Category Archives: LTE

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

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Minneapolis’s 4G in good shape for the Super Bowl

Just a couple of days away, the annual championship of the NFL will kick off in Minneapolis. With a million visitors expected to attend the biggest sports event in the US, the city is in the midst of manic preparation … 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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As the dust settles on unlimited plans, T-Mobile emerges as the frontrunner in OpenSignal’s metrics

OpenSignal’s newly published State of Mobile Networks: USA report might have yielded very different results if it weren’t for Verizon and AT&T’s return to the unlimited data fold last year. It’s been nearly a year since AT&T and Verizon decided 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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AT&T, Verizon still feeling the pain of unlimited, but 4G speeds have begun recovering

It’s been nearly a year since AT&T and Verizon reintroduced their unlimited plans, inviting their customers to download, stream and surf at their whim. But those unlimited plans came with a performance price. 4G speeds for both operators began dropping … 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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EE and 3 dominate regional speeds in Great Britain

In OpenSignal’s September Mobile Networks Update for the UK, EE was the runaway winner of our nationwide 4G speed award in the UK. When we drill down the regional level, EE makes a similarly strong showing, but it faces some … Continue reading

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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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