdown date for its CDMA 1X network, which still carries the majority of its … Continue reading

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Can T-Mobile become the operator of rural America?

When OpenSignal released its State of Mobile Networks report for the U.S. last month, we noted T-Mobile’s big uptick in LTE coverage — the result of new network investment using new low-band spectrum. Simply put, T-Mobile customers found that they … 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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Is the world’s first 5G network going to be in New Jersey?

Speaking at a Business Insider conference last week, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam revealed that that next month the U.S. operator will have a live 5G network running at its headquarters in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. Those trials will then expand … Continue reading

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State of LTE June 2015

Today we release our most recent version of the OpenSignal State of LTE report. We are now releasing this report every three months, as a way of keeping a close eye on the development and improvement of LTE around the … 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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Announcing the publication of our global 4G LTE report

We’ve just released our report on the global state of 4G LTE, which we’ve been working on for quite a while. The full report is available here, but we thought we’d summarise a few of our findings in a short … Continue reading

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